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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I ran a Ushio 10K DE for a year on my hamilton...

I ran a Ushio 10K DE for a year on my hamilton HQI ballast and I agree that it was quite yellow.
Forum: The Lounge 12/31/2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 984
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Liverock shipped by grayhound will come in pretty...

Liverock shipped by grayhound will come in pretty much frozen at this time of year. Some life will still survive I guess, I had some different algaes start to grow from my shipment (shipped in March...
Forum: SCUBA/Snorkeling 12/30/2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I've heard a number of recommendations for the...

I've heard a number of recommendations for the Olympus Stylus with an underwater housing.
Forum: The Lounge 12/30/2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 984
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Where are you getting your box of liverock from?...

Where are you getting your box of liverock from? I bought a 65 pound box from J&L last march and had it shipped on the bus which I wouldnt recommend. The box was really cold when it arrived... so...
Forum: The Lounge 12/30/2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 984
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I've noticed that in most cases "reef" is in the...

I've noticed that in most cases "reef" is in the title so maybe Northern BC Reef Club or Nothern BC Reef Society. If building websites is your thing then by all means go for it and I'll do my part by...
Forum: The Lounge 12/30/2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 984
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I think Lonnie looks at the tank of the month...

I think Lonnie looks at the tank of the month from time to time but he is mostly on www.thereeftank.com. Even there he doesnt post very often. I'm thinking it would be really great if we could get a...
Forum: The Lounge 12/29/2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 984
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Do either of you want some caulerpa right now? My...

Do either of you want some caulerpa right now? My fuge is packed so I really need to thin it out a bit. I could stuff up to a 1 gal bucket with it so anyone can have as much as they want. Tangs love...
Forum: The Lounge 12/28/2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 984
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Lonnie (500gal guy) hasnt updated his old posting...

Lonnie (500gal guy) hasnt updated his old posting but he does have the tank running again. He was able to keep the house so he filled it back up about 3-4 months ago and started stocking it again 2...
Forum: The Lounge 12/25/2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 984
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Prince George is sort of close to Prince Rupert....

Prince George is sort of close to Prince Rupert. lol now I recognise you. You're Chris Styles. Theres another guy in town who has a 500 gal tank but he is mostly on thereeftank.com. Here is a link to...
Forum: The Lounge 12/25/2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 984
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I live in Prince George. What a fluke that I...

I live in Prince George. What a fluke that I spotted this thread. I also know about 8 other reefers in the city, 4 of which have memberships on this site.
Forum: Top Ten Ideas & Tank of the Month Nominations 12/07/2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Why Reefkeepers Should Never Go On Vacation

Just after setting up my first Calcium Reactor I went out of town for the weekend entrusting my brother to feed my fish and top of the evaporated water. Hours before I got home he bumped the C02...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/06/2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 851
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I would love to pack the coral into my checked...

I would love to pack the coral into my checked baggage... if there was some guarantee it wouldnt get lost, or that someone wouldnt take it by accident, or if they didnt let it all sit out on the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/06/2007, 05:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 851
Posted By whatcaneyedo
live coral a terrorist threat?!?!

So I was taking a short trip a few months ago to another city and while I was there I thought it would be nice to scope out some of their LFS and maybe even buy some new coral that I could bring back...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 12/03/2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By whatcaneyedo
A friend of mine has just started a 230 gal soft...

A friend of mine has just started a 230 gal soft coral tank. He has some toadstools, colts, sinularia, anthelia, xenia and various polyps/zoos and will probably get some mushrooms as well. The only...
Forum: SCUBA/Snorkeling 12/01/2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Just tagging along as I'm interested too

Just tagging along as I'm interested too
Forum: Tridacnid Clams and other Mollusks 11/24/2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I was told it was a maxima when it was given to...

I was told it was a maxima when it was given to me and I never questioned that until now but I guess I was mistaken all along. I moved the clam up into a higher area in the tank just now so that...
Forum: Tridacnid Clams and other Mollusks 11/24/2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By whatcaneyedo
In the top picture, left to right its suppose to...

In the top picture, left to right its suppose to be maxima, crocea, maxima, squamosa... but I think you're right. The shell on the top "maxima/crocea" is rather smooth except for some of the new...
Forum: Tridacnid Clams and other Mollusks 11/24/2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By whatcaneyedo
why are my maximas so different

I have these two clams (and 4 others.... lol) The blue one was given to me 2 years ago and came from a small nano tank with PC lighting and fluctuating water perameters. The gold tear drop one I...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/24/2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I've kept peppermints and clams together for...

I've kept peppermints and clams together for short periods of time for aptasia control and I've heard that they can bug clams but in my experiance peppermints hide all day while the clams are open...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/17/2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By whatcaneyedo
That depends on how good a job you do siliconing...

That depends on how good a job you do siliconing in a wall there. Have you looked at this site? http://www.melevsreef.com/allmysumps.html You might find a sump idea there that you would like more...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/17/2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By whatcaneyedo
An oceans motions unit is just like having...

An oceans motions unit is just like having another 90 elbow in your plumbing.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/15/2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I know 3 people in the city where I live who run...

I know 3 people in the city where I live who run their skimmers and are all very happy with them. I dont have a PM skimmer but I do have a PM calcium reactor and I can say that they are built very...
Forum: Do It Yourself 11/14/2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I dont know what most of the proper hardware...

I dont know what most of the proper hardware store names for some of this stuff is but what I built was composed of:

1) 10" RO media housing,
2) maxi-jet 400 pump (plus some of the accessories...
Forum: Do It Yourself 11/14/2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Theres a tiny bit of leaking around where the PVC...

Theres a tiny bit of leaking around where the PVC is threaded in. I should have used a bit more teflon tape, but I'm sure that leak will plug itself with kalk anyways so I'm not too worried. Heres a...
Forum: Do It Yourself 11/13/2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 576
Posted By whatcaneyedo
DIY effluent chamber

I've been having a lot of fun with these RO media housings. First I built a kalk reactor out of one and now I've made myself an effluent chamber. For this all I did was drill and then tap a hole near...
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