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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 08:55 PM
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Views: 458
Posted By splateee
skimmer acting up

Hello,

i have Coralife Super Skimmer 125 and it is acting strange. The pump acts like it looses air and the water level will go up in the skimmer collection tube and almost overflow. It is like a...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By splateee
I ran my skimmer and a power filter with the blue...

I ran my skimmer and a power filter with the blue filter pad. After two days it was clear. The filter pad was caked with gunk.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/08/2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 519
Posted By splateee
The output tube should be draining down, not up.

The output tube should be draining down, not up.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By splateee
As the lights get older they loose their...

As the lights get older they loose their intensity and the spectrum shifts. I usually change mine every 12 months.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By splateee
I think a metal halide would be overkill for...

I think a metal halide would be overkill for those types of corals. You could go with T5's or PC's. I would also think you would have heat problems with a metal halide. As far as how many tubes i...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By splateee
You can try adding a few more peppermints to the...

You can try adding a few more peppermints to the tank. You could also try using Joe's Juice. I have used Joes Juice but i have so many in my tank that i am always missing some. You could also remove...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/07/2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By splateee
Red face I haven't heard anything about it. Maybe try...

I haven't heard anything about it. Maybe try their website and see if it has any info on it. Is it real fine grain size? If it is to fine you will get alot of sandstorms. I am using the pulverized...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By splateee
You can try Joes Juice. It works pretty good. I...

You can try Joes Juice. It works pretty good. I would take care of it as soon as possible before you get more.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By splateee
I don't know about releasing anything into the...

I don't know about releasing anything into the water, but it could cause a shock to the fish and harm them.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/04/2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By splateee
Yes they are about 12 to 14 inches. They are in a...

Yes they are about 12 to 14 inches. They are in a 240 gallon.

Thank you
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/04/2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By splateee
keeping more than 1 snowflake eel

Hello,

just wondering if anyone has more then one snowflake eel in their tank. I have kept 2 zebras, goldentail and chainlink in the same tank but not a snowflake.

Thank you
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/03/2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By splateee
I had two zebras and both were rarley out in the...

I had two zebras and both were rarley out in the open. They also would just come out enough to eat.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/02/2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,503
Posted By splateee
I am using pulverized limestone. I got it at Home...

I am using pulverized limestone. I got it at Home Depot. They carry it in the garden section. It is made by Pavestone and i belive it came in a 50lb brown bag with blue writting. I haven't had any...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/01/2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By splateee
I too have had the same problem with my API test...

I too have had the same problem with my API test kits. I did the nitrate test and it was all the way in the red. I then tested again with a different kit and got around 10 ppm. The same with the...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/30/2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By splateee
I run a Fluval 404 on my 240 gallon. It is just...

I run a Fluval 404 on my 240 gallon. It is just for running carbon and phosphate remove and some blue filter pad material to help polish the water. I don't run any of the noodles/bio ball materials...
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/30/2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By splateee
Just go with some 1/4 or 3/8 inch plywood. You...

Just go with some 1/4 or 3/8 inch plywood. You can use a Birch or Oak grain if you are going to stain it. If not just go with some 1/4 inch AC ply and paint it. I would not use particle board or MDF,...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/30/2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By splateee
I had two for awhile. They ate the bubble algae...

I had two for awhile. They ate the bubble algae just fine. Then they started to pick at a Toadstool coral, so they were gone after that.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/30/2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By splateee
Are they more like white little dots? Probally...

Are they more like white little dots? Probally ich. Can you post a picture.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 12/28/2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By splateee
I would feed our zebras about every 2 days or so....

I would feed our zebras about every 2 days or so. I would feed wild caught shrimp, squid and krill.
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 12/27/2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,530
Posted By splateee
That is going to be a awsome tank. I like the...

That is going to be a awsome tank. I like the color of the stand and canopy.
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 12/27/2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,666
Posted By splateee
Very nice looking tank. Thank you for sharing.

Very nice looking tank. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/27/2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By splateee
From what i have read the blue legs are a little...

From what i have read the blue legs are a little more aggressive then the reds. Now i have had both and haven't had any problems. I have blue legs in the tank now.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/24/2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By splateee
Check the pin configuration. Are they "square" or...

Check the pin configuration. Are they "square" or "straight" pin? Then go online and pick some up. I have ordered from Hello lights and they worked good.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/22/2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By splateee
Yes. They should generally be changed out about...

Yes. They should generally be changed out about every 8 months or so. I change ours out every 12 months.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/21/2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By splateee
I converted our 240 gallon chiclid tank to a...

I converted our 240 gallon chiclid tank to a FOWLR. It looked just like yours with the same rock. You can use some of the existing rock you have now and add some live rock. I just combined the 2 reef...
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