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Forum: SPS Keepers 01/12/2008, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,834
Posted By MiddletonMark
I'd feed a lot more ... not giant feedings, but...

I'd feed a lot more ... not giant feedings, but I'd feed more smaller feedings every day scattered through the day.

That's a generally energy inefficient skimmer [needs a power-hungry pump to run...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 614
Posted By MiddletonMark
Folks, if you think this is a poster who is...

Folks, if you think this is a poster who is asking a question to inflame things [troll] ... then ignore it if you have nothing to add to the discussion.

This is supposed to be a welcoming...
Forum: Coral Propagation and Aquaculture 01/10/2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By MiddletonMark
Also check hobby shops [like model airplanes] -...

Also check hobby shops [like model airplanes] - some folks use that thicker cyanoacrylate.

Personally, I wait for my local hardware store to have a sale on gel superglue, buy many many tubes...
Forum: Coral Propagation and Aquaculture 01/10/2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By MiddletonMark
cyanoacrylate, super glue. I prefer the...

cyanoacrylate, super glue.

I prefer the `gel' type, doesn't run as fast.
Forum: SPS Keepers 01/09/2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By MiddletonMark
I found manual eradication to be the most...

I found manual eradication to be the most effective practice.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By MiddletonMark
I've been very happy with my Tunze as well. ...

I've been very happy with my Tunze as well.

Keeps the level dead on, reliable enough that I worry about other equipment when on vacation.

It does make quiet hum when on, like Greg said. ...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By MiddletonMark
The `binder' method has worked well for me too. ...

The `binder' method has worked well for me too.

One thing to keep in mind is to either have a photo-guide for everything - else label everything. Generally I've labeled each piece of equipment...
Forum: SPS Keepers 01/09/2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By MiddletonMark
I personally lean more towards a home-made food...

I personally lean more towards a home-made food ... which IME has a wide variety of particle sizes - some for fish, some for LPS, some for smaller-polyp corals.

www.reefkeeping.com has a simple...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,760
Posted By MiddletonMark
Thanks for the legal info, mcliffy. One of...

Thanks for the legal info, mcliffy.

One of the big strengths IMO of this place is what you just provided, expertise is just about every field. Thanks for sharing yours.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,760
Posted By MiddletonMark
IMO, my livestock is probably worth $5k [now that...

IMO, my livestock is probably worth $5k [now that it's grown out].

Why do I want to save $50 for an unknown manufacturer vs. from one of the best companies I've dealt with .... and possibly risk...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,434
Posted By MiddletonMark
Personally ... I'd pay most attention to the...

Personally ... I'd pay most attention to the shrimp, snail, and star varieties.

Sk8r did a great intro on starfish to avoid ... though the `micro-stars' IME are a good addition, that will last....
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,434
Posted By MiddletonMark
Chris - How do you define detrivore kit? ...

Chris -

How do you define detrivore kit?

[that, IME, can mean a lot of things ... some useful, some not]
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/08/2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By MiddletonMark
I would also mention that B-ionic is available in...

I would also mention that B-ionic is available in larger 5g sizes.

This is shipped as only about 15% full [of concentrate] buckets, which you then add RO/DI to to create `normal concentration'...
Forum: SPS Keepers 01/08/2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By MiddletonMark
I think this thread has answered the question. ...

I think this thread has answered the question.

I'm closing it, as further speculation will not add anything of import to the fact that he is not around recently.
Forum: SCUBA/Snorkeling 01/08/2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,460
Posted By MiddletonMark
37, certified 4 years ago now.

37, certified 4 years ago now.
Forum: SPS Keepers 01/08/2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By MiddletonMark
Looking at his posts/info, I don't see `Moved...

Looking at his posts/info, I don't see `Moved On'.
Maybe I missed it, but I think he just quit posting [on reef boards/etc]


Certainly plenty of huge threads to read through, a good few months...
Forum: SPS Keepers 01/05/2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By MiddletonMark
DT's is a nutrient-rich food, IME can easily lead...

DT's is a nutrient-rich food, IME can easily lead to nutrient imbalances.

I'd cut down on it's feeding significantly, and after a period of stability, very slowly increase it as you watch how well...
Forum: The Lounge 01/05/2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By MiddletonMark
True of boys of all ages, esp the older they get...

True of boys of all ages, esp the older they get :lol:

And even thinking about it now, McLovin still cracks me up.
Forum: The Lounge 01/04/2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 26,690
Posted By MiddletonMark
How about reading a little further, and...

How about reading a little further, and continuing through page two.






Anyway, as you seem determined to get this thread closed through negativity ... I'll leave you to continue down that...
Forum: The Lounge 01/04/2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 26,690
Posted By MiddletonMark
http://media.www.michigandaily.com/media/storage/p...

http://media.www.michigandaily.com/media/storage/paper851/news/2006/11/21/Football/Daily.Reporter.Goes.Inside.Ohio.States.Student.Section-2505543.shtml

Perhaps you should look in the mirror before...
Forum: The Lounge 01/04/2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 26,690
Posted By MiddletonMark
How about some evidence of this beyond your word...

How about some evidence of this beyond your word of mouth?

Otherwise it's baseless slander, could be easily made up by someone with an axe to grind.

Given your repeated statements, I'm...
Forum: The Lounge 01/04/2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 26,690
Posted By MiddletonMark
Evidently being sworn at causes you to [many...

Evidently being sworn at causes you to [many years later] hold a remarkable grudge against anyone from Wisconsin.

But I'm just supposed to ignore your slams like they never happened, not have my...
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/04/2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,986
Posted By MiddletonMark
Sure, but I'll need a few days to dig them up. ...

Sure, but I'll need a few days to dig them up.

As for studies about people who read peer-reviewed vs. not ... I don't know of a study.

But if you haven't read the scientific literature you...
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/04/2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,986
Posted By MiddletonMark
If you want to talk about reef aquaria, I don't...

If you want to talk about reef aquaria, I don't think anyone asked for peer-reviewed articles. That is, if you're posting about fish on a fishboard. But we're not ....

If talking about other...
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/04/2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,986
Posted By MiddletonMark
How about putting together a cogent argument that...

How about putting together a cogent argument that is more than cut + pasted text from advocacy sites?

There's a big difference in between major peer-reviewed journals and web-based blogs/advocacy...
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