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Forum: LPS Keepers 07/16/2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
how old is the sandbed and is it visibly dirty? ...

how old is the sandbed and is it visibly dirty? i had a bad cyano issue that would not go away no matter what i did... when i moved to my new house i replaced about 95% of the sandbed and it went...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 07/14/2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
my xenia elongata was pulsing in the bag while...

my xenia elongata was pulsing in the bag while acclimating and did great for about 3 months growing like a weed. it stopped growing and expanding as much for the last month or so and also stopped...
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/11/2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
my 29g has 2 false percs, a pj cardinal, a...

my 29g has 2 false percs, a pj cardinal, a lawnmower blenny, and a green mandarin. i wouldn't recommend a mandarin in a 29g unless you see it eating prepared food first. mine wiped out the pod...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 06/15/2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKPrGxB1Kzc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKPrGxB1Kzc
Forum: Reef Fishes 06/15/2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
i waited a year and a half before attempting a...

i waited a year and a half before attempting a mandarin in my 29g. my tank was swarming with pods before i put him in and now i have to look close in order to see a pod so he definitly put a huge...
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 06/13/2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
my pj cardinal always hovers right next to or...

my pj cardinal always hovers right next to or right above my frogspawn.
Forum: Do It Yourself 06/13/2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
i would install them perpindicular since the...

i would install them perpindicular since the reflector would be reflecting light the length of the tank instead of out the front and back panels of glass.
Forum: Reef Discussion 06/13/2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
when i moved i replaced my sand bed with a $3 bag...

when i moved i replaced my sand bed with a $3 bag of home depot sand. i just saved a cup full of sand from the old bed to seed the new bed.
Forum: Reef Discussion 06/13/2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
i dont see how water can drain out of the pump if...

i dont see how water can drain out of the pump if both ends of the loop are under water and it is primed... in order for the water to drain out air has to be able to come in.
Forum: Do It Yourself 06/12/2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
im in the process of putting the same type of...

im in the process of putting the same type of thing together for my 29g. this is a good design to get you started...

http://www.melevsreef.com/closedloop.html

mine is going to be a little...
Forum: Reef Discussion 06/05/2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
i used 15g of new water and the rest was existing...

i used 15g of new water and the rest was existing water for the 29g. i used the first 15g i syphoned off as the water i kept... this was before i disturbed anything so it was relatively clean. i...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 06/05/2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
you could also drop them in a cup with the rubble...

you could also drop them in a cup with the rubble on the bottom. in a couple days it should be attached to one of the pieces of rubble.
Forum: Reef Discussion 06/05/2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
when i moved my 29g i only saved half of the...

when i moved my 29g i only saved half of the water. i individually bagged fish and inverts... i bagged corals that were not attached to large rocks and put all bagged livestock in a big ingloo...
Forum: Upstate Reef Society 06/04/2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,013
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
im into the cactus and succulents as well. ill...

im into the cactus and succulents as well. ill have to snap a few pics for this thread... unfortunatly i dont have anything cold hardy, every window sill on the south side of my house is packed full...
Forum: Zoanthids 05/31/2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
here is my zoa colony that my clowns host.. ive...

here is my zoa colony that my clowns host.. ive have no problems taking 30-40 frags off of it. the zoas open right back up within minutes of placing them back in the tank. the clowns hop right back...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 05/24/2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
ive used it before and it seemed to work fine. ...

ive used it before and it seemed to work fine. ive since switched to just phospure and add black diamond carbon. ends up being cheaper for more media.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 05/23/2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 269
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
GMAX, i agree but really dry or wet, unless the...

GMAX, i agree but really dry or wet, unless the rock came from an established system or the ocean and gets to your tank quickly, it will have die off.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 05/23/2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 269
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
since you already have 10lbs of live rock, why...

since you already have 10lbs of live rock, why not add another 40lbs or so of base rock? the LFS here sells it for $.50 a lb. after a few months you cant tell the difference between it anyway. ...
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 05/22/2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
just wait till it realizes the area between your...

just wait till it realizes the area between your fingers is more tender. my female false perc bites me every time my hand is in the water.. she bullies other fish from time to time but avoids the...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 05/22/2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
ive tried some generic no name bulbs, all-glass...

ive tried some generic no name bulbs, all-glass bulbs, and current sunpaq bulbs and i would say the sunpaqs get my vote hands down. i just switched up my color temps a little bit and really like the...
Forum: Upstate Reef Society 05/18/2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
another thing that complicates things is that a...

another thing that complicates things is that a lot of corals are obtained for free or in trades. out of the 20 or so coral species in my tank i think ive paid money for 3 of them. the rest i...
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 05/18/2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,187
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
i just wanted to add that the equipment on the...

i just wanted to add that the equipment on the tank itself is not the only place consumption can be cut back. if you havn't done so already switch all the light bulbs in your house to compact...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 05/16/2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
i have a cleaner shrimp and a couple peppermint...

i have a cleaner shrimp and a couple peppermint shrimp. the cleaner is always out in the open and will swim to the surface when i feed the tank. the peppermints only really come out of the rocks...
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 05/16/2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 378
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
its crazy how little fear these fish have. i...

its crazy how little fear these fish have. i mean a hand is one thing, but for them to challenge a whole human is nuts. just think what happens when a predator comes up to them in the wild.

ive...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 05/16/2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By DiViNeLeFT
i use 3 65w PCs to light up my 29g with the same...

i use 3 65w PCs to light up my 29g with the same dimensions. i keep zoa's, mushrooms, softies, LPS, and put in 1 SPS to see if my system could support it and it has been growing. since you already...
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