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Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/11/2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,235
Posted By ACBlinky
You might also have luck removing some if you...

You might also have luck removing some if you point a powerhead at the colony -- shrooms will detach themselves if they don't like their location, and with any luck some will loosen up or let go and...
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 01/11/2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,524
Posted By ACBlinky
There's nothing prettier than a nice GSM -- I've...

There's nothing prettier than a nice GSM -- I've seen some with strangely shaped or small fins, which I don't like, but a GSM like the ones posted in this thread is a sight to behold. Punch and Judy...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/10/2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,165
Posted By ACBlinky
I don't know how much is absorbed into frozen...

I don't know how much is absorbed into frozen foods, but marines (unlike FW fish) do drink their water so even if it's floating around in the water column it will end up in the fish eventually. If he...
Forum: The Lounge 01/10/2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By ACBlinky
WOW, those are stunning birds. I've been...

WOW, those are stunning birds. I've been interested in falconry for a while, reading about it a bit, and hope some day I can spend a day with someone who has a falcon, to see what it's like -- it's...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By ACBlinky
Four days -- we bought him on Monday. ...

Four days -- we bought him on Monday.

Thanks for the replies guys, I guess I just needed a little reassurance -- I had a neon dotty when I had my 65g up and running and he was quite bold right...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/10/2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,955
Posted By ACBlinky
Not sure if anyone's even reading this thread,...

Not sure if anyone's even reading this thread, but I'm going to update just in case ;)

I woke up this morning to find Speedy halfway up on the back glass -- positive confirmation that he is indeed...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By ACBlinky
Shy dottyback -- will I ever see my new fish?

I just purchased a beautiful Pseudochromis dilectus dottyback, and he's a painfully shy fish. I'm used to dottys being obnoxious, gutsy and even mean fish, but this guy seems really reserved. He's in...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/10/2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,165
Posted By ACBlinky
I'm not sure if this is a good idea with these...

I'm not sure if this is a good idea with these particular fish or not, but I thought I'd mention it anyway -- maybe someone more knowledgeable can give their thoughts, or you can do some research.
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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By ACBlinky
What a great thread idea! My 30g is a very KISS...

What a great thread idea!
My 30g is a very KISS setup with a pair of maroons and a few inverts - it has some pest anemones and microalgaes, but they kind of fit the tank's theme (everything in the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,620
Posted By ACBlinky
If you want a thread to get attention and...

If you want a thread to get attention and meaningful replies, my advice is to:

1) Make sure the title actually says what the thread is about. I seldom read threads with titles like 'help' or...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/10/2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,165
Posted By ACBlinky
Re: My Rare Dream Fish is in My tank!!!!!!!!!!!!

I think you've got yourself one heck of a gorgeous fish! I know nothing about these guys, but he sure is gorgeous. Congrats on the deal, I hope he does really well for you -- it must feel amazing to...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 518
Posted By ACBlinky
Why not turn the tank into a nano reef and add a...

Why not turn the tank into a nano reef and add a small, aggressive fish? You could house a frogfish, dottyback, pair of clowns (if you're after attitude, some clowns can be VERY aggressive),...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By ACBlinky
We lost all our delicate corals (mostly LPS) in a...

We lost all our delicate corals (mostly LPS) in a disastrous house move, and what survived was all the hardy, fast-growing corals. Our 90g is filled with low-growing, fast-reproducing corals -- I...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By ACBlinky
What I do is soak my pumps in a 5g salt bucket. I...

What I do is soak my pumps in a 5g salt bucket. I use half hot water, half white vinegar for about half an hour, and then plug them in and run them for a bit. Even a big pump should be okay,...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By ACBlinky
After seeing what collects in my filter sock I...

After seeing what collects in my filter sock I elected to continue using one even though it adds a small daily chore. What I do is switch it out for a clean one at feeding time -- I'm at the tank...
Forum: The Lounge 01/09/2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,746
Posted By ACBlinky
I've found a total of three grey (white actually)...

I've found a total of three grey (white actually) hairs on my head. My hair is very long, and I don't dye it and don't plan to start so... if they're starting now, I guess there's not a lot I can do....
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By ACBlinky
I'd guess it's some type of worm. You could ask...

I'd guess it's some type of worm. You could ask in the invert forum, LeslieH hangs out there and she's an expert on all things worm-related :)
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By ACBlinky
A skimmer will help, and any mechanical filtering...

A skimmer will help, and any mechanical filtering you can do (filter sock, floss, etc.) will also do its part, but the best, fastest way to clear a tank IME is with a diatom filter. Some LFSs will...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By ACBlinky
That's brilliant! You guys are very smart, I'm...

That's brilliant! You guys are very smart, I'm going to make up a binder for anyone who has to care for our tanks when we're gone.

Shekki - that man had NO business 'delegating' to a 9-year-old...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 807
Posted By ACBlinky
Ah, too bad then. Any way that 75g can be...

Ah, too bad then. Any way that 75g can be upgraded to a longer tank? A hippo is likely to be quite stressed living in a 48" tank, even as a baby. They're much more of an open-water fish than most...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/09/2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,955
Posted By ACBlinky
Just to update... I hesitate to say...

Just to update...

I hesitate to say anything, but I think Speedy might still be alive. I left him in the tank because I wasn't sure initially, and I did see nassarius moving toward and around him...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/09/2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By ACBlinky
I believe steenei's teeth are much larger, but...

I believe steenei's teeth are much larger, but according to what I've read, when they're juvis their teeth aren't nearly as pronounced as when they're adults.

I got a good look at my fish today...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By ACBlinky
Every tank gets film algae, though some more than...

Every tank gets film algae, though some more than others. Right now I have no snails in my 90g so I'm doing all the work, and I'm using the MagFloat about every 48h. I find that cleaning the glass...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 807
Posted By ACBlinky
I'd aim for 25x turnover, maybe a bit more. I'm...

I'd aim for 25x turnover, maybe a bit more. I'm using two Tunze NanoStream 6045s on my 90g and love them -- combined with the return from the sump (~500-600gph) these two tiny pumps are providing all...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By ACBlinky
I think different colours may affect your...

I think different colours may affect your perception of the fishes' colours, but with marine fish choosing a black or blue background shouldn't make a difference to their actual colours.

I use...
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