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Forum: Do It Yourself 01/10/2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,857
Posted By nodbugger
High speed, low drag. Low speed, high drag. ...

High speed, low drag. Low speed, high drag.

A sudden expansion in pipe sizes will decrease the flow and it will suffer from head loss because the water has to slow down, which also increases the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By nodbugger
I just installed an overflow kit from glass-holes...

I just installed an overflow kit from glass-holes yesterday, so far its working great.
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/04/2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By nodbugger
I have two of them and from what I understand...

I have two of them and from what I understand they are smart ballasts, so whatever combination of lights you wire into them, as long as the total wattage is lower than its max, it will know whats...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/21/2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By nodbugger
Basic Updates, Sand, Salt, etc

I haven't been able to keep up with all the new advances in the last 10 or so months and am just completely clueless on a lot of things being discussed now.

I just have a couple a questions.

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Forum: Do It Yourself 05/29/2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By nodbugger
I had one of these going for a while. It was very...

I had one of these going for a while. It was very loud though.
Forum: Reef Discussion 05/27/2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 497
Posted By nodbugger
My tank is right next to me bed. During the...

My tank is right next to me bed. During the summer I had some temperature problems with the lights so I made a system where I could raise or lower them. Well one I was messing with the timers and...
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/25/2006, 02:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By nodbugger
Scooter Blenny

Now my main question is, can I have a scooter blenny without sand?

Some tank history, it has been set up for almost 4 years, about three months ago I left for school I got rid of everything living...
Forum: Nano Reefs 07/15/2006, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By nodbugger
corals, hermit crabs, small shrimp. and Snails.

corals, hermit crabs, small shrimp. and Snails.
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/14/2006, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By nodbugger
The grounding probe is a bad idea, just replace...

The grounding probe is a bad idea, just replace the faulty equipment. You get shocked because you are grounding the tank. So the grounding probe will be just like you are standing with your finger in...
Forum: Nano Reefs 07/14/2006, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By nodbugger
It is doubtful it cracked, you may have had water...

It is doubtful it cracked, you may have had water just come over lid somehow.
Forum: Nano Reefs 07/14/2006, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By nodbugger
a 70watt Metal halide is fine on a 24 gallon for...

a 70watt Metal halide is fine on a 24 gallon for pretty much anything except the stuff that needs tons of light. The 150 would be much better though.

As for it only being good for low light...
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/13/2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,814
Posted By nodbugger
To go to any fish store I need to make a 20...

To go to any fish store I need to make a 20 minute drive to Orland Park. Not very far away. There are three LFS there that I go to, then there is a Petco and a Petsmart. I get all the dry goods at...
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/13/2006, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By nodbugger
I have a tiger, the Randalls stay much smaller,...

I have a tiger, the Randalls stay much smaller, mine is around 2 .5 inch body, about 5 inches with the antennae, you may be lucky to get two inches total out of a Randall. Depends on what you want.
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/13/2006, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By nodbugger
In a 40gallon they will find each other very...

In a 40gallon they will find each other very fast. My pistol shrimp had been in the tank for about two weeks before I got my goby, and the day I put the goby in, It swam down, checked out some rocks,...
Forum: Nano Reefs 07/12/2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By nodbugger
I'm sure it depends on the species, but my...

I'm sure it depends on the species, but my Nepthea and Spaghetti leather have made it through several temperature swings, one mass snail extinction, two tank moves, and over a day of no flow, several...
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/11/2006, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By nodbugger
Good idea, forgot how well pods cling to that...

Good idea, forgot how well pods cling to that stuff.
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/11/2006, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By nodbugger
Then it wasn't ich or they took very poor care of...

Then it wasn't ich or they took very poor care of it.

A healthy Mandarin has a coating on their skin thats stops all that stuff.
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/11/2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By nodbugger
Ya, that should be fine to do.

Ya, that should be fine to do.
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/11/2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 632
Posted By nodbugger
Aren't there crabs that host frogspawns?

Aren't there crabs that host frogspawns?
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/11/2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By nodbugger
Mandarins can't get ich, throw him in. Oh, and...

Mandarins can't get ich, throw him in. Oh, and normal ich medicines can actually kill them.
Forum: Nano Reefs 07/11/2006, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 388
Posted By nodbugger
High fin red banded gobies. My pistol shrimp...

High fin red banded gobies. My pistol shrimp dwarfs the thing, really skinny and slender, never comes out of it's hole more than a few inches.
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/11/2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By nodbugger
For every large one you see there are millions of...

For every large one you see there are millions of tiny ones you will never see, which is what the Mandarin eats. Of course there will be a large decrease in the population, but if they were able to...
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/11/2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 805
Posted By nodbugger
It is doubtful the fish starved in less than 1...

It is doubtful the fish starved in less than 1 month.
Forum: Nano Reefs 07/11/2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By nodbugger
Mushrooms would be perfectly fine with that...

Mushrooms would be perfectly fine with that light, pretty much it. Mechanical filtration isn't even necessary in a saltwater tank, so don't get off calling it inadequate when it isn't even necessary...
Forum: Nano Reefs 07/09/2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 14,740
Posted By nodbugger
Here is mine as of 2 months ago. ...

Here is mine as of 2 months ago.

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