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Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 01/11/2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,634
Posted By Eldouble
I stand corrected... one of my tank bred b&w's...

I stand corrected... one of my tank bred b&w's was found this morning trying to host an anemone... until the owner caught him. my 5 inch cinnamon quickly chased him off, but for about 5 mins, the...
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 01/11/2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,253
Posted By Eldouble
Saltwaterfish.com is the only place I found them...

Saltwaterfish.com is the only place I found them that would guarantee no mis bars. I got 5 of them and they are all fine. next day shipping only.
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 01/09/2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,634
Posted By Eldouble
Get a wild caught clown. I have 13 clowns in...

Get a wild caught clown. I have 13 clowns in various tanks, and only the two wild ones have hosted anything other than a rock. None of the tank breds had even looked at the anemones. My B&Ws...
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 01/09/2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Eldouble
I had one a year, then added a smaller second...

I had one a year, then added a smaller second one. They fought for a day, and then they turned best buds. Im hoping they start laying soon, but its only been 3 weeks.
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 01/09/2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Eldouble
How long have you had it? A clown left without...

How long have you had it? A clown left without another clown, will eventually turn female, so size isnt always a quarantee of sex. But if its a year or less, you may want to get a large to pair it...
Forum: Coral & Livestock Trading 11/27/2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By Eldouble
WTT for a mated pair of B&W Ocellaris

Preferably mature and spawning. I have an xtra large 10" Blonde Naso Tang i will trade or maybe a PS2 and a bunch of games. email me at eldouble@hotmail.com
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/27/2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By Eldouble
its a relaxing hobby... not a job. you can wing...

its a relaxing hobby... not a job. you can wing it and remember what doesnt work.
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/27/2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Eldouble
and keep some extra, bigger shells in the tank...

and keep some extra, bigger shells in the tank for them to get in. I bought a quart of them at Target last summer for 3 or 4 bucks. they were in the craft section. they also like astria snail...
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/27/2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Eldouble
They molt and try to hide while their skin...

They molt and try to hide while their skin hardens. This is also when the other crabs try to eat them. if you see the molt and see a crab attached to another shell... it was a molt.
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/27/2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Eldouble
mine lasted about 3 hours before he got sucked...

mine lasted about 3 hours before he got sucked into my powerhead. quick $40 loss.
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/27/2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Eldouble
They will filter feed and soon you may see a...

They will filter feed and soon you may see a million microscopic white spirals on your rock and tank walls.... dont fret. they wont grow except when they attach in rock crevices. you can pop them...
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/27/2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 430
Posted By Eldouble
I put a B&W butterfly fish in my tan and he ate...

I put a B&W butterfly fish in my tan and he ate almost all of them in a day or two.
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/27/2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 790
Posted By Eldouble
My socks caused my skimmer to go crazy until I...

My socks caused my skimmer to go crazy until I added the extra rinse cycle to my washer, and rinse in ro/di water before I install it.
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/27/2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Eldouble
I use a 20 Long for a custom fuge/sump for a 90.

I use a 20 Long for a custom fuge/sump for a 90.
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/27/2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 471
Posted By Eldouble
Snails and blue legged hermits... 1 per gallon...

Snails and blue legged hermits... 1 per gallon and start with probly a 60/40 split with more snails to begin with. a small tang wont hurt if you have a lot of hair algae. if you are skimming then...
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/27/2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Eldouble
T-5 to PC to MH to....

My t-5 didnt work out as well as my PCs. And I'm still saving for a MH system. Can it be done yes, but you will need more t-5s than PCs for the same light... equals more money. and of course you...
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/27/2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By Eldouble
anything over 20 isnt nano to me... if money...

anything over 20 isnt nano to me... if money isnt an option, I would go bigger. bigger is easier in my opinion. i spend more time tweaking my 10 gal nano than I do on my 90.
Forum: North Florida Marine Society 11/27/2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 546
Posted By Eldouble
WTB mated pair of b&w ocellaris clowns

Preferably already spawning. Will buy or trade. I have a 10" blonde naso that is too big for my 90 I will part with. Or a PS2 with a lot of games :) Perfect for a christmas gift!!! email me at...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 07/25/2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,173
Posted By Eldouble
Why dont you turn off the unit (quit making...

Why dont you turn off the unit (quit making water) when your storage tank/bucket is full. You do have to replace the filters and ro membrane and at $60 a set, they are not cheap. I have a 50 gpd...
Forum: North Florida Marine Society 06/25/2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Eldouble
I had a hob Prizm with the same issue. Couldnt...

I had a hob Prizm with the same issue. Couldnt ever get it right so I got an in sump kind. But you could try to (if its like the Prizm) put an airline needle valve on the air intake hose to control...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 06/07/2007, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Eldouble
I bought farm raised live rock from Tampa Bay...

I bought farm raised live rock from Tampa Bay Saltwater which is rock mined from land in Bahamas that was once an ancient coral reef. Some people claim you get some limestone rock in there sometimes...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 06/07/2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Eldouble
I use Instant Ocean which is what is most readily...

I use Instant Ocean which is what is most readily available here in at least 4 stores. Seems to work fine for me, although I do have a higer than ideal phoshate reading. I use the Kents phoshate...
Forum: Do It Yourself 06/07/2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,508
Posted By Eldouble
I bought a 40" stand for my 90 gallon. I hate...

I bought a 40" stand for my 90 gallon. I hate having to bend down to see in most aquariums, and wanted it higher. There is no use in trying to cram things in the cabinet either. Im on my 3rd sump...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 06/07/2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Eldouble
I clean the glass every 3 days or so, but what I...

I clean the glass every 3 days or so, but what I clean is only a few small spots the size of a quarter of brown algae that is pretty transparent. If you cant see through the glass after 3 days, you...
Forum: New to the Hobby 06/06/2007, 12:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,531
Posted By Eldouble
Herbivores!

Just throw in 2 medium tangs and do some drastic water changes (50%) every week. The tangs will eat that up in a 2 or 3 weeks and keep it under control after that. You may, if you have the means,...
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