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Forum: Coral Propagation and Aquaculture 01/11/2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,416
Posted By RacerX308e
Always have been told and read that a 6500k bulb...

Always have been told and read that a 6500k bulb is the best approximation of sunlight which then gives the best growth. It would prob be used more b/c of this but it is fairly yellow so some people...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/03/2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By RacerX308e
Best way to store live rock?

I am going to break my tank down to redesign it and need to store my 50 punds or so of live rock. What would be the best way to store it for a month or so and at the same time kill off all the...
Forum: Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society (CMAS) 01/03/2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,123
Posted By RacerX308e
I was born and raised in Hammond but now work in...

I was born and raised in Hammond but now work in Indianapolis and live in Johnson County (one county south). Any Indy folks around?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/03/2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By RacerX308e
Circulation without blowing the substrate around?

I am getting ready to break down my SPS/clam 55gal office tank and rebuild it from scratch. Mostly, I want to redo all the plumbing and electrical to make it easier to maintain and more...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/04/2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By RacerX308e
Ammonia and Nitrite- 0 Nitrates- 80 (It is time...

Ammonia and Nitrite- 0
Nitrates- 80 (It is time for a water change)
PO4- undetectable and just changed the RowaPhos on the reactor anyway as it was about 2 mos.
I haven't run my Alk and Ca in a...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/04/2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By RacerX308e
Help with Sebae

I have had a Sebae anemone with two host clowns for almost a year. It has done very well and been in one spot in the tank almost since the time I put him in. Over the last two weeks, he has...
Forum: Capital Reef Aquarists Club 11/29/2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By RacerX308e
If you are upstate, you are a bit colder than we...

If you are upstate, you are a bit colder than we are but we are still the Midwest and its 28 today.

If you use a Ca Rx with a PH probe to turn CO2 on and off, the ambient CO2 shouldnt be a...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/29/2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By RacerX308e
Depends on the pump. Mine simply has threaded...

Depends on the pump. Mine simply has threaded inlets so you purchase the pipe attachments that thread onto the pump. If you have barbed inlets on the pump, you will have do a workaround.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/29/2007, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By RacerX308e
If you hard plumb, which is what I would advise,...

If you hard plumb, which is what I would advise, be sure to include unions and shutoffs on both the inlet and outlet side of the tank to allow you to easily disconnect either side as well as isolate...
Forum: Capital Reef Aquarists Club 11/29/2007, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By RacerX308e
In my SPS tank, I test for Mg and dose when...

In my SPS tank, I test for Mg and dose when needed to keep around 1400 ppm. I also run a Ca reactor. In my softie tank, I don't worry about it and only dose B-Ionic occassionally. Tried St once...
Forum: Florida Panhandle Reefkeepers 11/28/2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By RacerX308e
As a follow up, remember that (at least for reef...

As a follow up, remember that (at least for reef tanks), dilution is the solution for pollution. This simply means that doing water changes removes the pollutants that Acro talked about. It is...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/28/2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By RacerX308e
For a prosumer grade digital SLR, you really have...

For a prosumer grade digital SLR, you really have two brand choices- Nikon or Canon. Once you choose which brand you want to go with as you kind of get stuck with that brand once you start stocking...
Forum: Florida Panhandle Reefkeepers 11/28/2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By RacerX308e
You need to do so or the SG will creep up as the...

You need to do so or the SG will creep up as the mass of the salt in the tank remains the same while the volume of the water decreases. Use good RO/DI water with NO salt for evaporative replacement....
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/09/2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By RacerX308e
Arctica chiller on its side?

Anyone know if I can run my Arctica chiller on its side? I am building some new cabinetry to hids some of the junk and it would work better if laid on its side.
Forum: Richmond Reef Club 11/05/2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,049
Posted By RacerX308e
Marqueritas are temperate snails and you are...

Marqueritas are temperate snails and you are condemning them to a slow death by "cooking" them if you decide to add the.

Look at Shimek's Book on Marine Invertebrates for some help on what to add...
Forum: Reef Discussion 03/21/2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By RacerX308e
Are all Tail Spot Blennies reef safe

I have a tail spot blenny that is a very neat little fish.

I think I have seen him peking at my Pocillopora. Does this make sense? Everything I have read says they are reef safe.

I am losing...
Forum: Reef Discussion 03/19/2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By RacerX308e
Are Mithrax crabs reef safe?

I added a couple to help with detritus in the rock work and also some bubble algae. They seem to have done their job but I am concerned they are bothering the SPS. I love to watch them so would...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 02/23/2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By RacerX308e
Home Depot has a food grade garbage can. It is...

Home Depot has a food grade garbage can. It is gray and has a Brute label.
Forum: Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society (CMAS) 02/12/2007, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By RacerX308e
Sellout- How does the 240 look given that...

Sellout-

How does the 240 look given that its acrylic? I have seen some that are wonderfully maintained and some that you can't see through. I have been looking for a 180 but might be...
Forum: Do It Yourself 02/07/2007, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 415
Posted By RacerX308e
Whatever way you go, make sure to seal with poly...

Whatever way you go, make sure to seal with poly or something similar. I skipped that step in rushing my stand and I am far worse off for it. I plan to break down the tank just to restain and seal....
Forum: Greater Iowa Reef Society 02/06/2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By RacerX308e
Thats what I use.

Thats what I use.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/25/2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By RacerX308e
Caulerpa sertularoides- Good or Bad?

I have a bit of this growing in my reef. Looks cool and not growing crazy but after some investigation I see that this type of caulerpa is actually banned in California b/c it is such a pest.

Any...
Forum: Middle Tennessee Reef Club (MTRC) 01/24/2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By RacerX308e
Are you on the way to Miami??? Hmmmm....

Are you on the way to Miami??? Hmmmm....
Forum: The Lounge 01/24/2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 1,729
Posted By RacerX308e
None of this will matter when the Colts ride over...

None of this will matter when the Colts ride over the Bears Sunday after next...
Forum: Orlando Reef Caretakers Association (ORCA) 01/18/2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 179
Posted By RacerX308e
Yes Remote Desktop. Not sure if the Jr. has an...

Yes Remote Desktop. Not sure if the Jr. has an ethernet connection to hook to your computer so make sure it does.
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