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Forum: Nano Reefs 01/09/2008, 10:57 PM
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Posted By nanoDude
Yep, it's 50/50 10K/actinic. For a 3 gallon I...

Yep, it's 50/50 10K/actinic. For a 3 gallon I think you would be fine with 1/8th plexi.



I couldn't have said it any better myself! Do you listen to "Big Head Tod and the Monsters"? Definite...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/07/2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By nanoDude
Are you wanting something in the tank or around...

Are you wanting something in the tank or around it for decoration? If you are looking for something in the tank I recommend styrene models. I have made and sold a few museum replica quality submarine...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/07/2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,045
Posted By nanoDude
You did too good of a job! Now everybody is going...

You did too good of a job! Now everybody is going to DEMAND a play-by-play. :D

That aquascaping looks GREAT. It's the most open design I've seen in quite a while.
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/07/2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By nanoDude
Lighting is a 9W compact florescent. I've never...

Lighting is a 9W compact florescent. I've never had a problem with surface skum on this tank.

Livestock:
1 blue leg hermit crab
GSP
blue mushrooms
a ric
xenia
a couple palythoa polyps
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/07/2008, 03:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By nanoDude
VERY NICE! I really like the pile-o-rics. Good...

VERY NICE! I really like the pile-o-rics. Good color choices on everything. :thumbsup:
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/07/2008, 03:38 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By nanoDude
Care is pretty easy. With no fish it doesn't need...

Care is pretty easy. With no fish it doesn't need much food. About once a week I do feed a little bit of Emerald Entree to keep the crab happy and add a bit of variety to the water. I have to top it...
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/07/2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,729
Posted By nanoDude
I wouldn't keep that tang in a 15 gallon tank. It...

I wouldn't keep that tang in a 15 gallon tank. It need something MUCH bigger.

great, now I'm a member of the tang police, too :)
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/07/2008, 03:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By nanoDude
It might help to take the bulkhead out. Even if...

It might help to take the bulkhead out. Even if it is REALLY stuck on there a little jiggling it back and forth will usually do it.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/07/2008, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By nanoDude
It claims 870 gallons/hour. If it's true that's...

It claims 870 gallons/hour. If it's true that's not too bad for $25!
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/07/2008, 03:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By nanoDude
Some supplements will do that. I recommend you...

Some supplements will do that. I recommend you turn your skimmer off for an hour or so after you does to give the additives time to diffuse throughout the water.
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/07/2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By nanoDude
Here's my 1 gallon: ...

Here's my 1 gallon:

http://saltbucket.com/d/2991-2/040602001.jpg (http://saltbucket.com/d/2989-1/040602001.jpg)

http://saltbucket.com/d/2988-2/040531002.jpg...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/07/2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By nanoDude
It doesn't really matter what it is attached to.

It doesn't really matter what it is attached to.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By nanoDude
I was just trying to offer another alternative...

I was just trying to offer another alternative and save him a couple bucks. :) This hobby is expensive enough as it is. :) I think the cheapest route to go is still to get the ones off eBay as long...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By nanoDude
You would probably have better luck in the coral...

You would probably have better luck in the coral prop/aquaculture forum. In order to answer your questions we need to know a bit more about your system. Also, what types of corals do you want to...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By nanoDude
not for standard SCH40 bulkheads

not for standard SCH40 bulkheads
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By nanoDude
Actually, diamondbits is cheaper on just about...

Actually, diamondbits is cheaper on just about everything except the big bits plus they have free shipping over $20. But, they don't have the other plumbing stuff glass-holes has. It's hard to get a...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By nanoDude
You could also check out www.diamondbitsusa.com .

You could also check out www.diamondbitsusa.com .
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By nanoDude
I have a pair of 30 gallon breeders (36 long x 18...

I have a pair of 30 gallon breeders (36 long x 18 x 12.5 tall). I started with 175W mogul base halides over them but wasn't happy with the light so upgraded to 250W double ends. All of the corals are...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 01:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,453
Posted By nanoDude
From the pic I like the old setup better. I have...

From the pic I like the old setup better. I have always been a fan of the rock island look but I do agree that the new layout looks like there is more openness to the piles.
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/06/2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By nanoDude
Nice but the PTZ doesn't seem to work for me :( .

Nice but the PTZ doesn't seem to work for me :( .
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/05/2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By nanoDude
1 1/2" pipe requires a 2 3/8" hole if you are...

1 1/2" pipe requires a 2 3/8" hole if you are using SCH40 pipe.
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/05/2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By nanoDude
I can be done but you need to have a backup ready...

I can be done but you need to have a backup ready to go. I would move half of your water to another aquarium or large container right next to where you are drilling. If you do end up cracking it at...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/05/2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,123
Posted By nanoDude
140 gallon "Poon" the Yellow Tang at least...

140 gallon
"Poon" the Yellow Tang
at least three years old
large
This is an older pic and he is MUCH fatter now :)

http://saltbucket.com/d/89-2/yellowtang001.jpg...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/05/2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By nanoDude
Also, be careful with glass tanks. If you get a...

Also, be careful with glass tanks. If you get a smasher they can shatter them. I always keep my mantises in acrylic ones.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/05/2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By nanoDude
That's bad. It looks like an acro eating flatworm...

That's bad. It looks like an acro eating flatworm to me. Check out the Melev's reef ID page (http://www.melevsreef.com/id/flatworm.html). It looks just like the third and fourth pics.
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