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Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By Chago09
Is this site X-rated ???? lol the hot date...

Is this site X-rated ???? lol the hot date joke.... I am a lot younger so my imagination is crazy LOL I may be taking your joke to far ahahah

In all seriousness I had no idea about any of this so...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 739
Posted By Chago09
:blown: :fun2: Sorry I was trying to find...

:blown: :fun2:

Sorry I was trying to find something that would be a finger waiving naughty naught but these seemed funny... Ok way off topic now, please don't ban me haha
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 739
Posted By Chago09
I have the same problem.... my cat already tries...

I have the same problem.... my cat already tries to kill my 14" cichlids. Imagine what she would do with nice little bite sized reef fish.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Chago09
sk8r you just said that Live Sand is better for...

sk8r you just said that Live Sand is better for the nitrogen process. I am a real noob at this stuff so I am trying to figure something out. So then If I do a 5" sand bed and some of it I use live...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 739
Posted By Chago09
Open Top Tank

is it extremely important to have the top of the tank open??? is putting a glass top really that bad??? I hear people leaving it wide open although wouldn't this make evaporation 100 times worse,...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Chago09
Base Rock

Carib Sea makes a baserock that is only $59 for 50lbs. Thats like 1$ per lb. I don't see why I must buy the $10 per lb live stuff when this is the exact same thing except dried, correct???

So...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/03/2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Chago09
Dressing up a metal stand

I have seen some metal stands that have had basicly a wood box sitting around the stand. It looks amazing, I have found some old threads on other websites, although can't seem to find a plan. Can...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/01/2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Chago09
75 build..... need help

Ok Big als had a great deal on tanks, it was $69 for standard 75 gallon perfecto tank and of course I bought one lol I have been claiming for a while now that I am going to start my first reef...
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/31/2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Chago09
DIY rookie

ok I have a standard 75 gallon tank which I want to drill and build a tank for. I am pretty handy so I can handle making this stuff. I would just like some ideas for drilling and setting up the...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/12/2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Chago09
Tek T5 Ho

Would a 4 foot fixture with 4 54watt bulbs be enough for a standard 75 gallon?? for softies, all LPS and maybe some SPS???
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/11/2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By Chago09
Venturi vs Needlewheel

whats the difference between the two??? and which is better???
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/11/2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Chago09
Is this enough MH???

would this unit be enough for a standard 75 gallon tank???

http://www.jlaquatics.com/phpstore/store_pages/details/l-mh-hoodp2.php?product_ID=pfo-hp8q2

Its a 250Watt HQI, I will be running a Ice...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/11/2007, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Chago09
ohh i see what happened there you thought my tank...

ohh i see what happened there you thought my tank was 2 foot by 2 foot no no I am gonna set up a much larger tank then that... I am trying to figure out the radius of the pendant so I know how many i...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/11/2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Chago09
yes it is a 250 watt lamp, although what I don't...

yes it is a 250 watt lamp, although what I don't know because I have never used MH is, how big of a radius does MH shine??? or do you just hang it up way high and get a huge radius??? I thought you...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/11/2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Chago09
Lighting Help!!!

OK I have a guy who wants to sell two hqi pendants with ice cap ballasts and 14000k bulbs. It is a real good deal but here is the thing I am not sure about. The pendants are these mini ones
...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/11/2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Chago09
Pennsylvania members

I am going down to Lancaster, PA for business next week and wanted to know if there are any good LFS there??? US prices are usually a lot less then Canadian, plus the Canadian dollar is stronger then...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/11/2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Chago09
Base Rock Alternative

Ok there is a huge debate on a different forum and I wanted to carry it over here.

Base rock sold from carib sea is dried up coral skeleton , which is exactly what live rock is, except live rock...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/03/2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By Chago09
I don't understand, I though live rock only is...

I don't understand, I though live rock only is the way to go??? isn't that the reefers filtration????
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/03/2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By Chago09
I don't understand, so are you saying that a...

I don't understand, so are you saying that a refugium is your only form of filtration???? you have nothing in your tank besides that???? how much live rock is in there???
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/02/2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By Chago09
Noobie needs some love

LOL sorry about the title but I figured it would attract more attention.

Ok I have tried this salt water hobby before and ran away back to fresh. I want to try it again and want to do it right.
...
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/05/2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Chago09
Hagen Tank Please Help

Its those new kits that they sell, the Geosystems I have the 120H does anyone know what I am talking about???

Well even if you don't maybe you can help me. I just bought one and its a big set. It...
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/04/2007, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 267
Posted By Chago09
does the tank size matter at all???? the tank is...

does the tank size matter at all???? the tank is a 50 gallon with a 20 gallon sump. I know I need a smaller pump but I am still curious as to why the bulkheads are not draining the water fast...
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/04/2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 267
Posted By Chago09
its really worrying me because right now the...

its really worrying me because right now the water level is exactly just above the bulkhead so it's not slurping at all.... but its never taking in air, isn't it supposed to take in air???

plus...
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/04/2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 267
Posted By Chago09
yes.... all these measurements are outside...

yes.... all these measurements are outside diameter right??? like my bulkhead is a standard 1" but that means the inside is less. Same with all the piping and fittings. Does the aquarium hobby use...
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/04/2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 267
Posted By Chago09
no nothing at all.... I serioulsy don't get it???...

no nothing at all.... I serioulsy don't get it???

can a leak in the overflow basket cause this crazy stuff??? maybe like a suction or something I don't know...... I would love to know what is...
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