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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/12/2008, 02:04 AM
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Posted By pledosophy
:D

:D
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/12/2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,065
Posted By pledosophy
You need to let the mud settle first.

You need to let the mud settle first.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By pledosophy
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,423
Posted By pledosophy
Seachem Mag/Alk test kit

I usually like to stick with salifert but have been able to pick up a Salifert test kit for Mag. I found a Seachem one oneline for a ridiculously low price by my standards that includes 75 Mag tests...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By pledosophy
Mine was always kind of reclusive even though the...

Mine was always kind of reclusive even though the tank had no other fast swimming fish in it.

Just the nature of the speices IME

They are a cool little fish. I wish myself they came out more.
Forum: Seahorses & Pipefish 01/11/2008, 03:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,108
Posted By pledosophy
Debbie? Like Debbie Debbie? Seacraze if you...

Debbie? Like Debbie Debbie?

Seacraze if you don't know what that means I'd love to hear some of the outlines of your rearing systems.

If you do know what that means. Where you been girl. How...
Forum: Seahorses & Pipefish 01/11/2008, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By pledosophy
The NOVA ones are pretty cool. You can buy them...

The NOVA ones are pretty cool. You can buy them from PBS
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 01:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,604
Posted By pledosophy
My tanks are wonderful. Could not be happier....

My tanks are wonderful. Could not be happier. Being the tinkerer I am I still have some improveents I would like to make, but despite myself the tanks are incredible.

So fun to watch.

Only...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By pledosophy
Are you dosing iron for anything? A nitrate...

Are you dosing iron for anything?

A nitrate reading would be very helpful.

You mentioned a lot of filtration but nothing aimed at nitrates.

When the lights come on, does it appear the alge...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By pledosophy
Mines 32" and i like it.

Mines 32" and i like it.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By pledosophy
I use two bulbs similiar to the one's Melev uses....

I use two bulbs similiar to the one's Melev uses. The more the merrier.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By pledosophy
Those Eco Sphere things with the volcanic shrimp...

Those Eco Sphere things with the volcanic shrimp are cruel. The shrimp is slowly starving. Just because you can do something does not me you should IMO.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By pledosophy
You would have to find an alternative method of...

You would have to find an alternative method of removing the DOC's and deal witht he increased production of nitrite and nitrate. Would also have to deal with the effect it might have on your pH.
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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By pledosophy
HOB sump? Like one of the CPR's or...

HOB sump?

Like one of the CPR's or something? Cheato will definetley help with food productiona nd some nutrient removal.
Forum: Seahorses & Pipefish 01/09/2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By pledosophy
I have read that before. The video's are awesome....

I have read that before. The video's are awesome. They really are stunning. Amazing they can survive at that depth with all that flow. The head butting is hilarious also IMO. I cracked up.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By pledosophy
I went from 192w of PC lighting with individual...

I went from 192w of PC lighting with individual reflectors to 156w of T5 lighting (the old Nova) that all shared a single reflector. The difference was ridiculous. Made me feel silly.

I...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By pledosophy
You know if your not running a sump I'd really...

You know if your not running a sump I'd really switch the Mag3 out for a Maxi Jet 1200. The vibration noise will go away, and you will have less pump to look at in the tank.

I'm assuming the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By pledosophy
I have an Aqua C it's junk, don't buy one.

I have an Aqua C it's junk, don't buy one.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 02:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,007
Posted By pledosophy
Been running for 7 years now with no skimmer....

Been running for 7 years now with no skimmer. Many different tanks, many different setups, no regrets.

I utalize refugiums not only for nutrient export, but more importantly in my mind for food...
Forum: Seahorses & Pipefish 01/09/2008, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,208
Posted By pledosophy
No one to date has been able to keep them alive...

No one to date has been able to keep them alive in captivity. It is still unclear what they eat.
Forum: Seahorses & Pipefish 01/09/2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,915
Posted By pledosophy
1. Block the overflow intakes with sponges and or...

1. Block the overflow intakes with sponges and or micron to preent the dwarfs or fry from getting sucked up. You'll be straight just plan for it.

2. Hydroids are small animals that can harm dwaf...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/03/2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By pledosophy
IF your not in a hurry then I'd keep the rock at...

IF your not in a hurry then I'd keep the rock at a high temperature for a couple months so the rocks release the phosphates they are holding preventing further hair algaes problems. Running products...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/03/2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By pledosophy
Gman Test your tank right before the lights go...

Gman Test your tank right before the lights go on, and right before they go out. You'll see a difference. If not get a new test kit.

I would not run the refugium light 24/7 as it slows the growth...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/03/2008, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By pledosophy
How are you going to harvest it from anaother...

How are you going to harvest it from anaother species and introduce?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/03/2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By pledosophy
Putting the rocks on the glass will also promote...

Putting the rocks on the glass will also promote stability of the rock structure. A single sand sifting goby can collapse a rock structure with oving a grain of sand, if the rock is built on the...
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