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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By rustybucket145
The bigger the better. On my 400gals I have a...

The bigger the better. On my 400gals I have a 55gal fuge and a 110gal fuge/sump.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 632
Posted By rustybucket145
sounds like you're on the road!! You need to...

sounds like you're on the road!! You need to find a pet store that sells larger fish, like sharks, groupers or rays. They will almost always have squid or clams packaged. Also, there's a saltwater...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/11/2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,337
Posted By rustybucket145
I'd re-think your diy skimmer. If you want to...

I'd re-think your diy skimmer. If you want to gravity feed a recirc euro style or deltec style is really going to be your best bet.

Here's a link to the 6"er I built.
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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 632
Posted By rustybucket145
Be patient.... ever think that he might just be...

Be patient.... ever think that he might just be full? :)

Seriously though, give him some time alone with the other fish to settle in. Don't feed for a day or two, give him a chance to get...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By rustybucket145
Saying it 'looks like a starfish' doesn't really...

Saying it 'looks like a starfish' doesn't really say anything at all..... There are literally thousands of kinds of starfish. Unless you can give a better description or supply some pics there's...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By rustybucket145
yes, the addition of the overflow should take...

yes, the addition of the overflow should take care of your problem, however it is good to have some surface disruption to keep this from forming in low flow areas (corners...etc) Point a powerhead...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 585
Posted By rustybucket145
it shows..... Don't ask a question you don't...

it shows.....

Don't ask a question you don't want the answer to.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By rustybucket145
Sponge X 2

Sponge X 2
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By rustybucket145
Quit copying me cd77!! :D

Quit copying me cd77!! :D
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By rustybucket145
I'd feed it again, the more you can feed it...

I'd feed it again, the more you can feed it without comprimising water quality the more it will grow. I feed mine several times each feeding.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By rustybucket145
FOWLR = Fish Only with Live Rock BB = Bare...

FOWLR = Fish Only with Live Rock

BB = Bare Bottom (refers to not having sand in the bottom of the tank)

FO = Fish Only

DSB = Deep Sand Bed

SSB = Shallow Sand Bed
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By rustybucket145
I'd say you're barking up the wrong tree..... ...

I'd say you're barking up the wrong tree.....

What type of livestock do you have?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,850
Posted By rustybucket145
The Reeftank Redemption Lord of the Reef's: ...

The Reeftank Redemption
Lord of the Reef's: The Fellowship of the Reef
The Silence of the Overflows
It's a Wonderful Reef
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Popeye
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,850
Posted By rustybucket145
American Coral Beauty National Treasure: Book...

American Coral Beauty
National Treasure: Book of Coral Secrets
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By rustybucket145
IMO, seaclone's are the more moody than my...

IMO, seaclone's are the more moody than my girlfriend :D

Seriously though, I used to have one.... waaayyy back.... I would spend 90% of my time adjusting the air valve, and as soon as I got it set...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By rustybucket145
Flourescent would be fine. Personally I'd loose...

Flourescent would be fine. Personally I'd loose the skilter.... but maybe other's will have input on it. Liverock and your skimmer and possibly a fuge down the road will be the only filtration you...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By rustybucket145
I've used everything from the most expensive to...

I've used everything from the most expensive to the cheapest play sand. I've been most satisfied is Pulverized Limestone. It's available in the plant/garden section of lowes or Home Depot. ...
Forum: Coral Propagation and Aquaculture 01/09/2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By rustybucket145
yup, I third that. If it's a tight spot or you...

yup, I third that. If it's a tight spot or you want it to break in a certain spot, some clean dikes (aka wire cutters) will aid in your accuracy.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/08/2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By rustybucket145
don't be 'skimming dirty' :D

don't be 'skimming dirty' :D
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By rustybucket145
Liverock in your sump would act as a refugium of...

Liverock in your sump would act as a refugium of sorts. It would be beneficial to your tank and it's inhabitants. Is it 100% necessary? No, but I would recommend it.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/07/2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 278
Posted By rustybucket145
I'd put it in the fuge for now and watch closely.

I'd put it in the fuge for now and watch closely.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/07/2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By rustybucket145
Let your aquarium cycle. Do you have any...

Let your aquarium cycle. Do you have any liverock?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/07/2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By rustybucket145
yeah,.... I'm not big on caulerpa either. Too...

yeah,.... I'm not big on caulerpa either. Too risky of becoming a nuisance. chaeto is just way to easy and reliable at doing the same thing as the caulerpa.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/07/2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By rustybucket145
The fish are EASY to catch when you're breaking...

The fish are EASY to catch when you're breaking down. Get the rock out first, then start draining the water. Don't even attempt to catch the fish until there's only and inch or two of water in the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/07/2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 599
Posted By rustybucket145
Mrs. Wages Pickling Lime. Available at 'most'...

Mrs. Wages Pickling Lime. Available at 'most' grocery stores. Exact same thing as kalk... EXACT! Pick it up, save some money and bust some aiptasia ***!!
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