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Forum: Nano Reefs 01/11/2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,453
Posted By ljosh
Hey he changes his floss daily at least. Better...

Hey he changes his floss daily at least. Better then me...
Forum: Advanced Topics 01/11/2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,291
Posted By ljosh
What was your flow before and after you switched...

What was your flow before and after you switched tanks?
What was your lighting before and after?
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/11/2008, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By ljosh
I prefer to do water changes during the cycle. ...

I prefer to do water changes during the cycle. Soft cycling will result in less die off of hitch hikers.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 05:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 703
Posted By ljosh
[QUOTE]<a...

[QUOTE]<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=11572741#post11572741 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by airinhere

Claims that reefers are a benefit to the world are probably not a good direction to...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By ljosh
The overflow skims the dirtiest water off the top...

The overflow skims the dirtiest water off the top of the water column. It also alows you to use a sump and increase the systems total water volume wich gives it more stability over all.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By ljosh
shorter bulb life from heat

shorter bulb life from heat
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By ljosh
He seems to have about 30x flow in his tank.

He seems to have about 30x flow in his tank.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 920
Posted By ljosh
Thats is 45G UK?

Thats is 45G UK?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 920
Posted By ljosh
You may want to consider switching out your...

You may want to consider switching out your substrate to sand. I have no experience with it myself but lots of people advise against using CC because it traps debris easily.

Another thing to...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 920
Posted By ljosh
I would remove the clumps but you want to...

I would remove the clumps but you want to becareful disturbing the sand bed because you could make the ammonia worse. It looks like you have a lot of build up of stuff in there. What do you have...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 920
Posted By ljosh
You really should not have any ammonia in your...

You really should not have any ammonia in your tank. It is dangerous at any level.

What is your alkalinity?

It looks like your coraline algae is bleaching.

You might want to consider...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By ljosh
Did you add water then pour the sand in?

Did you add water then pour the sand in?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By ljosh
You are off to a good start with the cheato,...

You are off to a good start with the cheato, Phosban, and reduced nutrients. Remove as much of the algae as possible manually. I would pull the rocks out that are easy to get out and completely...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 283
Posted By ljosh
What would you use to remove chlorines?

What would you use to remove chlorines?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 283
Posted By ljosh
If you are going to use tap water you should get...

If you are going to use tap water you should get some tap water conditioner thats removes chlorines and heavy metals. Mix it with your tap water first and let it aerate over night. Then mix it with...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By ljosh
Wouldn't the anoxic areas created by coralline...

Wouldn't the anoxic areas created by coralline make perfect spots for denitrifying bacteria?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By ljosh
Start with some reliable test kit. I like...

Start with some reliable test kit. I like Salifert brand kits. Lots of people use others but I think they are worth the price. You should get an ammonia and nitrate kit to start.

How did you...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By ljosh
I personally would get a small generator. You...

I personally would get a small generator. You should be able to find one foraround $200 - $300. As long as it has enough wattage to run your heaters and circulation.

Another option would be...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By ljosh
Take that Hagen master test kit pack it up and...

Take that Hagen master test kit pack it up and throw the entire thing away. Cross check that calcium with a Salifert kit and you will see that it is off by about 200ppm. Dont buy another test kit...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 592
Posted By ljosh
http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.p...

http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=817485
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By ljosh
I use white vinegar mixed with water. Less...

I use white vinegar mixed with water. Less smears then when I use Windex. I have used apple cider vinegar a couple times when I ran out of white. It worked to.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/03/2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By ljosh
I use the wavebox in my 125 Gallon. It does a...

I use the wavebox in my 125 Gallon. It does a good job at keeping stuff in suspension by when running by itself. Particulates kind of float moving a bit with each wave. Definately needs powerheads...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/02/2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By ljosh
the level of water in the sump and the level in...

the level of water in the sump and the level in the overflow of the tank wouldn't equalize from gravity if they where side by side?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/02/2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By ljosh
Sump level with tank

If I place my sump level with my tank would it still work properly?
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/28/2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By ljosh
125G clean up crew suggestion

I am ordering a clean up crew for my 125G. This is what was suggested by the store I order from:

60 - Blue Legged Hermits
10 - Red Scarlet Hermit
20 - Astrea Snails
20 - Margarita Snails
20 -...
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