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Old 09-01-2012, 01:17 PM   #241
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Do you have a TDS meter? My LFS sold me RO/DI water that had a TDS of 90. Don't trust the LFS
No but mine is legit. I have been given a tour of the place and what not....i have no worries. Even if I did nothing I could do lol. Cant spring for an rodi right now. Wife just started her senior year.
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Old 09-03-2012, 05:29 PM   #242
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So I may have asked this before, what do I need to look for in gloves for working in the aquarium? Any particular type, brand, material to look for or avoid?
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Old 09-03-2012, 05:47 PM   #243
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So I may have asked this before, what do I need to look for in gloves for working in the aquarium? Any particular type, brand, material to look for or avoid?
They are preferred cause of zoas toxins and most corals mucus/slime is one of the most bacteria infested places on the planet. I just use non powdered latex surgical gloves when really working with my corals but if its something little or quick I just wash my hands afterwards. If you have any open wounds though be extremely careful to not have contact with the corals
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Old 09-03-2012, 05:53 PM   #244
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They are preferred cause of zoas toxins and most corals mucus/slime is one of the most bacteria infested places on the planet. I just use non powdered latex surgical gloves when really working with my corals but if its something little or quick I just wash my hands afterwards. If you have any open wounds though be extremely careful to not have contact with the corals
I have a couple of cuts on my hands right now which is the main reason I asked. Also, I plan in keeping zoas and have read about the dangers there. Any way I could use powder less nitrile gloves?
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Old 09-03-2012, 05:56 PM   #245
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I have a couple of cuts on my hands right now which is the main reason I asked. Also, I plan in keeping zoas and have read about the dangers there. Any way I could use powder less nitrile gloves?
Pretty sure but you should read up on zoas toxins and risks before fragging and if you do frag always wear eye protection and gloves. Afterwards wash your hands and face to avoid rubbing any into your eyes later on it could potentially blind you lol
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Old 09-03-2012, 05:59 PM   #246
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Pretty sure but you should read up on zoas toxins and risks before fragging and if you do frag always wear eye protection and gloves. Afterwards wash your hands and face to avoid rubbing any into your eyes later on it could potentially blind you lol
Haha blind enough without glasses would prefer not to add to it lol. I would hate to be blind and have a pissed wife.
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Haha blind enough without glasses would prefer not to add to it lol. I would hate to be blind and have a pissed wife.
Ya plus all the money you just spent on your reef is kinda wasted if you can't see lmao
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Old 09-03-2012, 06:08 PM   #248
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Ya plus all the money you just spent on your reef is kinda wasted if you can't see lmao
There is that as well lol.
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Old 09-05-2012, 01:03 AM   #249
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Stand and first coral pics. Cell phone quality what can you do you know.
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Old 09-10-2012, 07:04 PM   #250
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Finally got around to taking some pics. Got my first corals in a week ago tomorrow. My lfs had a Kenya Tree and Xenia frag on the same piece, also found 4 zoas of an unknown type hiding on the back as well. No pics of them opened as they still have not opened for some reason, is this unusual for them to go this long without opening? Just now starting to see some diatoms showing up. Will be going to get hermits in a week or two.
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