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Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-05-2012, 03:24 PM
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Posted By rdnelson99
Just upgraded from a 35 to a 125. Here is how I...

Just upgraded from a 35 to a 125. Here is how I did it in one day.

1. Started making RO/DI water a week ahead of time and put it in a 150 stock tank where I mixed salt. Had a few power heads...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 06-05-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 61,040
Posted By rdnelson99
ccCapt turned me on to the mag mix months ago and...

ccCapt turned me on to the mag mix months ago and it worked very well. I have since went to store bought just because it is easier but may switch back one day. The key is keeping them all in check....
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-05-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,356
Views: 141,599
Posted By rdnelson99
Not sure if it would work on the larger ones but...

Not sure if it would work on the larger ones but on the smaller ones you can entomb them in super glue gel. I had a couple on the base of my scoly and didn't want to risk the Aptasia X that close to...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-05-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
Dary, I think a cold one or two helps just about...

Dary, I think a cold one or two helps just about everything doesn't it? LOL Jlsardina it is not covering the eyes at all. I will do some research on velvet. I appreciate all the good thoughts...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-04-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
Thanks Flreefer. Been a rough couple of days. ...

Thanks Flreefer. Been a rough couple of days. Didn't have time to post here until now so I will bring you up to date. Over a 38 hour period we lost 4 fish. :-( We lost the Kole, our male clown,...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-03-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
I was sure but over the last couple of days I...

I was sure but over the last couple of days I don't see any progress so I could be wrong. It might be that the "Grove" between feet (if that is what it is) has gotten a bit bigger but not much if...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-03-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
Go for it Carey. They are a piece of cake for...

Go for it Carey. They are a piece of cake for someone like you to take care of. Used to feed mine silver sides but they just didn't take it that often. I now just give them a squirt of the frozen...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 06-03-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 27,296
Posted By rdnelson99
Well if it is a "He" wouldn't it be a "Royal...

Well if it is a "He" wouldn't it be a "Royal Grandpa"? :-) Nice pic ups.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-31-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
A couple months ago our RBTA split. Didn't see...

A couple months ago our RBTA split. Didn't see it while it was happening because the foot was behind a rock. Now in the new tank he is front and center and tonight I see he is about to split again....
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-29-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
Sweet. :-) Since you posted them in my build...

Sweet. :-) Since you posted them in my build thread you now have to send them to me to put in my tank. It is only fair!!!!! hehehehe
Forum: Members Saltwater Tanks Showcase 05-29-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 136,315
Posted By rdnelson99
Bingo!!!!!

Bingo!!!!!
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-29-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
Thanks guys. Planning on checking into that App...

Thanks guys. Planning on checking into that App today. I used love the pics I could get until I installed the LEDs. LOL
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-28-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
Thought it was time to shoot a vid of my tank. ...

Thought it was time to shoot a vid of my tank. As is always the case, iPhone and LED don't play well together so the colors suck but in person everything pops.

Rich's 125 gal reef - YouTube...
Forum: Members Saltwater Tanks Showcase 05-28-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 136,315
Posted By rdnelson99
Only been about a month for me but my Chinese...

Only been about a month for me but my Chinese knock off LEDs are getting amazing results. I am still only up to 50% intensity and everything but my Duncans are exploding.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 05-28-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 61,040
Posted By rdnelson99
Tank is fantastic. That is what mine wants to...

Tank is fantastic. That is what mine wants to look like when it grows up. :-)
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 05-28-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 61,040
Posted By rdnelson99
Very nice. What app is that. Never realized how...

Very nice. What app is that. Never realized how bad it would be with my iPhone until I got the LEDs. Matter of fact, we had to come up with a new acronym because so many people would say "Crappy...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-28-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
Well I got this colony for just over a buck a...

Well I got this colony for just over a buck a head. hehehehehehe
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-28-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
A guy in our reef club graduated from GA Tech and...

A guy in our reef club graduated from GA Tech and is leaving for his first job in CT. He put everything he had up for sale. I just happened to see his post firs and snagged the two before anyone...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-26-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
Since snapping the above picture a couple hours...

Since snapping the above picture a couple hours ago, the Cynarina has doubled in size.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-26-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
Little update. The Powder Brown Tang and the...

Little update. The Powder Brown Tang and the Lawnmower Blenny have settled in and loving life, the Solarinsis Wrasse is out and about all the time. :-) All of the corals with the exception of the...
Forum: Members Saltwater Tanks Showcase 05-23-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 32,704
Posted By rdnelson99
Looking great. :-)

Looking great. :-)
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-23-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,227
Views: 94,674
Posted By rdnelson99
I would say that is a "Good Day at the Office". ...

I would say that is a "Good Day at the Office". :-) I am not a big fisherman but back in the early 80s I lived in SE Arizona and a bunch of us from work went to San Carlos for a long weekend. We...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-23-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,356
Views: 141,599
Posted By rdnelson99
In my opinion, for what it is worth, I would put...

In my opinion, for what it is worth, I would put the return pump in the middle with the refugium on the end. Put a bubble trap between the skimmer section and return pump but only one baffle between...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-22-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
Had to keep the whites on a little longer last...

Had to keep the whites on a little longer last night just so I could watch him. Hehehehe This is the whole reason I wanted to upgrade to the 125. :-)
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-21-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,095
Posted By rdnelson99
OK, made it home, acclimated and they are in the...

OK, made it home, acclimated and they are in the tank. Yes I know I should QT but.......

The lawnmower blenny is hiding but the powder brown is out and love his new surroundings. Here is a short...
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