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Forum: DIY Projects 05-28-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,594
Posted By BucJason
it would probably be fine , but I can't say for...

it would probably be fine , but I can't say for sure without seeing the stand.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 05-08-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By BucJason
You'd be better off just getting some bad as*...

You'd be better off just getting some bad as* halogen lights for your display tank and letting them grow in optimal water conditions and water temperature
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 05-04-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,243
Posted By BucJason
The same reason people "just die" . That's life ,...

The same reason people "just die" . That's life , my friend.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 05-04-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By BucJason
It's time, just don't add too much at once. One...

It's time, just don't add too much at once. One or two fish a week to give the bio-filter time to adjust to the new load. A clownfish and a starfish will be fine....now comes the fun part of aquarium...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 05-04-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,138
Posted By BucJason
Let's not play the race card. Just because he...

Let's not play the race card. Just because he was attacking your other fish doesn't mean you have to call him a niger. :clown:
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 05-03-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By BucJason
A refractometer is more accurate, just make sure...

A refractometer is more accurate, just make sure it's calibrated. You can check the calibration by applying freshwater and making sure it reads 0 . If not adjust up or down.
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 05-03-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By BucJason
Fuzzy's take awhile to adjust in a new tank. ...

Fuzzy's take awhile to adjust in a new tank.


They can take as long as 3-5 days to be comfortable enough to eat sometimes.

To stimulate appetite try live ghost shrimp. All lionfish LOVE...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 05-01-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By BucJason
Never put an anemone in a brand new tank. You...

Never put an anemone in a brand new tank. You need a well established tank as they need perfect conditions.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 05-01-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,756
Posted By BucJason
If you are doing 50% water changes every week and...

If you are doing 50% water changes every week and still can't get nitrates down, you have way too much load.


Is your tank overcrowded?

are you over-feeding??

could there be something...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 04-30-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By BucJason
True...and driving your car can kill you also.......

True...and driving your car can kill you also....

if you crash it.
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 04-30-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,107
Posted By BucJason
texas holy rock is awesome looking when it...

texas holy rock is awesome looking when it becomes live rock and has coraline all over it.
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 04-30-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By BucJason
Feed him however you like. A lionfish...

Feed him however you like.

A lionfish sting can't kill you, it just hurts like ****.
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 04-09-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By BucJason
The best wast to jumpstart your cycle and...

The best wast to jumpstart your cycle and introduce bacteria is adding live sand and live rock , IMO.

...or even better , if you have a friend with an established tank you can borrow one of thier...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 04-09-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,863
Posted By BucJason
Most of those "bacteria in a bottle" products...

Most of those "bacteria in a bottle" products don't work in my expierence. Biology 101 could tell you that Bacteria can't survive in a bottle indefinitely with nothing to eat. Anything that ever was...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 04-09-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,456
Posted By BucJason
Just get some sand sifting creatures and make...

Just get some sand sifting creatures and make sure your tank has good flow, and you shouldn't ever have to clean your sand. There's no good way to do it anyway, because if you try to suck up debri...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 04-09-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By BucJason
cuban hogfish get fairly large and aggressive....

cuban hogfish get fairly large and aggressive. Hogfish are actually part of the wrasse family, and have the same temperment as the larger wrasses , such as the Lunar wrasse. It's a good probability...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 03-04-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By BucJason
try to make the frozen food look alive. Drop in...

try to make the frozen food look alive. Drop in front of the powerhead and let it flow in the current so it's moving. If he's not afraid of your hand wiggle it in front of him so he thinks it's...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 02-24-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By BucJason
Algae is natural. The only bad algae is out of...

Algae is natural. The only bad algae is out of control algae, IMO.
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 01-31-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,017
Posted By BucJason
It's best to give it time to stabalize....24...

It's best to give it time to stabalize....24 hours is probably not necessary, but that is on the safe side..

I wait 24 on my main Salt tank, because I have too much money invested. However on my...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 01-27-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,565
Posted By BucJason
some candlelight and R&B music....

some candlelight and R&B music....
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 01-21-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By BucJason
All tanks have algae, you can never get rid of it...

All tanks have algae, you can never get rid of it completely. All you can do is reduce the growth rate or change which type is growing. Most people gear thier tanks to promote Coraline growth,...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 01-21-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By BucJason
It will become live doing this , but it will take...

It will become live doing this , but it will take forever before you can enjoy your 75 gallon main.


I'd personally rather just save up and buy nice live rock piece by piece .
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 01-18-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By BucJason
somtimes they just have an itch they need to...

somtimes they just have an itch they need to scratch , just like humans.
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 01-13-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,481
Posted By BucJason
Get one of the larger Dottybacks. They are...

Get one of the larger Dottybacks.

They are in the Sea bass family. Cool fish

Whitebar Dottyback (Labracinus sp.)...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 01-12-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By BucJason
Sounds like it could be a great set-up. ...

Sounds like it could be a great set-up.

Just make sure: You want the hoses to attach to some sort of hang-on the back box on the aquarium, otherwise in a power outtage the water could siphon...
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