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Forum: Archive 06-01-2006, 01:28 PM
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Views: 1,531
Posted By OneBowl
FS: Oceanic 72 Gal Bowfront RR Tank/Stand/Sump+ Never Used

For Sale in SE PA area:

72 Gallon Oceanic Bowfront Reef Ready Tank
Bowfront Black Cabinet
Black Canopy
Glass Covers
Dual Light Strip
Oceanic Reef Ready Model 1 Sump with Plumbing
200 pounds...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 02-10-2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,503
Posted By OneBowl
Ebay Aqua-Safe v. Filter Direct RO/DI Units

Anybody have a clear preference for one vendor's RO/DI units versus the other's? I am looking for a unit to initially use for drinking water, then RO/DI when the 72 gallon goes back up in a few...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 01-30-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By OneBowl
By storing the LFS bought ones in the...

By storing the LFS bought ones in the refrigerator, you can usually keep most of them alive for 2-3 days.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 12-08-2005, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By OneBowl
My fish have always seemed happy when the music's...

My fish have always seemed happy when the music's on. Then again, they mostly hear Marley and Toots and the Maytals, so happy, mellow and hungry are what I'd expect.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 12-05-2005, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,152
Posted By OneBowl
Zell, Your update seems to indicate a clear...

Zell,

Your update seems to indicate a clear course of action at this point. First, devote all energy to getting the criminal complaint dismissed. Ignore any potential civil liability until...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 12-02-2005, 02:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,152
Posted By OneBowl
The best advice (except for what I'll mention...

The best advice (except for what I'll mention later) is to check the applicable law(s). An attorney is not needed for this initially. An internet search can provide relevant state law info.

The...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 12-02-2005, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By OneBowl
Some prices I found with a quick check: ...

Some prices I found with a quick check:

Oceanic 90 gallon RR tank: $394
Stand: $264
Model 1 Sump: $214

Even if it included a canopy and light strip, sounds high. See if they'll come...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 11-15-2005, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By OneBowl
General septic system/cesspool/sand mound tips: ...

General septic system/cesspool/sand mound tips:

1. For system longevity, minimize waste water directed into the system. This cannot be over emphasized.
2. Pump regularly, based on system size...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 10-25-2005, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By OneBowl
The last 4 letters of the word "devil" provide a...

The last 4 letters of the word "devil" provide a clue. Seriously, the only guarantee you'll have of peaceful introductions is if they're gone. If they are becoming mean and territorial now, it's a...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-28-2005, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By OneBowl
RO/DI units generally require 35-40psi to...

RO/DI units generally require 35-40psi to function properly. Low psi is typically associated with private wells, gravity fed systems or high rise locations. Optimum psi is generally around 65psi. ...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 08-09-2005, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By OneBowl
How about saving it for future use? Won't...

How about saving it for future use? Won't aragonite sand very, very slowly dissolve into solution?
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-15-2005, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By OneBowl
IMO, their rock is an excellent value. Upside: ...

IMO, their rock is an excellent value. Upside: price, generally interesting rock and perfect for building a base upon which to place your live rock. Downsides: you don't get to select your...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-04-2005, 03:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 809
Posted By OneBowl
RO/DI Units and Unchlorinated Water

From wetwebmedia:

"The RO's for home use are designed to work with chlorinated water. The chlorine in the water prevents bacterial buildup on the membrane. Keep in mind that a good RO system...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 05-03-2005, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By OneBowl
If it really is a FO tank, you're OK with what...

If it really is a FO tank, you're OK with what you have, subject to simply how you think it looks. With proper water chemistry, you're probably OK with what you have for a FOWLR. Upgrade needed for...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 05-02-2005, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By OneBowl
Send them a quick email and they should respond...

Send them a quick email and they should respond reagrding status. FYI, my one order took about 2 weeks...a couple of days to fill then ground shipping cross country took close to 10 days. You will...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 04-27-2005, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By OneBowl
My water supply is an on-site private well, so no...

My water supply is an on-site private well, so no chlorine issue. Now, I believe (but don't know for certain), that water softeners do not affect chlorine. I would think that the process of making...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 04-27-2005, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,084
Posted By OneBowl
Agree with lando. Hook it up to the untreated...

Agree with lando. Hook it up to the untreated source line. An additional benefit will be that the waste water can be used for a garden, whereas the briny waste water from the treated line would not...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 04-27-2005, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By OneBowl
A water softener is typically used when source...

A water softener is typically used when source water has a high calcium or magnesium content. The softener then removes/replaces the ions in these 2 minerals. The answer to your question probably...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 04-26-2005, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By OneBowl
I say good call by Phyl. Based on previous...

I say good call by Phyl.

Based on previous responses by captivereefs.com to pretty much the same question...Euro reef was recommended ever so slightly over the Aqua C based on design and...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 04-22-2005, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By OneBowl
Just my experience, but domino damsels are evil. ...

Just my experience, but domino damsels are evil. Some sooner than others. The sound they make is kind of interesting though. Good luck.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 04-20-2005, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By OneBowl
I think you'll find that many keep blue tangs...

I think you'll find that many keep blue tangs successfully without a UV sterilizer. Anybody?
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 04-20-2005, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By OneBowl
I believe most RO and RO/DI units operate...

I believe most RO and RO/DI units operate optimally at around 65psi. Most well systems won't produce this pressure continuously. You'll likely have a pressure tank in the mix, where a pressure...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 04-19-2005, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By OneBowl
My main advice would be to try to anticipate...

My main advice would be to try to anticipate where you want to be with this endeavor down the road. Easier said than done, I know. If you're certain you want to go fish only, you could actually get...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 04-18-2005, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By OneBowl
Let me register a vote for another gramma. ...

Let me register a vote for another gramma. C'mon, you give your friends second chances, right? Striking colors, affordable, reef safe, generally hardy (OK, work with me on this), interesting...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 04-18-2005, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,745
Posted By OneBowl
I second the 4x4s with pole or small hydraulic...

I second the 4x4s with pole or small hydraulic jacks solution for additional floor support (cheap, easy, no permanent damage). I actually have this set-up under our refrigerator to prevent any...
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