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Old 03-14-2012, 01:00 PM   #201
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Yes, it is.

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Old 03-14-2012, 02:05 PM   #202
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Wouldn't the gfo grind the carbon into dust tumbling in a reactor?
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Old 03-14-2012, 03:38 PM   #203
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Also do I need a special fitting to put a mini jet on a brs reactor
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Old 03-14-2012, 06:22 PM   #204
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I donít know about the BRS reactor. The Two Little Fishes Phosban Reactor has a little kit for like $3 with fittings for hob applications that worked for me. And as long as the flow isnít too high, you wonít grind the carbon into dust. You just have to adjust your ball valve between the pump and the reactor to keep the flow right.
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Old 03-15-2012, 12:11 AM   #205
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I also have the two little fishes phosban reactor. I mix carbon and gfo. The flow going through there is pretty slow. You want the top layer to "dance".. not really tumble or violently rise.
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Old 03-16-2012, 03:55 PM   #206
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I really need to put a coral up there! Any ideas?
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Old 03-16-2012, 03:55 PM   #207
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O yea, it needs to be pretty high light too
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Old 03-16-2012, 04:11 PM   #208
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Monti cap, cant go wrong!
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Old 03-16-2012, 05:12 PM   #209
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+1 on the montipora cap. I was thinking a nice red montipora cap would look nice. Or, if you have enough light for sps coral, a bird's nest coral.
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Old 03-16-2012, 07:15 PM   #210
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Would 96 watts of t5 grow monti and birds nest? Also what's the care level on those. I love the crazy birds nest with blue polyps!!! Also I looked up the monti and I love it!!
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Old 03-16-2012, 07:30 PM   #211
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+2 on the monti cap. A nice purple one or a green one would look awesome!
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Old 03-17-2012, 05:32 AM   #212
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Monti caps and birdsnests are among the lower light sps, I don't see why you couldn't have either.
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Old 03-17-2012, 02:39 PM   #213
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Awesome next time I'm at my lfs I'll see what they got. What's a general price range for a decent sized grad of those
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Old 03-17-2012, 04:54 PM   #214
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Over here my LFS charges £15 for sps frags and £35 for decent size colonies. Sorry I couldn't give a view on US prices.
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That's okay I'll figure how many dollars it is.
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Old 03-17-2012, 04:57 PM   #216
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That's not bad a frag at that price would be 19.50 according to the converter I used
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Is that reasonable? I have no idea how much you guys normally pay for your coral?
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Yea that's a pretty good I think. I've never bought an sps
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I've paid around $20- $40 for a nice monti cap. Depends on the size and color. Green is always soo much cheaper so keep that in mind. My green monti has absolutely busted out with growth this year and is a nice contrast to my rock.
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Are blue ones expensive?
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