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Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 04-06-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By carey
Hi Autumn! I remember you! :-) **wave** ...

Hi Autumn! I remember you! :-) **wave**

Good start and very thorough! If it's temporary I wouldn't worry too much about the sand bed depth and volume. I tried the balck sand a long time ago and...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 04-06-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By carey
I'd also caution against the damsels, they can be...

I'd also caution against the damsels, they can be mean little guys and a small tank would let them abuse each other/anything else in the tank easily. I speak from experiecne with the mandarin, unless...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 04-06-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By carey
Hi there! Thanks for the response sniper! Not...

Hi there! Thanks for the response sniper! Not sure if you remember me, lol, it's been awhile but I've got a good handle on things "usually" aquaria related BUT I amy have found my culprit. I was...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 04-01-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By carey
Long Ago Member Needs Some Help Please :-)

Ok, so I have not been on here in forever, lol, like years forever but I'm in need of some help with one of the tanks.

My 80g IM Nuvo is the culprit right now. It is pretty shallow for an 80g...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 10-11-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,752
Posted By carey
Hey red, just wanted to let you know I'm still...

Hey red, just wanted to let you know I'm still following you! Lol. So glad things are going well for you and the tanks! I don't care if people think clowns are just average fish, to me they still...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 07-03-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,752
Posted By carey
Very nice Red! Yeah, wrasses will eat you out of...

Very nice Red! Yeah, wrasses will eat you out of house and home in regards to pods. Lol. They like to pick. I have some that eat worms hehe. :) just keep offering him the brine and when you get a...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-30-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,752
Posted By carey
Is the mysis big? I would try brine first, it's...

Is the mysis big? I would try brine first, it's generally smaller.

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Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-29-2016, 03:01 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,752
Posted By carey
What a great fish! I have been eyeing them for...

What a great fish! I have been eyeing them for some time.
Sorry I'm not around much but I do get on here and there. Hoping to post a BIG update on my thread soon. Hope everything is good with you...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 01-15-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,752
Posted By carey
I looked at that skimmer red, and to be honest it...

I looked at that skimmer red, and to be honest it is just the bare minimum. You want at least 50% more than your tanks volume. preferably double. I understand you arent; going with a sump so your...
Forum: Members Saltwater Tanks Showcase 01-15-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,729
Posted By carey
I ran across a white tail tang a few times online...

I ran across a white tail tang a few times online AND ONCE at my lfs. But it was $200 and i just cant justify spending that much in one shot. The fish was beautiful though, I went in specially to see...
Forum: Nano Reefs 01-15-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,585
Posted By carey
I would stay away from coral banded shrimp, they...

I would stay away from coral banded shrimp, they can get big and kinda mean, well, mean for a shrimp. lol

I have a pistol shrimp, 2 peppermints and a fire shrimp in my 13.3 so yep, you can mix and...
Forum: Show Off/Photography 01-07-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 44,504
Posted By carey
The yellow fish is a Benga Sunshine. One of my...

The yellow fish is a Benga Sunshine. One of my favorite cichlids. :-)

I like the coris too, he was just peeking out to make sure the coast was clear lol
Forum: Nano Reefs 01-07-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By carey
I must have over 500lbs of live rock now. I only...

I must have over 500lbs of live rock now. I only purchased about 40lbs of "live" all the rest came from dry rock cycling into "live" rock. lol

I got a good amount of my dry rock from...
Forum: Show Off/Photography 01-07-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 44,504
Posted By carey
I can't decide, so here are a few. :-) LOL ...

I can't decide, so here are a few. :-) LOL

Forgive the crappy photos, I am not a very good photographer.

...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-07-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By carey
Hi Blitz! I am outside Orlando, about 20 minutes...

Hi Blitz! I am outside Orlando, about 20 minutes or so. :-) Nice to see a "local" chime in. Good luck with your tank, sounds pretty awesome.
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 01-07-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By carey
I second that Koralia 240 that autumn mentioned...

I second that Koralia 240 that autumn mentioned above.

For a reef, depending on what if any filter you are using you may actually need two, one for each side if you are keeping coral. :-)

But...
Forum: Nano Reefs 01-07-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,585
Posted By carey
Well Hello there! Welcome to the salty side. lol ...

Well Hello there! Welcome to the salty side. lol

To be honest, a hex tank is a little challenging to work with due to the footprint it has, it's more tall than long. BUT it doesnt mean you can;t...
Forum: Members Saltwater Tanks Showcase 01-07-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,729
Posted By carey
Sorry to hear about your troubles Sniper, I know...

Sorry to hear about your troubles Sniper, I know with some dedication you will get things going smoothly again. I guess ro/di in the long run is the BEST thing you could do. :-)

And yep, I have a...
Forum: Members Saltwater Tanks Showcase 01-06-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,729
Posted By carey
Heya guys!!! Sniper, what happened to your tanks?...

Heya guys!!! Sniper, what happened to your tanks? You had some awesome stuff going on last I remember......

ANd poppa, stalkers are always welcome. :-) At least until we "convert" you over to...
Forum: Members Saltwater Tanks Showcase 01-06-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,729
Posted By carey
Thanks guys. I miss this site but real life just...

Thanks guys. I miss this site but real life just gets in the way alot and I dont get to log on often. :-(

I'm hoping in the new year to be a bit more active here. So many new people! lol

But I...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 01-06-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By carey
The JBJ rimless is a really nice tank, I'd say a...

The JBJ rimless is a really nice tank, I'd say a better option than the biocube if you want to keep an angel. But if you keep it topless you may have an issue with jumpers like firefish or wrasses....
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 01-06-2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,317
Posted By carey
I use the hob for running stuff like gfo and...

I use the hob for running stuff like gfo and carbon. It also will pick up small particles and give you some flow. I'm familiar with the aqueons, I have a few but havent really used them alot for...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 01-05-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By carey
Did you use fresh saltwater when you set up or...

Did you use fresh saltwater when you set up or get it from the guy with the rock? I can totally see having some ammonia due to die off as was listed above but the nitrates are abnormally high......
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 01-05-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By carey
Do you have circulation and water movement? Like...

Do you have circulation and water movement? Like powerheads? You can point them upwards so you water movement on the top of the water. This will help with ph. You can also uncover the tank, you get...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 01-05-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,317
Posted By carey
I use an aquaclear on my 13.3g. I took out the...

I use an aquaclear on my 13.3g. I took out the foam block and run chemipure elite, carbon pad and a regular pad. You CAN use the foam block, you just have to rinse it out with tank water when you...
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