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Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 10-01-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,680
Posted By MistaSparkL
i'm not too sure how long its been in there--1-3...

i'm not too sure how long its been in there--1-3 days i would guess.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-30-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,680
Posted By MistaSparkL
Pennies in reef tank.

My 4 yr old baby sis, after spending the weekend at my house, decided it would be a good idea to throw a penny (I believe..I wasn't able to find any more) into my 90 gallon reef tank. I discovered...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-28-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By MistaSparkL
Yeah, I put sinking pellets, and some mysis...

Yeah, I put sinking pellets, and some mysis shrimp in it.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-28-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By MistaSparkL
I just cut the top off of a 1liter bottle, cut an...

I just cut the top off of a 1liter bottle, cut an opening in the top, inverted the top, and put it back into the bottle. I used a ziptie to fasten the top to the bottle. I also put a rock in the...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-28-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By MistaSparkL
YES!!! Fishkeeper: 1, Damsel: zero

I FIIIINally got my damsel out of my tank today after about 3 days with a homemade trap. This little terror of a fish has killed 2 firefish, a royal gramma, and 2 green chromis. I will now be able to...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-23-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,245
Posted By MistaSparkL
I used to feed my palys and zoas when I was...

I used to feed my palys and zoas when I was bored--it looked cool when they closed up over some food. I noticed that they grew a lot faster when I fed. I had some slight phosphate issues so I...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-22-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,476
Posted By MistaSparkL
Why are you putting the skimmer in the fuge?...

Why are you putting the skimmer in the fuge? You'll skim out your pods and probably suck up some sand into your skimmer pump. I'd put it in a separate section before the fuge separated by a baffle.
Forum: Show Off/Photography 06-18-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5,214
Views: 802,627
Posted By MistaSparkL
my 90G

My new 90G reef setup

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Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-17-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,545
Posted By MistaSparkL
Hmm, yeah you have a hex I see--my last tank was...

Hmm, yeah you have a hex I see--my last tank was a hex, it was a major pain to aquascape. Looks good, as long as you have good flow in and around the rocks, the corals you put on the rocks will...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-15-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,545
Posted By MistaSparkL
I just redid my aquascape again...you know,...

I just redid my aquascape again...you know, people say its one of the most enjoyable tasks in a tank--but i think its a PITA. It took me a long time to get it to where I'm halfway happy with...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-30-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,034
Posted By MistaSparkL
Podman: What do you mean exactly that you...

Podman:
What do you mean exactly that you weren't able to replace the support adequately? Where you not able to fit the brace back in?
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 05-28-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,445
Posted By MistaSparkL
None on my aquarium, but about a month ago, while...

None on my aquarium, but about a month ago, while at work, I experienced a wardrobe malfunction, and split my jeans in the seat. It was about an 8 inch tear. I grabbed some duct tape and taped my...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-28-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,034
Posted By MistaSparkL
Question: How much load is distributed to the...

Question: How much load is distributed to the center of the stand? When I rig up the support beams, will the load be great enough (after removing center brace) to sag and transfer onto the support...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-28-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,034
Posted By MistaSparkL
Not able to Fit Sump under Stand

My last aquarium sprung a leak, so i picked up a larger 90 gallon tank to replace it. I needed to have it set up right away, so I was not able to set up my sump. Now that i'm trying to build a...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-15-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,043
Posted By MistaSparkL
It took me about 2 months to get rid of my cyano....

It took me about 2 months to get rid of my cyano. Ammonia, nitrites, and nitrates were all zero.
I scooped out the cyano every night, watched my phosphates, reduced my feedings, kept up with my...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-12-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By MistaSparkL
Negative, all my water is RO/DI'ed water from...

Negative, all my water is RO/DI'ed water from LFS. I've tested this water and I've always used this when performing pwc's and top offs.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-12-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By MistaSparkL
Yeah, I figured as much, I"ll just keep up w/ my...

Yeah, I figured as much, I"ll just keep up w/ my regular maintenance, and wait it out.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-11-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By MistaSparkL
argh..diatoms.

Since my upgrade from a 65 to 90 gallon tank, and the addition of 30lbs LR, I'm starting to experience a diatom bloom. I haven't seen that in a while..hopefully they go away soon. I'm guessing the...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-10-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,483
Posted By MistaSparkL
Yeah, i'm really happy with the intensity of the...

Yeah, i'm really happy with the intensity of the 10k's, but they're a bit yellow for my tastes, I think i'm going to swap them out for 14k's for a crisper look.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-09-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,483
Posted By MistaSparkL
Got my lighting system for my new aquarium...

Got my lighting system for my new aquarium today--it is freaking sweet, but ridiculously bright. It lights up my whole living room. I picked up a 48" Current USA Outer orbit system. 2x250 watt...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 05-05-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,194
Posted By MistaSparkL
Ugh, figured as much, but not what I was hoping...

Ugh, figured as much, but not what I was hoping to hear. Guess I'll have to shell out the thousand bucks for the 48" Current USA model for my new tank. I have a Current USA fixture for my old hex,...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 05-04-2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,194
Posted By MistaSparkL
Brand of MH lighting--does it matter?

I'm looking for a light setup for my new 90 gallon tank. I've found this on ebay: 48" 4ft Metal Halide Aquarium Reef Light 716W T5 T-5 HO - eBay (item 120415565491 end time May-13-09 19:34:07 PDT)...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-03-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,483
Posted By MistaSparkL
Yeah--the hex looked cool in the corner it was...

Yeah--the hex looked cool in the corner it was occupying, but it was such a pain to maintain. I had to get up on a ladder and still wasn't able to reach the bottom of the sandbed. It was also...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-03-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,483
Posted By MistaSparkL
Yeah, I'm just glad it didn't soak my carpet, I...

Yeah, I'm just glad it didn't soak my carpet, I caught it way early--right after it started to squirt a stream of water 6 feet from the one of the tank seams. I went to go pick up 30 extra lbs of...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-03-2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,483
Posted By MistaSparkL
My aquarium is done for.

Woke up this morning to a leak in my 65 gallon hex. This is the second leak it has sprung--in a different spot from where I have had a previous leak last year. But alas, I was then left with no...
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