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Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 03-02-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By Jeffrock
i have one plummed in to my system on the return...

i have one plummed in to my system on the return pump. But i only run mine when things start to get green or i think i might be getting some naughty stuff growing.... i usually run it for a day to a...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 03-01-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,446
Posted By Jeffrock
you will know when the cycle is done after you...

you will know when the cycle is done after you monitor the ammonia level, then you will get nitrites, then you will get nitrates and then you do a large waterchange. then you can test by introducing...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 03-01-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,166
Posted By Jeffrock
oh, im sorry, that is nitrate. im a little tired....

oh, im sorry, that is nitrate. im a little tired. it is a 125g amd i have 2 clarkii, 2 pep shrimp, 1 fire shrimp, 2 emerald crabs, 1 hermit crab, sea hare, pencil urchin, LTE, and a sailfin tang.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 03-01-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,166
Posted By Jeffrock
Naso tang looks boney !!! Help?

hello, i have been testing my water and everything is good. ammonia-0, nitrite-0, ammonia-10, and ph-8.0. my naso is looking very boney, he seems to be eating and has been moving around the tank. i...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-25-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By Jeffrock
Help !!! What is this?

i came home from work to find this all over my tank walls, can someone tell me what it is? is it bad? how do i get rid of it?
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-25-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,349
Posted By Jeffrock
i bought a 125 un-drilled tank and whent to...

i bought a 125 un-drilled tank and whent to glass-holes.com and bought a drill overflow kit....its surprisingly easy to do and install... this is the option that i would suggest to you. Eliminate...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-22-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Jeffrock
what i would do if you cant get a new sump, is...

what i would do if you cant get a new sump, is take a piece of acrylic and make it so that it is 4 or 5" bigger on all sides or even copy the side of the tank and seal it on the outside of the sump.....
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 02-21-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jeffrock
i have the same skimmer, its a single head...

i have the same skimmer, its a single head though. i ran a hose into a bucket or a bottle to collect the skimate. you have to have a lot of air going into the skimmer for it to work properly.
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 02-21-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jeffrock
is it getting air? i have a single head and it...

is it getting air? i have a single head and it wont work at all without the air . Also with a new skimmer a lot of people are sayng they have a breakin period..... not really sure ?
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-17-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Jeffrock
anybody? i have questions.....

anybody? i have questions.....
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-16-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Jeffrock
cycling my new tank....Help?

i am going to start to cycle my tank and have decided to try the shrimp and ammonia method. i have a 125g tank and have a few questions before i get started.... do i need to use a shrimp if i use...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 02-16-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,553
Posted By Jeffrock
ok, thanks... ill get back to ya on this... i...

ok, thanks... ill get back to ya on this... i have spent a lot of dough already so far..LOL!!!
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 02-16-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jeffrock
ok, thank you ! ill play around a bit and see...

ok, thank you ! ill play around a bit and see what i come up with....
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 02-16-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jeffrock
it is a used one, i think someone told me it...

it is a used one, i think someone told me it sounded like a coralife skimmer....how do you go about adding tiny bits of air? i have the 2 airlines hooked up already, one to the pump and the other is...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 02-16-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,553
Posted By Jeffrock
what do most people order? fish? corals?...

what do most people order? fish? corals? equipment? what kind of discount?
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 02-16-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jeffrock
ok, so i got the skimmer working. any imput as to...

ok, so i got the skimmer working. any imput as to how it should be set to run? i had the bubbles going over the tube and into the cup, but it was filling the cup way to fast...like i would have to...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 02-15-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jeffrock
thanks for the info.... ill look into it, i...

thanks for the info.... ill look into it, i thought there was something screwy with that...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 02-15-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jeffrock
skimmer help?

i have a grey skimmer that has a red ring where you screw on the cup.... there is a little nipple that points down where the skimmed material sits.... is it supposed to drain back into the sump...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-15-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By Jeffrock
ok thanks found one...ReefCleaners.org | Clean Up...

ok thanks found one...ReefCleaners.org | Clean Up Crews and Macro Algae - Home (https://www.reefcleaners.org)
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-15-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By Jeffrock
i need some LR ....

hey there !!!! anybody got a site that sells good quallity live rock for my dt? i need some site's to check out!
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-10-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By Jeffrock
is it correct that i could assume that i need to...

is it correct that i could assume that i need to use a ball valve on the return instead of a check valve, for control of the flow and reliability reasons?
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-10-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By Jeffrock
i have 2 1400 korilia pwerheads and the control...

i have 2 1400 korilia pwerheads and the control wavemaker to go with all that. this should be good for that right? and just to make sure, the 1500 gph overflow should be enough as well right? i just...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-10-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By Jeffrock
i will be cycling the water 12 times per hour...

i will be cycling the water 12 times per hour ideally. maybe i don't quite understand flow yet..... could you explain to me why i need more flow? i could always add more overflows, i haven't drilled...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-10-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By Jeffrock
really, 1500 gph isn't enough? how am i gonna...

really, 1500 gph isn't enough? how am i gonna control more than that with my sump? and return pump?
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-10-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By Jeffrock
now im wondering if i should have purchased the...

now im wondering if i should have purchased the return kit from glass-holes .com as well? wow this is getting expensive...... i knew it would be, but im getting a little nervous! i haven't even...
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