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Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 02-26-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By zuzecawi
Johno, it really depends on what kind of critters...

Johno, it really depends on what kind of critters you plan on keeping, and how you aquascape your tank. You might want to consider a closed loop with a Oceans Motion squirt, which would give you...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 02-26-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By zuzecawi
A trigger would quite rapidly outgrow a 30H, if...

A trigger would quite rapidly outgrow a 30H, if it didn't flat out die of stress. You would be much better off looking at the fish in the liveaquaria marine fish for nano aquariums section. Marine...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 02-26-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,871
Posted By zuzecawi
You can quite easily and successfully run a sps...

You can quite easily and successfully run a sps tank on T5 only. Actually, right now, the big debate is whether or not T5's cause bleaching from too great a PAR jump between MH to T5. I personally...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-10-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By zuzecawi
You would lose some CO2 without the glass canopy,...

You would lose some CO2 without the glass canopy, I don't think it would be a huge concern for people with pressurized systems, but then, I've never ran CO2 on my planted tanks. It would make for an...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 04-10-2007, 02:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By zuzecawi
Glass DOES cut down your lights, quite a bit. ...

Glass DOES cut down your lights, quite a bit. Par can be reduced by as much as 20% from CLEAN glass, not to mention what happens if the glass gets dirty and crusted. Sorry, I've lurked for months,...
Forum: Archive 08-10-2006, 04:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 692
Posted By zuzecawi
ARRGH repost sorry guys. Ricordeas zoos mushrooms in Oregon

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Okay guys... gotta thin out my softy stock. All pictures here are all the animals I'm offering up, but some I'll be...
Forum: Archive 08-10-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 915
Posted By zuzecawi
Ricordea, mushrooms, zoos for sale in Salem, Oregon

Okay guys... gotta thin out my softy stock. All pictures here are all the animals I'm offering up, but some I'll be breaking into smaller pieces, because I want to keep for myself at least one of...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 07-27-2006, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,939
Posted By zuzecawi
Overdo it? Hah! I laugh in the face of overdoing...

Overdo it? Hah! I laugh in the face of overdoing live rock!
Seriously though...
If you're talking about what is marketed as Maiden's Hair in my area, (seeing as we all know names are abused in the...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 07-27-2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By zuzecawi
Due to having a small kiddo in the house, buckets...

Due to having a small kiddo in the house, buckets are avoided like the plague in my home. (when I was little my babysitter's daughter drowned in a mop bucket and I'm still freaked about it) So we...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 07-03-2006, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,811
Posted By zuzecawi
It should be noted that sun polyps and carnation...

It should be noted that sun polyps and carnation corals are both non photosynthetic, low light, low water flow corals. They usually require deep caves with slow circulation to really thrive, and it...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 07-02-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By zuzecawi
Nah, not overweight, just a normal healthy...

Nah, not overweight, just a normal healthy mandarin. If you see them smaller than that, they're suffering from malnutrition. An interesting note... this guy now eats from the water column. When I...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 07-02-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By zuzecawi
log of a mandarin comeback

Thought this guy was toast when I got him at the LFS. First two pics are him on arrival... last ones are past couple months to now. This is in my 58 oceanic w/20gal sump/fuge and 180lbs rock mixed...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 07-02-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,429
Posted By zuzecawi
That's a heck of a way to get a remodel!!! Glad...

That's a heck of a way to get a remodel!!! Glad it turned out well. If I were you, I'd invest in some sandbags. Maybe a levee. (J/K)
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-05-2006, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,459
Posted By zuzecawi
Having done both the wild indo rock and the...

Having done both the wild indo rock and the aquacultured... here's my .02 cents...
Aquacultured has a wild variety of hitch hikers and a better survival rate of them... incredible colors on the...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-02-2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By zuzecawi
LOL. Same story in my household. My partner is...

LOL. Same story in my household. My partner is from Czech, so he really never saw marine aquariums until he got to the states. We went from "Oh my gosh, that fish cost you HOW MUCH?" to "When can...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-02-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 902
Posted By zuzecawi
Honestly, for a ten gal, a countercurrent air...

Honestly, for a ten gal, a countercurrent air stone powered skimmer would be just fine. Actually, they have better results than the Aqua C's after you've got it tuned, and it really isn't that much...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-02-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By zuzecawi
The two returns in back are going to be down in...

The two returns in back are going to be down in the rock work, and the one on the far rear left and right will also be jetting through the rockwork to a good extent. I also intend to have the entire...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-01-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By zuzecawi
Aquascaping idea

Here's the plan for the 135... in topo format. The arrows are flow from the two closed loops, each side (ie left/right front/back) is going to be alternating from the opposite side so that it'll get...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-01-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,866
Posted By zuzecawi
Changing over salt really isn't a factor unless...

Changing over salt really isn't a factor unless you did a 100% water change... and even then, it's more the loss of beneficial bacteria than the salt brand. Well... there are ph and calcium factors,...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 06-01-2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,064
Posted By zuzecawi
There's two reallly good reasons to never use hot...

There's two reallly good reasons to never use hot water while mixing your salt... Copper and Lead. In older houses, the hot water pipes often contain lead. And all hot water heaters have copper...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-31-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,866
Posted By zuzecawi
When was the last time you changed your bulbs? ...

When was the last time you changed your bulbs? As in... lighting. Four months... that's about the "good life" for most flourescent tubes. And depending on your halides, that's nearing the useful...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-09-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By zuzecawi
A tang that stays 2.5 inches for three years? ...

A tang that stays 2.5 inches for three years? Do you have pictures you could post?
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-09-2006, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By zuzecawi
Another issue is that these products have a very...

Another issue is that these products have a very definite shelf life... and they aren't exactly advertising the bottle date. If you really need to provide food, live is best. Phytoplankton reactors...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-09-2006, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By zuzecawi
Well... here's some kinda idea of what I'm doing...

Well... here's some kinda idea of what I'm doing with the new tank. I'm settled on the rockwork, it's really built for the gorgonians. This is kind of a topographic map, the lines are the plumbed...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-08-2006, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By zuzecawi
More pics of existing and word on the project

Well, here's some more pics. the 58 is doing great, I had to get rid of most of my hairy mushrooms, they killed a beautiful montipora and seriously damaged some of my ricordeas. I can't wait until...
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