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Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-28-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By ronk
Aquacontroller ll help

Hey everyone found an amazing deal on a 54 corner tank. Just getting around to setting it up. They gave me a ton of extras. I'm just sitting through everything and they included a Neptune systems....
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 09-20-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By ronk
Thank you so much. Iím waiting for my filters for...

Thank you so much. Iím waiting for my filters for my RODI I picked up. Can I use non Ro water to rinse?
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 09-20-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By ronk
Ok will do. So I should bail on the bleach method...

Ok will do. So I should bail on the bleach method I was thinking about? I want to make sure Iím starting with a clean slate.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 09-20-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By ronk
Dry rock question

Hi everyone just looking for some guidance. Never worked with dry rock before to start a reef tank. I picked up some dry rock that was out of another tank. Rock is pretty clean and does not have any...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 09-15-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,093
Posted By ronk
Water storage

Hey everyone. What is the best method of storage for rodi water? I've seen alot of people using brute garbage cans or glass aquariums. Is this the preferred method so not to have any tds added back...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-31-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 837
Posted By ronk
Phosphate in rodi water

Hey everyone I am closely monitoring my water paremeters adding my first ever coral. I am having a slight phosphate issue that is causing a roadblock. Phosphate levels are at .25 prior to running...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-25-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By ronk
Just a quick update. Took my platform apart made...

Just a quick update. Took my platform apart made longer legs so it was only sitting in 8 inches of water and it works perfectly now. So if anyone is running a deltec sc1455 make sure it is not in...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-17-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By ronk
Couple more days. This is my first attempt at a...

Couple more days. This is my first attempt at a reef setup. Not sure how I am going to start stocking yet. Most likely this weekend I will start.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-17-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By ronk
One more question. If my tank is cycled but have...

One more question. If my tank is cycled but have no live stock should I just turn the skimmer off till I start producing bio load?
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-16-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By ronk
Yeah I am having trouble with Google pics. I will...

Yeah I am having trouble with Google pics. I will give the skimmer some more time to break in. I am getting lots of flow from the pump. Once I get some waste in there I will post how it's doing....
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-16-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By ronk
https://https://goo.gl/photos/6X3cLzyoAstmDJY48 ...

https://https://goo.gl/photos/6X3cLzyoAstmDJY48

Let me try that again.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-16-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By ronk
https://https://goo.gl/photos/6X3cLzyoAstmDJY48 ...

https://https://goo.gl/photos/6X3cLzyoAstmDJY48

Okay I guess that is where the test and tune come into play. I have been in the hobby for quite a few years and I can't remember having this much...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-16-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By ronk
Thanks Greg so once I get some organic waste...

Thanks Greg so once I get some organic waste going and I am still having this issue I will look into it further. But do you think I will be okay running the skimmer without the Venturi line...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-16-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By ronk
would it be best if I shut the skimmer off till I...

would it be best if I shut the skimmer off till I run the tank for a few weeks? There are trace amounts of nitrate in the water but extremely low. About 10 ppm. I just figured I could get the skimmer...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-16-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By ronk
Skimmer help

Hello all. Setting up my 93 gallon cube tank and I am having some skimmer issues. I picked up a used deltec sc1455 skimmer which was working perfectly in another display tank. Set in in my sump on an...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 11-23-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By ronk
Swapping tanks need advice

Hello everyone. I currently have a 92 gallon corner tank that we are not 100 percent happy with. We decided to purchase a new 93 gallon rimless cube. I want to make sure I do this right. Current...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 11-22-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By ronk
93 gallon cube help please

Hi I just purchased a marine land 93 gallon cube aquarium. I am very excited to get started but I am having an issue finding a good sump and skimmer combo. The stand that this comes with only has...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 09-21-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By ronk
I really appreciate the help and advice I will...

I really appreciate the help and advice I will get this going today. I will keep you posted on the results.
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 09-21-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By ronk
Thanks reefing madness. So 1ml per day for 5...

Thanks reefing madness. So 1ml per day for 5 days? And I am using a syringe to slow drip it in to the water is this the proper method?
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 09-20-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By ronk
Yes everybody in the tank is showing zero signs...

Yes everybody in the tank is showing zero signs of distress. I almost thought the test kit could be bad but I think that is unlikely. I started my vodka dosing this afternoon and will check my filter...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 09-20-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By ronk
Thank you I am going to pick up some distilled...

Thank you I am going to pick up some distilled vodka. Very useful article and seems to have some major benefits other then nitrate and phosphate control. I will keep everyone posted on the status
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 09-20-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By ronk
Yes I agree that ppm are higher then 160 since I...

Yes I agree that ppm are higher then 160 since I have done so many water changes. I just am not sure where the nitrates are coming from. I do not over feed. I am not sure if I shouldn't get rid of...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 09-20-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By ronk
Still having nitrate issues

Hey everyone I posted a couple weeks ago after moving an existing tank and having high nitrate levels after the move. It is now 2 weeks later and nitrates are still 160ppm. So her goes. 92 gallon...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 09-08-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By ronk
Thank you so much for the info. I kind of had to...

Thank you so much for the info. I kind of had to hear that from someone else. I will continue with larger water changes and monitor multiple times a day.
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 09-08-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By ronk
Moved existing tank need help

Hi everyone. Been a while since I last posted anything but need some advice. Recently purchased a 92 gallon corner that is fowlr plus a couple snails and starfish. This was an existing up and running...
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