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Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 05-07-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By mulron
If its only 20G then that would work(I may be...

If its only 20G then that would work(I may be biased because I just don't like the BAK-PAKs - Just never got one to work right). I have heard many good posts about the Remora by AquaC. I have a...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 05-07-2007, 01:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By mulron
IMHO - yea I would think this too much light...

IMHO - yea I would think this too much light especially with just LPS in the tank. At the height of a 55gal you really only need 125W MH. Unless you plan on going pure SPS/zoos you don't need that...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 04-30-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By mulron
I've been running one of these for some time now....

I've been running one of these for some time now. Once you get by the little quirks they are good.

First off don't buy the airlifter. They just plain suck. Hook the overflow up to a PH and it...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 04-20-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,654
Posted By mulron
I'll jump quick jump into this. Quick...

I'll jump quick jump into this.

Quick explanation of a closed and open loop is:

Open Loop is like your overflow and return pump. In otherwords there is a gap or "open" space between the...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 03-13-2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By mulron
I knew there had to be a calculator online some...

I knew there had to be a calculator online some place. Would have hated to try and give him the formula :P
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 03-13-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By mulron
If its a standard tank you can measure the L,W...

If its a standard tank you can measure the L,W and H of it and look online to see what it matches.
Else there is not a real simple way to calc the volume of it.

If you cannot find it online I...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 03-11-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By mulron
I use this on my 125gal CPR CS100 ...

I use this on my 125gal

CPR CS100
https://www.marinedepot.com/ps/ps_ViewItem~idProduct~CR1515.html

I use a MaxiJet900 to keep the air out of the "U-tube" ...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 03-07-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By mulron
If you are truely paranoid just get a switch to...

If you are truely paranoid just get a switch to cut the electric from the main pump before it overflows.

I use this switch: Ultralife Float Switch

You can look it up online at a store or use a...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 03-06-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,711
Posted By mulron
I hope all works out for ya! holler if ya need...

I hope all works out for ya!
holler if ya need something.
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 03-05-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,711
Posted By mulron
Sorry about the link - thought I had the switch...

Sorry about the link - thought I had the switch in my copy buffer.

To connect the CPR to a PH use the venturi hole on the PH. So instead of the tube going to air pump - attach it to the venturi...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 03-05-2007, 02:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,711
Posted By mulron
I'm gonna come outa "lurk" status to put my 2...

I'm gonna come outa "lurk" status to put my 2 cents in.

I have run those CPR's for a few years now. I have had this happen a few times. Let me give you some pointers to the CPRs in general.

...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-13-2004, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,256
Posted By mulron
SquishyFish posted: I agree with...

SquishyFish posted:




I agree with you 100% on this. But as you said you acclimated them to more light. The green ones he has can turn to a brownish color quickly if they have too much...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-12-2004, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By mulron
I've had no problems with my Arctica - there is...

I've had no problems with my Arctica - there is no controller on it but the price was right. you can see what I use in my sig. I know for a fact that my size can handle a 6deg drop on my 125gal. ...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 03-12-2004, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,256
Posted By mulron
IMHO, I'd put the at the bottom of the tank else...

IMHO, I'd put the at the bottom of the tank else they will "bleach" which in mushroom terms means turn brown and not that kool green color. They are pretty tolerant to many conditions but med to low...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 03-10-2004, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By mulron
I have 2 peppermints and I never see them unless...

I have 2 peppermints and I never see them unless they get too close to the overflow and I find them in the mesh I have in there. They are primarily nocturnal. You can see their eyes glow at night...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 03-10-2004, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By mulron
If you are not worried about the PH flux then,...

If you are not worried about the PH flux then, the only thing you might want to concider is to drop a powerhead in there just for cirulation. Else looks good to me.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 09-18-2003, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,149
Posted By mulron
nope, it helps. I have Eric's book so I'll look...

nope, it helps. I have Eric's book so I'll look up the dosing info. I will play it by ear if it gets worse; then I'll dose/medicate. I am hoping it is just the result of the trauma. It did eat so...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 09-17-2003, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,149
Posted By mulron
here's a picture of what it looks like. I might...

here's a picture of what it looks like. I might be jumping the gun here but I know nothing about coral disease. And it doesn't match anything in my current library.


EDIT: picture is zoomed in...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 09-17-2003, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,149
Posted By mulron
Treatment for Elegance Coral

Greetings,

About 3 days ago I accidentally dropped my brain coral and it hit the Elegance coral. :( Brain was ok because it was closed up due to the move; however the Elegance is developping an...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 08-15-2003, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,003
Posted By mulron
LR on the DSB and Hydrogen sulfide

While cleaning up/battling some brown algae I found that the back wall of my tank doesn't have enough flow to it. I also realized that my LR is ontop of my DSB. There are a few pieces that touch...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 08-15-2003, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,542
Posted By mulron
I bought mine from www.marinedepotlive.com I...

I bought mine from www.marinedepotlive.com

I am happy with it so far.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 08-15-2003, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By mulron
NH3 spike is not because you're lights are on...

NH3 spike is not because you're lights are on longer. You are going to have algae blooms while the tank matures especially with tap water. I know I use tap also. You can cut back the hours of...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 08-15-2003, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By mulron
Use a 10 part water to 1 part bleach solution(a...

Use a 10 part water to 1 part bleach solution(a weak solution doesn't have to be perfect) and wash it out. Then just get the hose out and turn it on and let the tank overflow with water for a bit. ...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 08-15-2003, 01:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,093
Posted By mulron
dumb question but did you wash the tank out with...

dumb question but did you wash the tank out with just water or a bleach solution?

I ask because reptile urine and fecies tend to stick with a tank for a long time and I would hate for you to get...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 08-15-2003, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,696
Posted By mulron
If an oscar can get his mouth on it, it's food to...

If an oscar can get his mouth on it, it's food to him.
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