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    WoW - Dolphin Surfers !

    Those pics were probably shot at Jefferys bay (J-bay) south africa. Its a world class surf spot and famous for the dolphins. ste :)
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    Marine

    I would think you would be talking more than £170 to convert the tank. how big is the tank and what do you already have? ste :)
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    Hang-on Skimmer Question

    I'd have to say the deltec MCE600 or even better, the aquamedic turbofloter 1000SL. ste :)
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    Self Built Saltwater Tank

    a 24" deep tank is fine. Are you planning on keeping corals as well as fish or just fish? if you want to go for corals, then 4 T5s or a metal halide would be fine either 150, 250 or 400watt. If you go down the T5 or 150watt halide route, then you would be best avoiding hi light corals near the...
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    Deep tank?

    I personally would not go for a 3' deep tank if its only going to be 18" front to back. You will have difficulty reaching the bottom. you will pay more for the tank as the glass would need to be 15mm thick, and it could be hard to aquascape. I'm not saying it would be impossable but you could...
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    my anemone split is that normal?

    They can do it from time to time, just Asexual reproduction like fragging a coral, or like a cucumber splitting into two. sometimes one may die off but if all goes ok, then you should be left with two nice anemonys. ste :)
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    eggcrate....

    Are you planning on coming to warrington? don't know anywhere in chester that sells it? ste :)
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    So confused about lights!

    the K (kelvin) rating is the colour temperature of the lamp. 6500 is a very yellow light where as 20000k is a more blue light 10k is more of a white colour. ste :)
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    29gal reef pics

    Looking good mate, love the red brain. How do you find those new rio seo pumps? compared to say a maxijet 1200?? ste :)
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    Changing Salt

    yep, you can just change straight over. The only thing I would say is keep an eye on your water chemestry as different brands have different amounts of magnesium, calcium, iodine, strontium etc etc etc..... you may have to add/stop adding some of these. ste :)
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    Salt water feeders

    You could try river shrimp or black mollys, both should survive in saltwater. once, he's eating again, it may be a good idea to get him onto dead foods, such as frozen fish. ste :)
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    *911 Help w/ Condy/Umbrella Mushroom!!!!

    how long has the tank been running? and whats the water quality like. It could be stress related. You could try placing it in a crevice and apply firm pressure but not too much that it damages it. turn then pumps off for a few mins and it may have a better chance. ste :)
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    Acrylic vs Glass...which is stronger

    Acrylic is stronger but also softer so is easyer to scratch than glass. I think its the same as plexiglass but I'm not 100% sure. ste :)
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    Freshwater Sump

    I have sumps on all but one of my freshwater tanks. couldn't live with out them. If you build them your self, there cheaper and more effective that any canister filter. ste :)
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    Aiptasia experiment

    peppermint shrimps and copperbands seem to be the two best "natural" cures for aptasia, although you do get ones that just won't touch them. ste :)
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