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    More Questions About Skimmers

    Hi guys and girls,   As you may know I have recently upgraded to a 47g system from a 24g system. One notable difference I have become aware of is that I don't think my skimmer-less techniques are going to work long term so will be acquiring a skimmer soon. I have two skimmers in mind; one is the...
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    The Latest Fashion

    Hi guys,    I was just watching my tank when I notice my tuxedo urchin had picked up a colony of dragon eye zoa on a frag plug. It is the strangest sight and it is hard to believe how large somethings that they pick up can be. Anyone else seen things like this?   Kindest regards  
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    Ideas Please

    Hi ladies and gents,   I have a little problem in my hammer coral keeps committing suicide; the tissue of the coral is peeling away from the skeleton. My tank is 6 years old and running very well with no problems up to now. This coral has been in there since the beginning and thrived with...
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    A Sorry Tale

    Well my hand has been forced fellow fish lovers as the sills have finally got to the stage were at any moment they could give way. It is simple; buy a new tank or sell sell sell and all this a few months after I finally managed to purchase a Kessil A350W!! Interestingly enough I managed to sell...
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    Anyone Using Leds.

    Hey Guys, Just wondering if anyone is using LEDs at present. I have the Reefbeam 120 which I must say is excellent. I have absolutely remarkable growth and it is supporting a T. Maxima. I am looking at replacing the metal halide my other tank with a Kessil A350W which apparently has comparable...
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    Complete Marine Set Up

    Hi there fellow water keepers, I have for sale a Lido 120 with stand set up for the last 3 years and running with no problems in this time. The system include 25-30kg of live rock ( obviously fully cured), Tunze circulation pump (>3000 L/Hr) and standard jewel pump head. The internal filter box...
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    My Reef Beam Has Arrived

    I have taken the plunge with LED lighting; recently purchased a reef beam RB120. It arrived this morning and I have just finished installing it after cleaning the tank. It is great and visually looks the same brightness as my previous 150W halide. I have taken PAR readings and found that the...
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    Just For Interest.

    Hello there forum, I thought while I have a minute I might as well as share some of my recent results with you. As many of you may know lighting can be a little tricky but what it all boils down to is PAR. I have been out in the sunny weather that has hit the british isles recently and found...
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    Lighting

    Hi all, One of my flying visits and I bring a question for you all. I have a maxima clam that is, shall we say, not looking like a prize winner and i have a very strong suspicion that it is because of light inadequacy. It is in the 24g D&D with a 150 watt halide situated approximately 8 inches...
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    I Got Me A .....

    Hi all, I got me a PAR meter and am starting my experiments to see the range of light conditions in which certain corals thrive and which are tolerated. I did some preliminary measurements and I was surprised to find that a few millimeters of water really cut down the light levels and that even...
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    Multiple Corals For Sale.

    Hi Guys and Girls, I have had some time to tend properly to the tanks and feel that many of my corals and clams would benefit from new more spacious homes. I have put images of most of the items for sale on my photobucket account so please browse away...
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    Oh No My Beautiful Elegance Coral

    Hey guys and girls, It feels like an age since I have had time to engage this forum, but things are still the same I see. Anyway just some general chit chat, if you have seen the blue planet episode coral seas you will be familiar with the image of warring corals. "A perpetual battle for space...
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    For Sale Deresa Clam

    Dear All, I have a Deresa clam for sale as it has out grown it's current home. I have had the clam for approximately the last one and a half years and the little fella has done very well in my 24g. However the time has come for him to move on to big and hopefully better things. Its shell is...
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    Frogspawn And Kenya Tree For Sale

    I have one piece of frogspawn (branching) for sale. Skeletal measurements approximately 4x2 inches and in very good health. My 24g is becoming full once more so need to move some frags on. If interested answer here, PM me or Email at crazyfishes_2@yahoo.co.uk. I have pictures if anyone is...
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    Lighting In The Freshwater World

    Hi there, Just lost my dwarf puffer after 2.5-3 years (sad to see the little fellow pass away )so now able to re design the aquascape. I am heading for the old favourite amazonian biotope. Just wanted a little advice on light levels. The tank is the record 96 and is approximately 2.5 ft long...
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    V2 120 Nano Skimmer

    Hi guys and girls, just a quick question to the forum. I purchased a V2 120 nano skimmer today and it sounds bloody aweful; I would liken it to pigs eating. I followed the instructions and have the levels all correct for "bedding it in" but that sound is going to make it really hard to sleep...
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    Aitapsia And Maxima

    I recently had the good fortune to come across a maxima clam for a really good price so I bought it. The only thing is that it has several resident Aitapsia sprouting from the scoots. Other than trying peppermint shrimps what other ways are there of eliminating this pest? My normal suggest to...
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    Led Crazy

    Just thought I would spread the word. Remember quite recently JBJ release the 28g with 150W halide?? Well that tank didn't get the response they were hoping for and to be frank it was a flop. They have revised the design and changed the lighting to 36x LEDs (30x 3W White and 4x 3W blue plus 2x...
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    Those Pictures I Promised

    These are coupled to my other thread in the hardware forum. Hope you like and can aid me in my quest to augment the development of a beautiful marine habitat. (Who said only clowns host corals ;) ?? Aggro the arc eyed hawkfish looking menacing from within the deresa clam....) The two on the...
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    Age Old Problem

    As many of you know my current situation is a 24g D-D which is modified; topless with a 125W 14000K halide and a Aqua reef 200 which has a 20W actinic blue T8 and 2x 36W 50:50 PC from the canopy of the 24g (It is precariously balanced :crazy:). There is also a 15W T8 over the rear filter which...
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