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Forum: Fish Yesterday, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Raul-7
What kind? Have you tried? ...

What kind?

Have you tried?
http://www.cichlid-forum.com/
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates Yesterday, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By Raul-7
I was thinking about that; housing them in the...

I was thinking about that; housing them in the sump and any of them that go through the return pump become food.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 01-24-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By Raul-7
Anyone use shrimp as feeders?

Now I know it might sound cruel; but it keeps like a great idea to keep populations in check. I'm not talking about the rarer, more valuable species. But does anyone raise CRS as feeders? Do only...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 817
Posted By Raul-7
It's not only that; but those plastic bioballs...

It's not only that; but those plastic bioballs pale in comparison to sintered glass media regarding surface area.

http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/marinepure-ceramic-biomedia-1-1-2-spheres.html.
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 817
Posted By Raul-7
Why do you need so many compartments? Filter...

Why do you need so many compartments? Filter socks for mechanical; that can range from 200 to 10 microns if your heart desires. The socks filter out all the organic matter, unlike the design used for...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 817
Posted By Raul-7
There is no need for baffles; it's for SW tanks....

There is no need for baffles; it's for SW tanks. They need them by design:
A) Skimmer needs a constant water level
B) The return area needs to small to prevent ATO from adding too much FW
C)...
Forum: Aquascaping 01-21-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By Raul-7
With sumps bigger is better. I have a 40G breeder...

With sumps bigger is better. I have a 40G breeder on my 80G aquarium.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 817
Posted By Raul-7
That would be a good reason; Cherry shrimp in the...

That would be a good reason; Cherry shrimp in the refugium - those that make it to the display become live food.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 817
Posted By Raul-7
Not sure why you need a refugium; that's done in...

Not sure why you need a refugium; that's done in SW for nutrient export. Only time I'd use a refugium is for fish only tanks like with Africans or stingrays, etc. to eliminate NO3 and PO4.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 817
Posted By Raul-7
Not sure why you need to compartmentalize a FW...

Not sure why you need to compartmentalize a FW sump. It's only done in Reef aquaria because A) Skimmer needs a constant water level (B) to reduce evaporation to return area, hence ensuring the ATO...
Forum: Fish 01-21-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 284
Posted By Raul-7
I think Ich takes 6-9 weeks to eradicate. ...

I think Ich takes 6-9 weeks to eradicate.

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2041951
Forum: Fish 01-21-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By Raul-7
http://www.aquabid.com/cgi-bin/auction/auction.cgi...

http://www.aquabid.com/cgi-bin/auction/auction.cgi?foodl&1421806197
Forum: Tank Journals 01-20-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,850
Posted By Raul-7
Doesn't glass reduce PAR by like 25%?

Doesn't glass reduce PAR by like 25%?
Forum: Fish 01-20-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By Raul-7
Trade them for store credit?

Trade them for store credit?
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Raul-7
Most reefers use those titanium heating elements...

Most reefers use those titanium heating elements like Finnex with their controllers like Apex for years without issues. Good thing is that they fail in the off position, not on like those with...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Raul-7
Might want to stay away from Neotherm heaters... ...

Might want to stay away from Neotherm heaters...

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2376715
Forum: Aquascaping 01-19-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By Raul-7
With large tanks like yours it's cheaper to go...

With large tanks like yours it's cheaper to go with sump filtration, it gets rid of all the equipment, improves gas exchange and increases water volume so you have better stability and can add more...
Forum: DIY 01-19-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 184,943
Posted By Raul-7
So if increased pressure is better, what pumps do...

So if increased pressure is better, what pumps do you recommend? Eheim Compact series? I'd like to avoid Mags or QuietOne.
Forum: Fish 01-18-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 754
Posted By Raul-7
Depends on what I'm looking for and if it can be...

Depends on what I'm looking for and if it can be found locally. Cardinals, Cory's, Otos, etc. locally but rare species like Apistogramma's, Pencilfish, etc. online.
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Raul-7
You always level especially with large and...

You always level especially with large and frameless bottom aquarium (ie. rimless). Last thing you want is uneven pressure points causing leaks.
Forum: Fish 01-15-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By Raul-7
I'll make a thread for you over at that forum to...

I'll make a thread for you over at that forum to ask. Hopefully they will know for sure. Don't want you to lose such beautiful fish.

Are they Rio Nannay scalare?
...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,315
Posted By Raul-7
Do any of you guys use your Apex for...

Do any of you guys use your Apex for waterchanges?

Here's my program:
ATO_Timer (VO)
Set OFF
If Sw1 CLOSED Then ON
If Outlet AWC = ON Then OFF
Defer 030:00 Then ON

AWC (VO)
Forum: Fish 01-15-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By Raul-7
It looks parasitic, it's common for wild scalare...

It looks parasitic, it's common for wild scalare to have parasites. They need to be quarantined and fed food with Metronidazole for .

You should really join this forum:...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Raul-7
Envision Acrylics; they make the best acrylic...

Envision Acrylics; they make the best acrylic aquariums in the country and they are in OR.
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 320
Posted By Raul-7
http://www.sgreefclub.com/forum/topic/130733-jebao...

http://www.sgreefclub.com/forum/topic/130733-jebao-dc-12000-rust-issue/

I wouldn't risk it. Better to have a trusted solution than something that will have issues. Get a Fluval SP series, it is...
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