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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Last week I was on here explaining how my water parameters were out of wack. I had come to that conclusion based on the results of the Salifert test kits I was using. To start off, I bought a bunch of API test kits when I started the tank. The basics; nitrite, ammonia, nitrate, ph...
  2. nano build off 2008
    OK, I am in! I have an empty AGA 7 gallon Mini-Bow from many years ago. It was my wifes freshwater tank. The blue background was a special adhesive aquarium background, which I just removed. Surprisingly it came off in one piece. It was like a really tough vinyl. I remember putting it on, it...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    i havent dosed any calcium in about 2 months. it stays at around 425-450, i do regular water changes every other week, with IO. but my alk is fluctuating, ill dose it up to 2.7 meq/l, in a week or so it will slide back down to 1.7, im dosing alk pretty much every week. i just cant...
  4. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    For those who dose 2-part what brand do you use are do you make your own? thanks
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I am toying with the idea of dosing my tank with Epsoms Salt to bring the Mg. up to around 1400, my question is will this have an effect on my salinity? My parameters as of right now are: Cal. 465 Alk. 4 meg/l Mg. 1250 I test with Seachem test kits and will change to Salifert next time I...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I am using a Seachem Magnesium and Alkalinity test kit, My Question is which do I really need to test for, Total, Borate, or Carbonate???? My test as of right now are: Calcium 400, Total Alk. 2 meg/l, and Magnesium 1400. Does this sound about right? from what I am reading I think I should...
  7. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Are Seachem test kits any good? What are the best kits? <form method="get" action="ps/ps_additem.aspx" name="additem"></form>
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Looking for opinions on peoples favorite/most accurate test kits.. until 3 months ago I was fowlr only and did the basics only.. ie. nitrates,nitrites,calcium,ammonia,ph.... Im looking to do a more complete job now that im trying my hand at a reef..
  9. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    "Hello Everyone, NFMAS will be putting together an impromptu meeting during the lag time before our next scheduled meeting in Jan. 07. The Place, Date & Time of this meeting is to be announced. This meeting will be a workshop to openly discuss and to participate in, all aspects of water...
  10. NFMAS Members only
    Thread created for Bio-Reef...... Bio-Reef 904-242-0332 904-674-0031 3653 Regent Blvd Suite 101 Jacksonville, FL 32224 http://www.bioreef.com/ Mon-Sat 11:00AM-6:00PM Sun 12:00 PM-5:00PM <!-- / message --><!-- sig -->__________________ Blue spot Jawfish $89.95.......Reg $129.95. Starts...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    What Pump side should I use? AS of now I am running 2 Mag drive 9.5 pumps for my tank. 1 are for the skimmer and the other are for return. I am getting a little bubble back in my main tank and was thinking that a mag 7 may help slow down the return rate in turn help stop bubble from...
  12. Atlanta Reef Club
    Well, I'm moving and I'd rather not move my reef tank. This is a 3yr old mature reef tank. Tank is one of those shallow 50gal ones, on a nicely stained wooden stand, and matching hood with 175W metal halide and 2x 55W PC lights. 20gal Tall sump below. 3 powerheads and a Mag main pump. Tank has...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so I recently (as in yesterday) bought a setup for saltwater. My mother in law has one and she just has fish. She came with me and told me that i should only get fish.. but i was really interested in the coral and fish. The owner of the pet store told me i could have both.. just not as many...
  14. Reefing Equipment
    i need to get a new skimmer and some test kits on a limited budget, I need some opinions on the coralife needlewheel skimmer and seachem test kits. I'm not looking for suggestions on what I should buy instead but people who have or do actually use these products and their experiences with them...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I started to document alittle late into the project, but here you go. I made 2 frames with 2x4's (shown above) and than the bottom frame got pry wood top and bottom. I wanted the top piece of ply wood to be whole so I used a mill saw and cut perfect slots to slide over the...
  16. Atlanta Reef Club
    Hello everyone, Cap Bay has agreed to sponsor a power buy for Seachem test kits. The test kits that will be available and the prices (plus tax) are below. Please have you requests in by Jan 31st, the order will be then be placed and a pickup date announced. Please keep a running total of the...
  17. Atlanta Reef Club
    Hello everyone, My name is Mike Easterling and I have volunteered to be the power buy coordinator for 2006. Please give some suggestions for the power buy for January. I would like to have several scheduled power buys a year. My suggestions for these would be regular maintenance supplies...
  18. Atlanta Reef Club
    yet? I just did a check on my tank. I did a 15 gallon change on my 90 yesterday. So I tested today... Ca was off the chart. well over 500 probably closer to 575. Ph was 8.3 Kh was 5.4 (low) Ak was 1.94 (low) So I buffered up a bit ago to see if I can get the Ak up and Kh up. Curious what...
  19. Atlanta Reef Club
    OK, we made an inventory of what we have in the goody closet for raffles, and they are taking up WAY TOO MUCH ROOM in my workshop. Some of these items will be raffled off at every event and meeting during the rest of the year, and I will determine how much I bring by how many people are signed...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I have one of these and it always shows "safe" I guess thats good, but its safe for these considered 0-.25ppm or what. My AP test kit sucks, but my test strip test indicate that this sensor is right on.. has anyone ever done any tests to see how accurate this sensor is??
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