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  1. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    With money a lil tight and a seahorse tank in the works I'm putting the CA reactor on the back burrner (for now). I'm thinking about dosing Kalk. What is the best / safest mothod? Drip, dose or use it in ATO? any suggestions would help. The Kent dosing pump seem the safest method, I just fear...
  2. NIMAS- Club members only: Meeting/Selling/Trading
    Does anyone have some joes juice I can buy from them, I don't need much I just have this one pesky aiptasia that I want to get rid of. Thanks Matt
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have asked this question on another forum and was wondering if anyone here has any experience, either good or bad with kalkwasser's. When does someone know if and when they need to add one?
  4. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I am new to this saltwater thing, and I just noticed I have some aiptasia on my live rock. I only have like three but I just found out they are pests and can multiply pretty quickly. How can I get rid of them without hurting my two clownfish, long tentacle anenome, green polpys, ricordea...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    i went up to ace hardware today to get some painting stuff, and i saw out of the corner of my eye that they had 50lb bags of pelladow, and 50lb bags of magnesium chloride, so a lightbulb went off in my head after reading farleys article in reefkeeping a few months back. and since im almost out...
  6. nano build off 2008
    What the heck? I have some ideas I want to try and entering the contest will push me towards actually doing them ;) I'm building a 125 Gallon system for the house and want to try building a nano from scratch for my desk at the office so this will be the one :D Nothing in stone yet but I will...
  7. NIMAS- Club members only: Meeting/Selling/Trading
    I want to get rid of these in a hurry. Mounted to small pieces of rubble. Here's a sample: I've got a bunch of them...
  8. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    No not getting out of the hobby just taking a break from salt for awhile. So I've decided to see what type of interest I can get for this setup. AGA 90 RR AGA 30 for sump RJ aquatics stand 36" cherry RJ aquatics canapy 15" cherry One 1/2" thick starboard bottom (white) Mag 12 return pump Octo...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Tons of aptasia hitchiked on my live rock. Are they good or bad??? I plan to make this tank mostly soft corals (it's a new tank and not even cycled yet.) also found a quarter sized Asterina. It appears to be munching on alge and not touching the mushrooms. I think I'll keep the Asterina for new...
  10. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    How does everyone that uses mrs. wages do it and how much do you dose?
  11. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I know alot of you use balls and wages pickling lime and have good results but I do not like the stuff. Maybe its because I am using it in a kalk reactor but these are the problems I have seen with the stuff 1) It does not remain in suspension like Seachem kalkwasser 2) it turns my reactor...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I got some chemical grade sodium bicarbonate to buffer the ph up is this reef safe? (< .001% arsinic & amonium)
  13. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    bought this today while at home depot . it doesn't have an ingredients list , only states " caution contains calcium chloride " it was $11 for the 7# container .
  14. TCMAS
    I've heard that you can use pickling lime as a kalk substitute. Is this correct? Has anyone used Mrs.Wages or are there any better suggestions?
  15. TCMAS
    I've been meaning to automate my topoff and haven't got around to it yet. What are some cheaper(but safe too) method to do this? Are float valves safe enough? How about using a AquaLifter pump(AQ20) to slowly dose top off? Currently I'm topping off manually dailay. Ideally I would fill the...
  16. DIY Forum
    Is their something that can be used as a substitute? I read somewhere that pickeling lime can be used. im looking for a cheaper alternate other than the standard kalkwasser powder.
  17. Atlanta Reef Club
    pillz your pm box is full. On a side note tho, I'll make a thread out of this incase anyone else knows ways of dosage or is interested in doing this. Other questions I had for you pillz, how long does that bag last for you? and what is the mixture you use? Thanks again for helping me out...
  18. Atlanta Reef Club
    Anyone had any recent luck finding Ms Wages Pickling Lime locally? Preferrably on the west side
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