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Slowly, slowly progressing...

Posted 10/23/2012 at 09:28 PM by ACBlinky

Got some goodies in the mail yesterday!
- aquascaping epoxy
- kalkwasser
- kalk dosing system
- Instant Ocean salt
- Hana phosphate checker
- drip line for acclimating livestock

I used the salt to bring the SG up to 1.025. I also moved the Remora - it's a HOB skimmer, so I initially figured why not hang it on the tank, but the noise was driving me crazy and I like to see as little equipment as possible. I moved it to the sump and it's working...
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Shark basics

Posted 10/20/2012 at 10:23 PM by alprazo

This is a re-post of a thread but worth adding here.

Sharks in the home aquaria is nothing new. I bought my first in 1989. It was a common epaulette and I made every mistake with the poor gal. Despite that, I learned that these are resilient animals but deserve a different type of care than your average predatory fish.

Before deciding on species and tank size there are several items that are a must for keeping them. First is a good refractometer. Many, like...
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Starting again!

Posted 10/20/2012 at 05:22 PM by ACBlinky

After a 4-year hiatus, I've decided to switch back to reefing. I left the hobby when I got pregnant with my son (well, sort-of; we kept fish, but switched to FW because it was simpler to care for and there were no dangerous critters in the water). Now that he's nearly four, and can be trusted to keep his hands off the tank (as well as choose the inhabitants and even help care for them a bit), I'm very happily returning.

My last reef was a 90g RR. After years of use and a toddler's...
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Bubble Magus Skimmer Huge Deal

Posted 10/16/2012 at 05:51 PM by AQD_ottawa (Aqua Digital Blog for all things we distribute)

We have a select few Brand new boxed Bubble Magus Hero 77 on special right now direct to USA reefers

IDEAL FOR TANKS UP TO 450 GALLON!!!!!

retail price before shipping = $599

OUR PRICE INCLUDING SHIPPING = $399 (shipping by fedex to your door signed for service)

ONLY A FEW UNITS LEFT! GRAB THEM QUICK!!!




HERO 77
Capability : 700L-1500L(185G...
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Alone

Posted 10/13/2012 at 05:02 PM by hogpark7430

I stopped singing hello to myself , so that's good. Unfortunately when I was talking to myself I started answering myself in Shawn Connery's voice. Not good, but funny.
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