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Forum: Reef Yesterday, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By LifeIsGreat
I wouldn't do it, the tank would be weak and...

I wouldn't do it, the tank would be weak and would probably start leaking. The only way you could do that is use extra thick glass for a small volume tank, then there would be enough glue surface...
Forum: Tank Journal 09-02-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,769
Posted By LifeIsGreat
The tank is now crawling with microscopic bugs. ...

The tank is now crawling with microscopic bugs. There are little round white bugs that are eating the cyano film. You can see them in the picture eating away (the extension cord shows the scale). ...
Forum: Reef 08-23-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,271
Posted By LifeIsGreat
Possibly Vibrant? Watch the BRS videos on...

Possibly Vibrant? Watch the BRS videos on Vibrant, it worked great for green algae, don't know what it would do against the red. Never used it myself.
Forum: Tank Journal 08-21-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,717
Posted By LifeIsGreat
A mandarin would be my ideal, they are a stunning...

A mandarin would be my ideal, they are a stunning fish. I'll see how big of a pod population this system supports before making my choice.
Forum: Tank Journal 08-20-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,717
Posted By LifeIsGreat
I put a new pane of glass on the busted aquarium...

I put a new pane of glass on the busted aquarium and plumbed the two tanks together. The red line is the return, I might make it look a bit better sometime in the next few years. I will ghost feed...
Forum: Marine Fish 07-27-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By LifeIsGreat
Sorry to hear about your fish. It always seems...

Sorry to hear about your fish. It always seems that 90% of fish problems happen when the fish is moved from one home to the next.
Forum: Marine Fish 07-27-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By LifeIsGreat
Got an update on the blenny?

Got an update on the blenny?
Forum: Tank Journal 07-27-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 58,520
Posted By LifeIsGreat
How often do you vacuum the sand bed right to the...

How often do you vacuum the sand bed right to the bottom? If it isn't being done regularly and if the sand is less than 4 inches deep, the sand could be trapping a lot of detritus which is leaching...
Forum: Marine Fish 07-20-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By LifeIsGreat
I had a starry blenny that did the same thing. ...

I had a starry blenny that did the same thing. It would swim up and down against the glass like an eel whenever it thought I was going to feed it. If I wasn't near the tank it would either perch on...
Forum: Reef 07-16-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By LifeIsGreat
I came across an article that seems to describe...

I came across an article that seems to describe what you are seeing: reefkeeping (http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2003-05/rs/index.php)

Scroll down to the section called "Worms With Two Tentacles"
...
Forum: Tank Journal 07-06-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,504
Posted By LifeIsGreat
Wow! You know you have a big tank when it takes...

Wow! You know you have a big tank when it takes two trucks to move it!
Forum: Reef 07-05-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By LifeIsGreat
I have no experience with the NICREW light, but...

I have no experience with the NICREW light, but on the subject of cheaper lights, I had success on a 24x12x16 20 gallon softie/LPS tank with a single Fluval Marine Nano. I was growing duncan, acan,...
Forum: Tank Journal 07-04-2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,717
Posted By LifeIsGreat
Who knew those 10 gallon aquariums from Walmart...

Who knew those 10 gallon aquariums from Walmart are made of tempered glass? I found out when I tried drilling the tank's overflow. POP!!!:redface:

I have some porcelain tile sitting in the...
Forum: Tank Journal 07-04-2020, 02:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,504
Posted By LifeIsGreat
I concur with msjboy, the only factory made...

I concur with msjboy, the only factory made cement product that is pure enough for reef tanks is portland cement - it is made of baked limestone without the additives. Brock White sells white...
Forum: Tank Journal 07-02-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,504
Posted By LifeIsGreat
You can also glue rocks together using white pure...

You can also glue rocks together using white pure portland cement. The downside is that you have to add at least 2 months to the curing time or the tank's water ph will climb out of control. The...
Forum: Tank Journal 06-18-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,769
Posted By LifeIsGreat
Here is a photo comparison of the tank the day I...

Here is a photo comparison of the tank the day I added the 6500k lights and one month after adding the 6500k lights. I'm not sure if it is a result of the lighting or just the natural progression of...
Forum: Reef 06-02-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,485
Posted By LifeIsGreat
An ABS dishwasher drain fitting would be pretty...

An ABS dishwasher drain fitting would be pretty good for attaching a water change drain hose.
https://www.rona.ca/en/abs-dishwasher-adapter-0068254--1
Forum: Reef 06-02-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,485
Posted By LifeIsGreat
No problem. Use ABS with ABS glue, rubber with a...

No problem. Use ABS with ABS glue, rubber with a hose clamp, or PVC with ABS to PVC glue for the first fitting tying into your pipe.
Forum: Tank Journal 05-31-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,769
Posted By LifeIsGreat
Hard to tell from the pics, but those aren't...

Hard to tell from the pics, but those aren't diatoms, it is the same cyano and hair algae mix as what's on the rocks, and that was there before the sand was put in. I've read read numerous sources...
Forum: Tank Journal 05-31-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,769
Posted By LifeIsGreat
This guy will never starve!...

This guy will never starve!...
Forum: Tank Journal 05-31-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,769
Posted By LifeIsGreat
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3fqsAFKJ...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3fqsAFKJ78O0KrdwMV6FfMocXAtEKBFAICPXQMbOF1m4VtbndA-JUKEmnBpmWqJK-ImaGi-OjiHxSJKTH5HOzABdOjr_3xvXMPzTL74WR3EGGGUYjCiKvg4xXEwDaz0YMdeS2wB3MiMtDqxQK8E0N98=w876-h...
Forum: Tank Journal 05-31-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,769
Posted By LifeIsGreat
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3dyXDpS2...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3dyXDpS2THTSO91wzAQQzzkhja2duQ-DDjTfBb_wPJM1eTNsUz1VdFgozI1ZvvaAbG3h8cHT2CoRdGPwhsF7ZEkxQBUu3fCivuwlTCRunClDru2Igr9AMALnFZoBcCNyvQDGT78XdcsakFM0YhH_R_Z=w876-h...
Forum: Tank Journal 05-31-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,769
Posted By LifeIsGreat
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3dhEp4XU...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3dhEp4XU4ai4mEvn5QvY3viTLBu415GD0WN6EBhrVC52JLQ_CstNT37sJ7tEaLVI2PSY8HeX4rF88wkbYps6Lf5kYPbmbB_mV8OWqZUj1W35fz493Tce7x-ZNYXIRR8500FI0PwAuBuCLultb0EIVvL=w876-h...
Forum: Tank Journal 05-31-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,769
Posted By LifeIsGreat
It has been a week since I added the new...

It has been a week since I added the new livestock to the aquarium. The tang was hating quarantine, it wasn't swimming and wasn't eating but looked healthy otherwise so I took the chance and put it...
Forum: Tank Journal 05-22-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,769
Posted By LifeIsGreat
yes, a new rock currently in qt

yes, a new rock currently in qt
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