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Forum: Reef Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By Dearth
One thing you could do if you want to save on...

One thing you could do if you want to save on cash is put new bulkheads in then put pipes with screens in at the desired height that you want them at. It may not look pretty but they will be...
Forum: Reef 11-20-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Dearth
On a budget try looking at the third generation...

On a budget try looking at the third generation Hydors I use them with no issues and the third gen powerhead shave a smaller profile than its predecessors, easy to clean, easy to remove and at a good...
Forum: Polls 11-03-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By Dearth
How much spare and broken equipment do you have lying around?

As the title says how much broken and spare equipment do you have lying around or stored somewhere in your place?

I personally have enough to fill a 5 gallon bucket and I could in theory have...
Forum: Reef 10-16-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By Dearth
I use the Hydor Koralia Smartwave timer it works...

I use the Hydor Koralia Smartwave timer it works well and for years I had it set to switch every three hours but recently I changed up things and changed the cycle to every hour and so far I am...
Forum: Reef 09-28-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By Dearth
Early on I learned some hard and expensive...

Early on I learned some hard and expensive lessons in the hobby about corals the following are my personal take on buying coral

I only buy from trusted businesses And trusted local reefers and...
Forum: Reef 09-27-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Dearth
Iím going with fuzzy mushroom

Iím going with fuzzy mushroom
Forum: POTM Entries & Votings 09-24-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,991
Posted By Dearth
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Forum: POTM Entries & Votings 09-23-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,991
Posted By Dearth
One of my favourite shots ...

One of my favourite shots

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50375236446_1888a983ac_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jKufKq)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2jKufKq) by Dean Soiland...
Forum: Reef 09-22-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By Dearth
I have only second hand knowledge so take it for...

I have only second hand knowledge so take it for what itís worth

I have been told that if you remove the inside caulking even if it is not structural there is a fairly good chance over time water...
Forum: Polls 09-21-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,248
Posted By Dearth
After the pandemic hit the coral/fish/invert...

After the pandemic hit the coral/fish/invert trade came to a standstill basically over night. Now that things are slowly starting up shipping is a part of the cost but now so is availability of...
Forum: Reef 09-21-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By Dearth
Almost all hermit crabs are opportunistic eaters...

Almost all hermit crabs are opportunistic eaters about the safest Iíve found are red Scarlett hermits They are fairly docile and would rather eat detritus than live food in my experience. Iíve never...
Forum: Reef 09-20-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Dearth
I want that itís way cleaner than any thing I...

I want that itís way cleaner than any thing I could do
Forum: Reef 09-20-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By Dearth
Places to save a buck or two

I know there are a few posts about this but itís been a few years since theyíve been updated so I figured Iíd start a new post to be summarily ignored 😎😎

As we know this is an expensive hobby and...
Forum: Tank Journal 09-20-2020, 02:55 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 164,818
Posted By Dearth
I think someone is making excuses 😎

I think someone is making excuses 😎
Forum: Reef 09-20-2020, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By Dearth
+1 to this they are pretty good about stuff like...

+1 to this they are pretty good about stuff like this
Forum: Reef 09-08-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By Dearth
Lighting is always a hot button topic however I...

Lighting is always a hot button topic however I do recommend going LED or LED hybrid both offer excellent light spectrums but the caveat is your pocketbook will suffer unless you find some good deals...
Forum: Lounge 09-01-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By Dearth
There is truth in what you say however while we...

There is truth in what you say however while we are a small community and while myself and a few others being active on local forums and FB pages the one thing we do have is a relatively tight knit...
Forum: Reef 09-01-2020, 02:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Dearth
Ideally the humidity should be about 30-40% the...

Ideally the humidity should be about 30-40% the higher the humidity the more moisture in the air and the more residual water damage potential there is.

Plants were the ideal solution for me as...
Forum: Reef 08-31-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Dearth
As much as I would like to I donít have the money...

As much as I would like to I donít have the money to do that as I would need to upgrade windows, doors and soffits first then think about external heat/ac all of which is very expensive. Add to that...
Forum: Reef 08-31-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Dearth
Humidity removal

I know I have a messy setup but it works for me however on to why I am posting this.

One of the big issues of the hobby especially in larger tanks is the humidity can become a major issue. Early...
Forum: Lounge 08-29-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By Dearth
Sad find at the landfill

I was at our main landfill today and saw something that made me sad. There were several pieces of coral of all sizes in the bin in clear plastic bags. If I could of I would of went dumpster diving to...
Forum: Pictures 08-25-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Dearth
Iíve found emerald crabs are opportunistic...

Iíve found emerald crabs are opportunistic eaters, yes they will eat bubble algae but they will eat anything they can catch in my experience

Iíve heard lots about vibrant but always been hesitant...
Forum: Pictures 08-25-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Dearth
No emerald crabs I never have any luck with them...

No emerald crabs I never have any luck with them as they either die real fast or make a meal out of smaller inverts. I am going to try Vibrant for reefs on my bubbles.

As to other CUC I just...
Forum: Pictures 08-25-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Dearth
Shots of my tank

My tank is recovering nicely after a partial crash from an undiscovered death of one of my Tiger tails a couple of months ago. While I had one of my leathers die from the toxicity no other...
Forum: Polls 08-13-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,248
Posted By Dearth
Has the pandemic affected your tank or how you care for it?

The pandemic has not affected me adversely as I have continued working through the pandemic (pulp mills were deemed essential service) but I know others have not been as fortunately as me so has it...
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