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Forum: POTM Entries & Votings 08-15-2020, 02:28 AM
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Views: 4,337
Posted By whatcaneyedo
17497

17497
Forum: Reef 02-22-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,148
Posted By whatcaneyedo
They're a very challenging coral to be successful...

They're a very challenging coral to be successful with and not one that anyone should place in a new system. Yours looks like it has been receding and doing poorly for quite some time. Optimal and...
Forum: Reef 12-27-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,990
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Neptune Systems insists that you use a hardwired...

Neptune Systems insists that you use a hardwired (ethernet cable) connection when performing firmware updates. Its step 1 and 2 if you read the instructions.

"To update the firmware follow the...
Forum: Reef 12-27-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,883
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I've never heard that before. What was the...

I've never heard that before. What was the argument that you were told against having a layer of styrofoam under the tank? I've got 1/2" foam under my 5 yr old 225gal and shims under the stand...
Forum: Reef 09-23-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,677
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Yes and no. I recently sold my old Iwaki 70 for...

Yes and no. I recently sold my old Iwaki 70 for just $200 when I found a used Vertex Alpha Cone 250 for $400. The pin wheel skimmers cost much less to operate but big old pumps can be found easily...
Forum: Reef 08-25-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,677
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Have a look around for a used Iwaki. The size...

Have a look around for a used Iwaki. The size will depend on the size of your skimmer and system. I ran a Precision Marine Bullet 2 then 3 for over a decade with an Iwaki 55 then 70. Both were zero...
Forum: Reef 11-28-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,586
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) ...

Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only)
http://www.canreef.com/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?f=31
Forum: Reef 09-28-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,404
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Mine was marketed as a gold fiji however the only...

Mine was marketed as a gold fiji however the only Sarcophyton I've personally seen that was 'yellower' was a newly imported artificially dyed specimen. I'd like to believe this practice is no longer...
Forum: Reef 09-28-2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,404
Posted By whatcaneyedo
You'll catch more flies with honey. What is...

You'll catch more flies with honey.

What is your:
1. Lighting
2. Height
3. Flow
4. Temperature
4. Salinity
5. High / low nutrients. (water chemistry ie. Ca, Alk, Mg, PO4, NO3 etc)
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 05-03-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Iwaki pump has sold.

Iwaki pump has sold.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 04-30-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By whatcaneyedo
FS Precision Marine Bullet 3 and Iwaki MD-70RLT

For sale: Precision Marine Bullet 3 protein skimmer $100 and Iwaki MD-70RLT high pressure pump $200. Both are clean and ready to go as a pair (for $250) or separate. Skimmer has been modified at the...
Forum: Reef 02-03-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,306
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Agree to disagree. Opinions are like A-holes;...

Agree to disagree. Opinions are like A-holes; everyone's got one. On my +300gal system the Reeflos are quieter than the skimmer, cooling fan and exhaust fan so the amount of sound they produce is...
Forum: Reef 02-03-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,306
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Geez how quiet do you need a pump to be? Tank in...

Geez how quiet do you need a pump to be? Tank in the bedroom? My Hammerhead and Dart compared to the fridges, freezers, furnace, fans, washer, dryer and dishwasher don't even land in the top 5 for...
Forum: Reef 02-03-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,306
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I've been using a Reeflo Dart for around 8 years...

I've been using a Reeflo Dart for around 8 years that I purchased used. They're pretty good except that occasionally the shaft seal begins to leak and needs to be replaced. I had to replace mine...
Forum: Pictures 01-29-2018, 03:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,858
Posted By whatcaneyedo
225gal https://i.imgur.com/RRPUot1.jpg

225gal

https://i.imgur.com/RRPUot1.jpg
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 01-25-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By whatcaneyedo
The gold was used but looking pristine when I got...

The gold was used but looking pristine when I got it so I'm going to guess its been running for at least 4 years now. They are just shy of 23 lbs each which would cost $24 regular parcel to Burnaby.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 01-25-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I bought this one years ago but then ended up...

I bought this one years ago but then ended up with a second one so I never used it. Its 'brand new', has never been run, but doesn't have the original box. $400 + shipping. Or if you like I have a...
Forum: Marine Fish 01-24-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 918
Posted By whatcaneyedo
My tangs don't eat bubble algae but do nip at...

My tangs don't eat bubble algae but do nip at coral. I've got a purple and a powder blue. Catching a tang in a full blown established reef tank is a pain in the butt. On occasion my long spine...
Forum: Marine Fish 01-24-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By whatcaneyedo
My last snowflake was 9 when it grew a large...

My last snowflake was 9 when it grew a large tumour and died and the current one is 5 but I haven't had this problem before. Do you have enough live rock so that it can conceal itself entirely when...
Forum: Marine Fish 01-19-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,216
Posted By whatcaneyedo
The powder blue bullies the purple tang in my...

The powder blue bullies the purple tang in my 225gal. The first few weeks were really rough and the purple would swim laps constantly, always going in the same direction and rubbing one of sides...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 01-11-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,030
Posted By whatcaneyedo
I've been trying to find a used Reef Octopus...

I've been trying to find a used Reef Octopus 3000EXT for my system. There is a nice size Bubble King for sale that was listed on here around a month ago but they seller won't reply to any form of...
Forum: Marine Fish 01-05-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,805
Posted By whatcaneyedo
My advice is to slow down. Your system is only a...

My advice is to slow down. Your system is only a few months old and already very heavily stocked in my opinion. Consider what it will look like in 5 years when those frags have grown into colonies...
Forum: Reef 12-29-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By whatcaneyedo
It could be that just the first few generations...

It could be that just the first few generations of aquarium LED fixtures were destined to fail but I'm not sure. Friends of mine have had PFO, Vertex, Ecotech, and Kessil fixtures fail within a few...
Forum: Reef 12-22-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,037
Posted By whatcaneyedo
How much flow do you have? A picture is...

How much flow do you have?

A picture is worth a thousand words. Or in this case a hundred forum questions/posts.
Forum: Reef 12-21-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,037
Posted By whatcaneyedo
Detectable phosphate is too much phosphate and...

Detectable phosphate is too much phosphate and will certainly effect the colour and health of your coral.

Here is a little light reading:
Phosphate and the Reef Aquarium by Randy Holmes Farley...
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