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Forum: Reef 02-23-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,159
Posted By TimT
Yes, UV's are very effective against Velvet due...

Yes, UV's are very effective against Velvet due to the trophonts small size.

There is a lot of literature out there about how to configure a UV's flow rate. If you have too low of a flow rate for...
Forum: Reef 02-20-2020, 02:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,159
Posted By TimT
Sorry about the problems you're having... ...

Sorry about the problems you're having...

The easiest and best way to control velvet/ick is with a properly sized UV sterilizer with proper flow rate and a good bulb.

The next best method is...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 11-21-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By TimT
Bump

Bump
Forum: Polls 11-04-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,674
Posted By TimT
why are coral so expensive now?

There's a few reasons for corals being expensive and hard to get.

Jan 1st 2018 Fiji banned the export of Corals... no CITES.

June 2018 Indonesia banned the export of Corals due to corruption in...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 10-27-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By TimT
Bump

Bump
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 10-04-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By TimT
FS YVR: 29G BioCube with many extras

Selling the BioCube I bought from BBlinks a while ago.

Everything you need less the water and livestock!!!

Oceanic BioCube 29 Gallon Aquarium, Stand and LED Canopy + many extras.
No scratches...
Forum: Reef 03-20-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,170
Posted By TimT
Since it's near saltwater which is very corrosive...

Since it's near saltwater which is very corrosive to aluminum you might want to consider a 6061 T6 as it has better corrosion resistance than the 2000 series. 6061 T6 is cheap too. I just bought some...
Forum: Reef 02-19-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,176
Posted By TimT
My pleasure and glad it was helpful!

My pleasure and glad it was helpful!
Forum: Reef 02-18-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,176
Posted By TimT
To figure that out you need to find out how much...

To figure that out you need to find out how much water your tank uses on a daily rate and it's daily Phosphate production. Then add the appropriate amount of Foz Down to the ATO reservoir.

For...
Forum: DIY 02-17-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,446
Posted By TimT
Having an HRV will help a lot. If you have...

Having an HRV will help a lot.

If you have a heat pump some of them have dehumidifier mode.

If your going to run the furnace in circulation mode I would make sure it's at the lowest speed.
...
Forum: Reef 02-17-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,176
Posted By TimT
Glad to be able to help Brett! You can also add...

Glad to be able to help Brett!
You can also add the Foz Down into the water reservoir for an ATO system. Wai's should have some in stock.

Thanks for the positive feedback Craig. Don't worry about...
Forum: Reef 02-15-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,176
Posted By TimT
About Foz Down

Since my name was mentioned I thought I'd chime in a bit.

A little bit of history...

I had an Acro/SPS/LPS culture system of 800 gallons. I put a lot of food into the system broadcast feeding...
Forum: Reef 01-30-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,981
Posted By TimT
It depends a lot on the size and gender...

It depends a lot on the size and gender identification of the wrasses,
2 females... not a problem,
2 sub dominant males... not a problem,
2 dominant males... expect possible issues. Greater the...
Forum: Reef 01-07-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,439
Posted By TimT
I've used these for 15+ yrs without issue in...

I've used these for 15+ yrs without issue in sumps on various systems.

Trough-O-Matic Stock Tank Float Valve with Plastic Housing

You need to replace the pivot pin with plexiglas 1/8" rod and...
Forum: Tank Journal 12-28-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 1,555
Views: 388,326
Posted By TimT
You should offer to sell carbon credits... I can...

You should offer to sell carbon credits... I can imagine how much carbonate you go through...
Forum: Reef 12-27-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,439
Posted By TimT
Except for the one time the bucket sits on top of...

Except for the one time the bucket sits on top of the drain... people I know had a $30,000 flood claim due to that.
Forum: Product Review and Equipment Forum 06-02-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,113
Posted By TimT
Algae scrubbers help DT by: using no3 ...

Algae scrubbers help DT by:
using no3
oxygenating water
growing pods

You need to use a red turf algae, I got mine from Inland Aquatics.

Best to have a surge for algae or next best is...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 01-24-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By TimT
bump

bump
Forum: Reef 01-17-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,050
Posted By TimT
Ok thanks, I'll let them know to watch out for it.

Ok thanks, I'll let them know to watch out for it.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 01-16-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By TimT
FS: 29G BioCube with upgrades and extras

Oceanic BioCube 29 Gallon Aquarium(no scratches), Stand and Rapid LED Canopy upgrade + many extras.
Comes with Cabinet, Aquarium, and Rapid LED upgraded Canopy all in excellent condition.
20lbs...
Forum: Reef 01-16-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,050
Posted By TimT
I think it would be best if you sent the donation...

I think it would be best if you sent the donation directly to Walt Smith. Just mark in the comments section. From CanReef for matching by SeaCare.
Forum: Reef 01-13-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,050
Posted By TimT
Aquaculture Development for the Environment

Hello CanReefer's

The Aquaculture Development for the Environment project is very important for the health of Fiji's coral reefs. Healthy Coral Reefs support villages which depend on them for food...
Forum: Reef 10-11-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,180
Posted By TimT
I had a huge Chalice that would send out 4"...

I had a huge Chalice that would send out 4" sweepers. Favia also do this. Chalice also feed using a mucous net. If that gets blown off the chalice it can cause problems for anything it lands on.

I...
Forum: Lounge 08-27-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,787
Posted By TimT
Not just Sashimi but undercooked pork as well.

Not just Sashimi but undercooked pork as well.
Forum: Lounge 08-23-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,787
Posted By TimT
In the early 90's I was growing Caulerpa...

In the early 90's I was growing Caulerpa paspaloides commercially. The guy I was working with started telling me this story about these bristle worms that would swim up from the bottom and then...
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