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Forum: Product Review and Equipment Forum 01-17-2020, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 834
Posted By Frogger
At the end of the day the products warranty is...

At the end of the day the products warranty is only as good as the retailer you purchase the equipment from.

I had several issues with multiple different products (Maxspect, tunze) and it has been...
Forum: Reef 12-29-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By Frogger
Too many changes too fast. Having zero nitrates...

Too many changes too fast. Having zero nitrates makes your tank ripe for dinos. Not sure why you added Nopox were you having an algae problem?

You will need to stabilize things and hope for the...
Forum: Tank Journal 12-24-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 27,376
Posted By Frogger
Ideally your water coming out of your RO DI...

Ideally your water coming out of your RO DI system should be 0. I change my filters when I start to get a reading. One of the things you can do is run 2 DI filters. When you start to get a reading...
Forum: Reef 12-14-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,202
Posted By Frogger
You can purchase R/O water from most grocery...

You can purchase R/O water from most grocery stores, not too expensive if you have your own containers. I have been forced to do it in a pinch.
Forum: Marine Fish 11-06-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,131
Posted By Frogger
I can get my fish to look like that without...

I can get my fish to look like that without having to pay the top dollar that ORA wants. Just don't feed them and let the water quality go down the drain.
Forum: Product Review and Equipment Forum 10-17-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,573
Posted By Frogger
I have had my tunze ATO for 4 years and not had a...

I have had my tunze ATO for 4 years and not had a problem, knock on wood, I have a spare pump just in case.
Forum: British Columbia 10-12-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,918
Posted By Frogger
How long does your phytoplankton store for? Is...

How long does your phytoplankton store for? Is the fridge the best place to store it?
Forum: Reef 10-02-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,338
Posted By Frogger
I have a theory as to why Vibrant works for some...

I have a theory as to why Vibrant works for some tanks but causes problems in others. As mentioned earlier in this thread Vibrant acts like a fuel for nitrate burning bacteria similar to carbon...
Forum: Reef 09-29-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,338
Posted By Frogger
Greg you mentioned a few things that might be...

Greg you mentioned a few things that might be right. Bacteria is definitely a major player, considering Cyano is one. Good competition could be the long term solution. been trying mostly to do...
Forum: Reef 09-28-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,338
Posted By Frogger
I tried Acropower for a while but found it was...

I tried Acropower for a while but found it was ending up being food for cyano.

As stated at the beginning of this thread. I tried Vibrant but instead of helping with the GHA it started my year...
Forum: Tank Journal 08-29-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 28,313
Posted By Frogger
Bubble algae is a tough one. Some say Vibrant...

Bubble algae is a tough one. Some say Vibrant helps more say it doesn't. Manual removal is the most reliable, although this will be a never ending battle.

I once had a Sally Lightfoot Crab eat...
Forum: Reef 08-24-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By Frogger
Wouldn't recommend ever boiling your rock. Too...

Wouldn't recommend ever boiling your rock. Too many people have ended up in the hospital doing that.

Colonial hydroids are no big deal. Their sting doesn't seem to harm any of my corals. And...
Forum: FOWLR 08-20-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,310
Posted By Frogger
Your fish are still young. They can easily live...

Your fish are still young. They can easily live for another 20 years plus. Most clownfish don't live that long because of poor husbandry. The large one is the female.

The best way to add new...
Forum: Marine Fish 08-18-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By Frogger
Texted you about the rotifers

Texted you about the rotifers
Forum: Marine Fish 08-13-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By Frogger
You need to use rotifers and you have to keep the...

You need to use rotifers and you have to keep the population up in the water so that the fry don't have to spend too much energy to find food. Biggest issue will be keeping the tank clean. If you...
Forum: Marine Fish 08-13-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By Frogger
Not quite that easy. There is a ton of...

Not quite that easy. There is a ton of information on the web on how to raise clownfish.

You might want to first start trying to collect the fry once they hatch first. It will likely take you...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 08-10-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Frogger
i've got over 3/4 of a bottle of the stuff I will...

i've got over 3/4 of a bottle of the stuff I will not likely be using. $10 and its yours
Forum: Pump Specific 07-30-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By Frogger
They give you extra bushings, propellers, cages...

They give you extra bushings, propellers, cages and parts with each unit. Never had a problem with bushings been running the 150's for 3 years without incident. The original controller (old single...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics livestock related only) 07-30-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Frogger
Hi Frank Any of your frags have fancy names....

Hi Frank

Any of your frags have fancy names. I had a few of mine (local common ones) pass away recently and am looking for some replacements.
Forum: Pump Specific 07-30-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By Frogger
I don't have the newest gyre's but have bothe the...

I don't have the newest gyre's but have bothe the 250 and 150's from the previous version.

I found the older version of gyre's are quietest when they are not run at 100%. Hense I am running the...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics livestock related only) 07-23-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Frogger
Sorry I have been out of town and haven't checked...

Sorry I have been out of town and haven't checked Canreef. I always have a mix of copepods and rotifers several types of copepods. I would have to look up the particular species I have I can't...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics livestock related only) 07-16-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Frogger
I have some (several types), mixed with rotifers,...

I have some (several types), mixed with rotifers, except I am going away for a week on Wednesday. J&L sells them.
Forum: Reef 07-13-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By Frogger
For short periods large brute containers with...

For short periods large brute containers with some live rock and small power heads/ airstones work well. It also reduces stress on the fish because they can't see out.

When I moved my large reef...
Forum: Reef 07-12-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By Frogger
Long distance moves are very difficult. I did it...

Long distance moves are very difficult. I did it 30 years ago when I moved from Vancouver to Penticton and moved it back 2 years later. Wasn't dealing with corals back then.

Basically I set up...
Forum: Marine Fish 07-12-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,164
Posted By Frogger
That is good to hear

That is good to hear
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