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Rant for the day

Posted 12/15/2009 at 10:56 AM by insane

My pretty white sand is all brown! Wah wah wah.

Red slime is all over my pretty rock! Wah wah wah.

I have hair alage! Wah wah wah.

If these people would do more reading and learning and less time crying about these things then they wouldn't be bothering everyone constantly because they would have known what to expect from the start of reefing.

Here's another good one.

My tank is one week old but every fish and coral I put...
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Today: BRS 2 part mixing and dosing

Posted 12/15/2009 at 10:31 AM by maysorum
Updated 12/15/2009 at 10:43 AM by maysorum

I just received my first package of BRS's 2-Part and will begin mixing and dosing later today. It seems like a really simple way to get tank chemistry perfect (keeping my fingers crossed).

I already know that I need to adjust alkalinity quite a bit and will probably do that over many days. I'm going to double and triple check my levels before starting dosing, though.

On another note, I've finally settled on the calcium reactor and accompanying equipment. Here's my list:...
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Another article...

Posted 12/15/2009 at 10:05 AM by maysorum

[URL="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/12/15/coconut-carrying-octopus_n_392564.html"]Coconut Carrying Octopus[/URL]
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Interesting article...

Posted 12/13/2009 at 09:37 PM by maysorum

check it out:
[URL="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/wendy-gordon/below-the-radar-rising-oc_b_386303.html"]Below the Radar: Rising Oceanic CO2 Levels Threatens Sea Life[/URL]
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I lied, I'm going with a Calcium Reactor

Posted 12/13/2009 at 02:43 PM by maysorum

I've decided to be brave and get a calcium reactor instead of an automatic doser. I'll install it after I return from the holidays... keep your fingers crossed!

I'm looking at the 418 GEO Calcium Reactor w/ Eheim pump and AquariumPlants.com's Electronic Co2 Regulator. The electronic regulator is getting rave reviews and will hopefully make the calcium reactor much easier to dial in.

Since I'm getting a calcium reactor it seems like a good idea to get a controller...
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