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  1. 280g Barrel of monkeys build

    super top secret 5' toothless overflow finally done Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  2. 280g Barrel of monkeys build

    thanks. i think i have it covered. Tacos and beer and tank move.. I even got beer for John and Rich Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  3. 280g Barrel of monkeys build

    through the yard》through double doors on deck 》through living room Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  4. 280g Barrel of monkeys build

    ta dah.. Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  5. well, i got a pair of those $7 amazon glasses with multiple magnifier lenses... dont like them. you have to hold things soooo close to your face. I did find some AEFW eggs on a frag though. I was dipping all my acros and rinsing them and putting them back. Any way you slice it... NOT a fun part of "the hobby" it just makes a mess no matter what you do :( Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  6. Very well said and as a biologist i can certainly see your point. I mean, if you look at countries like japan that are complete germaphobes (anti bacterial clothing, etc), they have are more susceptible to infections because there immune systems are compromised as they are not as robust as someone exposed to lots of germs. So in this sense, it seems logical that not going overboard on QT would not make sense because if fish or corals are healthy, they can thrive despite the presence of pathogens. On the other hand.. one doesn't contract a mild case of AIDS, or don't sweat it, its just a little HSV2.. It seems to me that there are certain things you can roll the dice with.. velvet, ich. And certain things that once you get, it will systematically crush your tank over time. red bugs, acro spiders, AEFW. It seems at the very least, everyone keeping sps should have a 15x hand loop and a dipping regime. Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  7. oh yeah. From what i have read and talked to others, bayer is the gold standard of dipping for corals. For my sps QT i have a cheap ebay T5 setup over a 20 gallon. dip 2x a week and look for flukes. When you dont see flukes for 2 weeks, one more dip and you are good to go (for AEFW). Also.. always cut off base rocks. In regards to inverts, there are many places that sell inverts (and chaeto) from fishless systems so you are guaranteed no ich cysts. Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  8. Well I will say this. I always qt and treat my fish with copper and prazi. I didn't QT a trio of anthias i got because i was just excited. Then two days later... ich in the tank. Not the end of the world but it has yo be dealt with sooner or later. You CAN live with ich.. but why? Flash forward.. I never QT my coral. Just a dip or two, then in the tank. Then my sps just stopped growing? then some STN, then it stopped. Finally I got a magnifying glass and looked at them.... UGGHHH.. i had acro eating flat worms!! Again, not the end of the world but here i am just because I wanted to do things the easy way. The great thing about forums is that there is so much good information out there. The problem with forums is that you can always find someone that says what you want to hear. From "this product is amazing" to " i have never QT a thing in 10 years and never had a problem. So for me, because I have a great deal of money in my tank I told myself everything gets QT'd. The extra time it takes is well worth it to know that I am not letting parasites into my display tank. Hope this helps Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  9. WTB RODI Booster Pump

    ooops. quick books meltdown on friday.. i forgot Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  10. WTB RODI Booster Pump

    I have one to sell. I'll get the specifics tomorrow. 60% of retail. Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  11. 280g Barrel of monkeys build

    You are correct. I was going to build this guy a custom sump, but perhaps i should put that on the back burner and take some spelling classes? or turn on auto correct? Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  12. Basement/Garage Sumps and Construction

    i have the cuda. the nice thing about these pumps is the hybrid models that can run two different impellors. I got.mine used at R2R. Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  13. Basement/Garage Sumps and Construction

    nice find R3. Here are the flow and head calcs for all the reeflo pumps.. Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  14. 280g Barrel of monkeys build

    I dont understand.. that guy in the diagram looks to be about your age Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
  15. 280g Barrel of monkeys build

    lol Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
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