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    Sunlight Supply

    I have a Sunlight 250W double ended fixture. Recently I can not get the bulb to light up. When the light gets turned on it flickers once but never comes on. I checked all connections, changes the buld. Any thoghts on how to fix this? Thanks.
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    I have a 46 gal with a ton of LR. I love yellow watchmans and bicolor blennies. Can I keep in the same tank? I am thinking they will stake out their own space, but is the tank too small. I recently lost all my fish to to a week long power failure, but fortunately I kept my corals. I want to be...
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    250 MH

    I have always used Aqualine 10k 250 W double ended bulbs. I was thinking of going to the 16ks to get a bit more color for my SPSs. Aqualine has a 16k. Any thoghts on the difference between Aqualing 16k and other brands at 14k?
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    porcelain crab

    Thinking of buying a reef pac that has a procelain crab. I dont know much about these. I have a 46 gal reef. Some hard and soft corals and shrimp, brittles, peppermints, sallys, and emeralds. Any concerns with a porcelain in this tank?
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    250W MH Double sided

    I have always bougt the Aqualine AB lights. They are more expensive than the others. Does anyone know if they are better, more reliable, etc. I always buy the 10,000k, not sure if any of the other spectrums are better or is it just personal preference. Any thoughts? Thanks.
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    250 W Trouble

    Happy Memorial Day all, I have a problem with my 250W Aqua Medic. About 10 seconds aftyer the light fires up it starts flickering then kicks off. The bulb is only a few weeks old. The light set is about 2-3 years old. Any ideas?
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    Long Time.....

    .....Hey all. I think its been over 6 months since I have been on this forum thanks to heart problems. Things are looking well again and I can start taking care of my tank again. My friend who loves saltwater tanks but his wife won't let him have one has been taking care of mine. All is well...
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    No, not football penalties. I have some GSP that are over running some beautiful zoos. How do I stop this. They are both on a large rock that I can not break down. My only thought is a razor knife or something to cut and then peel off the rock. Am I close, any ideas?
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    Has anyone ever tried the Hydor Koralia Water Circulation Pumps. If so, what did you think of them. I have always used maxijets and am considering something new. Thx.
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    Phosphate remover

    For anyone that has used multiple phospate removers or loves a specific brand please let me know what you like best. PhosBan is the only one I have used. I use the PhosBan reactor. Also, does anyone use the reactor for other media? Is so please explain. Thanks.
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    Phosphate remover

    For anyone that has used multiple phospate removers or loves a specific brand please let me know what you like best. Thanks.
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    I have a raised sump. I pump tank water up to point where water enters a tray system. In the trays are filter, then effisubstarte, then carbon. Then the water goes through LR then gravity back to tank. My question is about the drip trays. I was thinking of using carbon filters first as both...
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    5 Pack

    Its been awhile since I have done this. I hope you all enjoy a few pics.
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    I have a 46 gal reef. Are cucumbers truly beneficial? Maybe looking for a small one for my tank? Any thoughts?
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    New SPS

    I bought a new purple/blue tipped staghorn abount a 10 days ago. I believe all is well. It is mostly green with buish/purplish tips. This blueish coller seems to be getting larger. Does this mean anything? Also, I know they should have good water flow, but how much flow? My tank is a 46 gal bow...
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    New SPS

    Greetings all. I have two new SPS today. I have read that Zenias and SPS may not be appropriate. Can anyone confirm or deny? Also, I was reading that rotifers are good foods for SPS. Does anyone raise these or where do you get them. What other foods other than light are you using? Thanks. Some pics
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    Chicago Area

    Has anyone been to the Aquariumadventure west of Woodfield? I may go tomorrow. Is it worth my time?
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    Greetings all. Do to heart related problems I haven't been online in almost four months. I hated not seraching this sight each day, but all is well and I am back to taking care of my tank. I have a 46 gal and now the only fish in there is a false perc. I an going to add one more since they are...
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    I think Zenia reproduce faster than rabbits. Anyway. I have a wide stalk that is blocking the light of my clam. I have tried coaxing it away, but it wont budge. I want to cut it off at the base. If I do this will the cutting release anything toxic into the water. I dont think so, but just want...
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    Chicago area trade

    Its just about time to thin the herd with my zenia. I am just now starting to put some smaller pieces of rock next to the herd so they will attached to these pieces and then can be traded. I figure a few weeks or so. Let me know if anyone is interested. I am just looking for some variety to add...