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  1. mikev

    ricordea problems

    the ricordea in my wifes nano has been shrinking over the past couple of weeks. they still have good color ,but the physical shrinkage has me a little concerned. my params ph 8.4 ammonia 0 trites 0 trates 0 these tests were taken with api test kits temp 79
  2. mikev

    octo nw-150 problem

    i was changing the filter socks today, and my skimmer started over flowing . i turned the pump off, cleaned everything. whaen i started it back up the skimmer produced hardly any bubbles and i had micro bubbles coming out of the discharge. help!
  3. mikev

    Flat worms

  4. mikev

    what skimmer for a nano28 hqi

    the skimmer that comes with it is a piece of junk, what would be a good skimmer under $150 ?
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    maxima doesnt want to fully open

    as title says, it has been this way for a couple of weeks. any idea why? sg 1.025 amm 0 trite 0 trate 0 cal 420 alk 8
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    fragging finger leather

    How do I frag a finger leather? I have three large stalks coming from the base. Need to remove at least one stalk, and not kill the whole thing.
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    which nano to buy?

    my wife wants a nano . i didnt realize there were so many different ones on the market. which one is the best bang for the buck?
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    Lawn mower blenny not eating

    as the title says, any advice? already have algea sheets and flakes available to it , but he wont touch it.
  9. mikev

    MH bulb height ?

    after 8 years i m finally upgrading from pcs to mh, what is the optimal height of the bulb to the water?
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    175 watt MH

    i have a 90 reef, will 2 175mhs and 2 96 watt 03 pc be enough to keep sps?
  11. mikev

    return question

    my quiet one 4000 pump has a 1" inlet. my question is , should i use 3/4" or 1" on the outlet?
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    fish for frag tank

    looking for a small algea eating fish for frag tank . thinking about a lawnmower blenny. pros / cons ?
  13. mikev

    bubbles in j tube

    i have a tidepool overflow rated at 600ghp. it has been in constant use for years, but here lately i have been getting large air bubbles in the j tube. im constantly having to "siphon" them out. is this a sign of a weak pump or is there another problem?
  14. mikev

    fragging mushrooms

    well my wife and i started cutting our blue stripped shroons. my question is , how long will it take them to attach to their new rocks. thanks, Mike
  15. mikev

    ls bubbles

    my 90 has been up and running for 2 weeks. i have 80 lbs. ls and 100 lbs. lr. my question is , why does my sand emit bubbles , and is this normal?