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  1. guppy slayer

    Lighting upgrade

    Hello all, I have a 50 gallon acrylic tank, it's been established for about 10 years. Currently have 36 inch compact flourescent bulbs, one 10K and one 50/50, both 65 watts. Currently the only inhabitants in the tank is about 50 lbs. of live rock, about a 2 to 3 inch sand bed and about a dozen...
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    ID fi you can

    Last night I noticed something. I have a turbo snail (Trochus to be exact), well just the shell, (the snails gone) in my tank. I saw one of the bumps on the snail move. Like something inside the shell broke the shell, moves the piece out of the way splits it in half and does this sweeping action...
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    Whats your light cycle

    I have a Coralife 36 Inch Aqualight W/ 2-96W Sq. Pin Base And 2-3/4W Lunar Blue-Moon-Glow LED Lamps. It has the 10K, an Actinic 03 and 2 lunar lamps. Three plugs, three diffrent timers. Maybe this should have been a poll, but I just wanted to get some opinions on different peoples light cycles.
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    sand question

    I'm going to be changing out the CC this weekend and putting in the tropical playsand. The bag was saturated when i bought it so I opened the bag and put it in an empty 200 gal. salt bucket to dry it out some before putting it in the tank. There is a fan on top of the bucket to circulate the...
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    YardRight, Southdown, Old Castle

    I've read that they are all the same company (maybe I'm wrong) but have changed there name, via being bought out, or merged... my question is that what is now YardRight, I've read that they've discontinued there "Tropical Play Sand" the stuff from the Caribbean. I'm switching from CC to LS, so...
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    The Knob A woman in her forties went to a plastic surgeon for a face-lift. The surgeon told her about a new procedure called "The Knob," where a small knob is placed on the top of a woman's head and can be turned to tighten up her skin to produce the effect of a brand new face lift. Of course...
  7. guppy slayer

    I'm going to

    Puerta Plata in the Dominican Republic in mid May. :) It's where me and my fiance will be honeymooning. Just wondering if anyone's ever been.
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    refractometer help

    I just recieved my refractometer today and I think its faulty. When I look through the eye piece and adjust the focus the scale inside is leaning to the right at about 20 degrees. The bottom of the prism end is flat and paralell to the ground. Now this is my first time with such device and just...
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    OT Spellcheck

    Guess we don't need Spellcheck! Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm...
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    New avatar

    I'm posting this in the New Hobbyist forum because I kinda think that no matter how long that I'm in the hobby, that I will always be new... there is always something new we can learn. Even though I have given my opinion on things in the short time I have visited this site I still continue to...
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    What's up??

    when i go to work in the morning and i'm on the network there, i visit and everythings fine, but when i get home and jump on my computer i cant see the pics that you all have post. I check all the setting that i could think of and am at a loss. does anybody have an idea of what the...
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    Folks w/ Puffers

    All you people out there with puffers.... I need to know what kind of set-up you've got. FO, FOWLR or I don't know if you've got a reef with a puffer swimming around in it. The reason I'm asking is, I todaly trust my LFS and I don't think that they would steer me wrong, but I so want to keep my...
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    Ls & Lr

    For all of you that have LR and LS in you tanks. I want to put it in mine, but my LFS keeps telling me that I would be wasting it on acount of the fish I keep. They say that I would have to get another tank or change the fish I keep. Now I know that there are people here that have tangs and...