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  1. rygh replied to the thread Adding more dry rock.

    Don't guess! With a small tank, the risk is too high. Put it in a bucket of water for a week, then test for ammonia and nitrates. If...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 11:54 AM
  2. rygh replied to the thread GHA in Sump.

    You likely have GHA in DT as well, but it is being eaten by herbivores and snails. You can remove it, but be careful since marinepure...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 11:39 AM
  3. rygh replied to the thread bondolo's combined tanks.

    Retiring to the big island sure sounds nice. Green with envy. :D I like the big island best also. Much more to do, places to go, few...

    Dec 7, 2018 at 11:30 AM
  4. rygh replied to the thread Asking for a friend....

    For "Corals of the world" Go to the website, donate if you like it. http://www.coralsoftheworld.org/page/home/ Supposedly the author is...

    Dec 6, 2018 at 5:33 PM
  5. rygh replied to the thread Asking for a friend....

    Cash discount is not illegal. It is a business issue with the store and any monopolistic credit card agreement they signed.

    Dec 6, 2018 at 1:45 PM
  6. rygh replied to the thread Dosing.

    Someone said it was best to does to the skimmer body (not skimmer pump inlet though). Not sure I entirely agree, but the idea: Partly...

    Dec 6, 2018 at 1:31 PM
  7. rygh replied to the thread Asking for a friend....

    Note: Many LFS will often give you a cash discount if you ask, and bring cash of course. (Not to avoid MAP, but to avoid credit card fees)

    Dec 6, 2018 at 1:28 PM
  8. rygh replied to the thread Asking for a friend....

    No, you have to pay missing sales tax when you do your taxes at the end of the year. Right there on the form - it asks you. And I am...

    Dec 6, 2018 at 1:26 PM
  9. rygh replied to the thread Asking for a friend....

    You can have power alerts that change based on what output is on? That is great. I did not know that. Not obvious how. Need to read some...

    Dec 6, 2018 at 11:50 AM
  10. rygh replied to the thread Jebao powerhead.

    Hmm, that would be annoying. I know they sell a really heavy duty magnet for 1" glass. But hate to do that. On the other hand, pumps...

    Dec 5, 2018 at 6:54 PM
  11. rygh replied to the thread Jebao powerhead.

    So at first I was thinking --- just -- no. But maybe... Starphire and other quality glass is low iron, and LeeMarr could be using that....

    Dec 5, 2018 at 6:50 PM
  12. rygh replied to the thread Borrowing the Club's - Suction cups x4.

    I did that since nobody else did. I added a note on putting it in storage.

    Dec 5, 2018 at 5:56 PM
  13. rygh replied to the thread Cruz Mc5’s family reef tank.

    There does need to be "enough" flow yes. But getting everyone to agree on a definitive answer on what that means will never happen. My...

    Dec 5, 2018 at 4:10 PM
  14. rygh replied to the thread Asking for a friend....

    Upgrade what you plan to buy. Example : Instead of buying a cheap marginal skimmer, get a nice one.

    Dec 5, 2018 at 1:40 PM
  15. rygh replied to the thread Calcium & Alkalinity supplementing methods.

    Baking it drives of the CO2, turning it from sodium bicarbonate into sodium carbonate. If you add it directly, that can make it raise PH...

    Dec 5, 2018 at 10:56 AM