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  1. xcaret replied to the thread QT Tank Needed.

    I have an old tank, glass, in the 40B footprint; did cut a notch on the back glass for an external overflow box but have not gotten to...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 10:43 PM
  2. xcaret replied to the thread Calcium & Alkalinity supplementing methods.

    That’s the one. I bought a new bag past Friday and baked most of it @ 350* for about an hour and a half. Dissolving might be the hard...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 10:06 PM
  3. xcaret replied to the thread Take a look at my tank in exchange for mushrooms?.

    I'm putting the money on the food as main culprit, what doesn't get eaten has to roth and what has been eaten, has to be pooped and if...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 5:06 PM
  4. xcaret replied to the thread Take a look at my tank in exchange for mushrooms?.

    There are many things that would be good for you to state. Salifert kits are a good choice for testing. Perhaps a little more detail on...

    Dec 9, 2018 at 3:13 PM
  5. xcaret replied to the thread Jorahx 90g.

    You can also drill few holes in line down the overflow and use a hot knife then a small hacksaw to remove the remaining material.

    Dec 8, 2018 at 11:16 PM
  6. xcaret replied to the thread Jorahx 90g.

    Yup, you can use the same box but extend the weir/teeth. Do you have a router?

    Dec 8, 2018 at 9:07 PM
  7. xcaret replied to the thread Vincerama2's 180 gallon "Wifebane" reef project!.

    A Sulfur de-nitifier is not like the bio pellets thing; think of it as a calcium reactor; in fact, some denitrifiers lack the CO2 parts...

    Dec 8, 2018 at 8:10 PM
  8. xcaret replied to the thread Original Mummy Eye Chalice.

    Received the frag today, added to DBTC. Thanks Randy!

    Dec 8, 2018 at 7:12 PM
  9. xcaret replied to the thread Randy's Red Sea Reefer 250.

    Is it just me or your tank defies gravity?

    Dec 7, 2018 at 10:38 PM
  10. xcaret replied to the thread Dosing.

    Same here, Mag-12 to mix.

    Dec 7, 2018 at 7:42 PM
  11. xcaret replied to the thread Adding more dry rock.

    I’d expect the new rock to have a cycle; you can rinse it and would seem “clean” but it’s porous and has to be populated with bacteria,...

    Dec 7, 2018 at 5:46 PM
  12. xcaret replied to the thread Vincerama2's 180 gallon "Wifebane" reef project!.

    How high the Nitrates? Another solution is to run a Sulfur based reactor; it did wonders for me.

    Dec 7, 2018 at 5:32 PM
  13. xcaret liked Vhuang168's post in the thread CO2 refill, Where?.

    Neptune Aquatics will refill as well Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro

    Dec 7, 2018 at 7:32 AM
  14. xcaret replied to the thread Dosing.

    I've cleaned a few pumps that had Calcium build up on the impeller shaft and/or bearings; although some might have seized due to...

    Dec 6, 2018 at 6:15 PM
  15. xcaret replied to the thread Reflectors/Fixtures for Mogul MH.

    And I have matching ballasts for those plugs in case you need them. Last dual-M80 and last two Galaxy 250 (hey, I'm making progress even...

    Dec 6, 2018 at 5:57 PM