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Forum: Tank Journal 10-18-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Llorgon
Still testing water every couple of days. So far...

Still testing water every couple of days. So far things are holding at 0. I will wait another week and a bit and then slowly do a small feeding in the morning and one at night.


I actually put...
Forum: Tank Journal 10-17-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
I will take you up on that next time I am in...

I will take you up on that next time I am in town.


Have you used them, do they work well?
Forum: Product Review and Equipment Forum 10-17-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Llorgon
I had trouble with my ATK as well. Worked fine...

I had trouble with my ATK as well. Worked fine for 6 months then would constantly fill. The problem was the high and low sensors were in the wrong spots. I have the steps they use for troubleshooting...
Forum: Tank Journal 10-17-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
Haven't seen any ammonia or nitrite since last...

Haven't seen any ammonia or nitrite since last Friday and I haven't added any stability the last couple of days. Looks like the mini cycle is over!

Now I can start trying to get my coral health...
Forum: Tank Journal 10-16-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
That's awesome. I hope it goes well. Will have to...

That's awesome. I hope it goes well. Will have to post some pictures of it.

Ammonia and nitrite are still holding at 0

Unfortunately I lost another hermit crab I think.

Fish are doing well,...
Forum: BC Interiors 10-15-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Llorgon
Thanks. I checked out a few places this weekend....

Thanks. I checked out a few places this weekend. I think everything but impact aquariums as they were busy.


I moved what little I had in my 75 gallon to a IM 25 AIO when we moved. Fish are doing...
Forum: Tank Journal 10-13-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
Thats kind of annoying it works that way. Good to...

Thats kind of annoying it works that way. Good to know I can adjust the voltage.

Starting to see diatoms on the rocks now. My one sps frag has gone totally white. I don't think there will be any...
Forum: Reef 10-11-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Llorgon
Hey, something similar happened to me. My...

Hey, something similar happened to me. My powerhead melted or fried and sent melted plastic all through the tank. Killed everything except for one snail.


I sucked up all the melted plastic bits...
Forum: Tank Journal 10-11-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
A quick water test at lunch today reveals ammonia...

A quick water test at lunch today reveals ammonia and nitrite both at 0.

Will still do a water change tonight.

Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
Forum: Tank Journal 10-11-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
Over the last few days I have been bringing my...

Over the last few days I have been bringing my salinity up from 1.023 to 1.026. I also found my ammonia badge and a few other miscellaneous tank things I was having trouble finding!

I added the...
Forum: BC Interiors 10-11-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Llorgon
I guess I will have to drive around on the...

I guess I will have to drive around on the weekend and check all of them out.



Won't say which ones are your favourites?
Forum: BC Interiors 10-10-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Llorgon
Awesome! I guess I will have to dust off the old...

Awesome! I guess I will have to dust off the old facebook account and join!


What are the LFS like around here? I see there are some that carry saltwater, but what is their quality like?
Forum: BC Interiors 10-09-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Llorgon
New to Vernon

Any reefers in Vernon/Kelowna?


Just moved here and don't know many people. Always nice to meet people to talk reef tanks with.
Forum: Tank Journal 10-09-2019, 02:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
If only it wasn't so cold here having a window...

If only it wasn't so cold here having a window open would be easier! I can increase the surface agitation though.



I haven't been using a ammo alert. I actually have temporarily misplaced it...
Forum: Tank Journal 10-08-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
Water testing done! Forgot to calibrate my...

Water testing done! Forgot to calibrate my refractometer before making water for the new tank before the move. As a result salinity is low!

Temp: 79
Salinity: 1.023
pH: 7.8
Ammonia: 0
Nitrite:...
Forum: Tank Journal 10-07-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
So moving day was Friday all fish and snails...

So moving day was Friday all fish and snails survived! Corals on the other hand are still really unhappy. I think I am going to have some losses there.

The weekend and today have been unpacking so...
Forum: Tank Journal 09-27-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
Interesting. I hadn't heard that before, but...

Interesting. I hadn't heard that before, but makes sense. So when I am travelling I was going to have a air stone running in the bucket to keep everything oxygenated. Will that cause issues or is it...
Forum: Tank Journal 09-27-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
My dad has a RO/DI unit so I can get him to make...

My dad has a RO/DI unit so I can get him to make up some water.


I am hoping that putting the little sponge that has been in my sump for months into the bucket with the fish will help keep...
Forum: Tank Journal 09-27-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
Picked up some more supplies for the move the...

Picked up some more supplies for the move the other day. Got the stability and amguard. I also have some aquaforest life bio fill that came with the tank. Anyone used that? Does it actually help with...
Forum: Tank Journal 09-18-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
That's a good idea. I have one of those ammonia...

That's a good idea. I have one of those ammonia badges that I use for my QT tank. Good call on setting that up on the new tank!

I have the new rocks cycling in an attempt to minimize the cycle...
Forum: Tank Journal 09-18-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
So, changed my moving plans once again. Getting...

So, changed my moving plans once again. Getting my dad to help out. So far he's excited about it so that's a good thing.

Sept 28th I will take the tank, water and rocks to my grandparents house...
Forum: Tank Journal 09-14-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
So I've started playing around with my radio...

So I've started playing around with my radio xr30pro. Man that is a learning curve on how to program that thing. I am thinking of using one of the coral lab presets and adding a blue light period in...
Forum: Tank Journal 09-11-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
Ya I am a little worried about corals hitting...

Ya I am a little worried about corals hitting each other. My thinking was fill a bucket with some tank water, put a battery powered heater in there and add some water to some ziplock bags and each...
Forum: Tank Journal 09-11-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
Cycle is coming along. Ammonia and nitrites now....

Cycle is coming along. Ammonia and nitrites now. The plan is to keep feeding the rocks until the move.

We now know where we will be moving to so I can finally start to plan the logistics of...
Forum: Tank Journal 09-07-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,749
Posted By Llorgon
Not too much to update on with the build. Picked...

Not too much to update on with the build. Picked up some new toys for the tank though. 

And the rocks have...
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