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Forum: Reef 06-04-2019, 02:37 AM
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Posted By Frogger
$18000 fine for smuggling live animals

This private collector was recently fined $18000 for smuggling in protected turtles from the US to make an example to would be copy cats. ...
Forum: Tank Journal 06-03-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By Frogger
Looks good, not to sure about that last picture!

Looks good, not to sure about that last picture!
Forum: Tank Journal 06-03-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By Frogger
Good luck, welcome back, interesting adventures,...

Good luck, welcome back, interesting adventures, keep us posted. Pictures go over really well with this group.
Forum: Photography 05-30-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By Frogger
Hi Greg The product is called Olympus...

Hi Greg

The product is called Olympus CLA-T01 Adapter Ring. You need this ring if you want to buy lens, filters or accessories. Be sure to buy the Olympus one it is only about $20
Forum: Photography 05-29-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By Frogger
I have had one for a couple years no complaints...

I have had one for a couple years no complaints great for underwater and macro shots.

Only problem I have with it is it doesn't come with a lens cap. Had to purchase the lens adaptor to get a...
Forum: DIY 05-27-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By Frogger
Not sure what you mean. If you mixed the Sodium...

Not sure what you mean. If you mixed the Sodium Hydroxide with the Calcium chloride you would get instant Calcium Carbonate (insoluble). If you mixed Sodium Hydroxide with Sodium Carbonate it would...
Forum: Reef 05-24-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,071
Posted By Frogger
The problem you are going to run into at the...

The problem you are going to run into at the border it is highly unlikely that the Border Guard is going to know anything about corals.

If he sees you are bringing corals back with you...
Forum: Marine Fish 05-18-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By Frogger
Sorry to hear of your loss. It is extremely...

Sorry to hear of your loss. It is extremely difficult to know. What did the store think happened?

Was the tank fully cycled? Ammonia build up?

Sometimes the stress of moving the fish could...
Forum: Tank Journal 05-15-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 28,749
Posted By Frogger
Make sure to fasten the siphon hose and filter...

Make sure to fasten the siphon hose and filter sock securely to the sump. The first time I didn't and the moving around the tank I was at the back side and the siphon hose jumped out of the sump and...
Forum: Tank Journal 05-14-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 28,749
Posted By Frogger
Another option for siphoning out the algae is to...

Another option for siphoning out the algae is to hook up a large 7" filter sock to your sump and siphon directly into the sock. This way you can siphon for an hour or more and not have to worry...
Forum: Reef 05-11-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By Frogger
Reef Tank Automation can really suck

Can some one please tell me why automation of our reef tanks is a good thing?

2 days ago the power went out for half and hour, I have battery backups on the return pump so everything is good...
Forum: Reef 05-10-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By Frogger
I have a Red Sea Reefer and am happy with it. ...

I have a Red Sea Reefer and am happy with it. Not sure Waterbox has any Canadian Distributors which would make getting one more difficult.

You are located in Calgary, Concept makes really good...
Forum: Reef 05-09-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By Frogger
Your corals can do fine with low nutrients, mine...

Your corals can do fine with low nutrients, mine were doing OK for a couple years. However if you want sps that aren't brown or dull you need some nitrates.

Not sure dosing nitrates is a can of...
Forum: Reef 05-08-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By Frogger
I have had that problem with my tank. No matter...

I have had that problem with my tank. No matter how much I feed I can never get any nitrates. Without nitrates the colours of your sps will be pale.

I add NaNO3 to my tank daily to help keep...
Forum: Reef 05-06-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,750
Posted By Frogger
7 week update. No signs of black bug, checking...

7 week update. No signs of black bug, checking only once every week or 2.
Jason Fox recovering from tip dieback and loss of tissue. Other corals seem to be doing well. Amphipods and other things...
Forum: Marine Fish 05-01-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,287
Posted By Frogger
Uronema is a “free living” parasite which does...

Uronema is a “free living” parasite which does not require a fish host. So, going fallow will not eradicate it. Most fish seem protected from it via their natural immune system. There is a...
Forum: Reef 04-26-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By Frogger
One other thing I do feed my corals a couple...

One other thing I do feed my corals a couple times a week with live rotifers, copepods and phytoplankton.
Forum: Reef 04-26-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By Frogger
I prefer to mix my own 2 part with soda ash,...

I prefer to mix my own 2 part with soda ash, sodium sulphate, magnesium chloride and calcium chloride.

I not a big fan of adding things to my tank to get my corals to colour up. I prefer good...
Forum: Reef 04-26-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,918
Posted By Frogger
Mitch you make a lot of sense. The coral reefs...

Mitch you make a lot of sense. The coral reefs in the oceans and the old growth forests have thrived for hundreds and thousands of years because of immense unmatched biodiversity. One teaspoon of...
Forum: Lounge 04-24-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,898
Posted By Frogger
Rich I have not seen nobody spelled this way...

Rich I have not seen nobody spelled this way before but it gives the word an all new meaning.

Entertaining thread following along.
Forum: Reef 04-22-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By Frogger
I used it for a while. I stopped using it when I...

I used it for a while. I stopped using it when I had a problem with Cyano Bacteria. Apparently I have read that amino acids are like sugar to Cyano.

I never restarted using it. I can't say it...
Forum: Reef 04-16-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,918
Posted By Frogger
I have a tuxedo urchin you could have for a...

I have a tuxedo urchin you could have for a reasonable amount. Not much algae left in my tank and he loves putting things on his back, snails, small corals ect. Kind of want to get rid of him.
Forum: Reef 04-14-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,918
Posted By Frogger
I use this to scrub the rocks ...

I use this to scrub the rocks https://www.bulkreefsupply.com/small-maintenance-brush-set-oxo-good-grips.html I bought it off amazon.ca.

Just take the rock carefully out of the tank trying not to...
Forum: Reef 04-14-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,750
Posted By Frogger
Ok update time. Last treatment was March 23 (3...

Ok update time. Last treatment was March 23 (3 weeks ago). I have kept a close eye on the corals and I have not seen one black bug since March 23.

The treatment was not without its problems. ...
Forum: Reef 04-13-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,918
Posted By Frogger
Not sure I would want to dose H2O2 directly to my...

Not sure I would want to dose H2O2 directly to my tank. I have tried it before to control algae and it did not work unless you use it in an Oxydator.

You do not have a lot of rocks in your tank. ...
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