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Heat: how early to set it, how to manage it.

Posted 02/07/2015 at 11:14 PM by Sk8r

Setting your 'heat budget,' ie heat range in tank...
IMHO, of all the things you can do to REALLY hasten cycling, this is one. Get your tank to a steady 79 degrees, with a rise and fall of as little as you can---1 degree would be good.

To do this in a way that will be useful in future, set it with everything running as it will run when there are fish/corals. This means your lights on timer, 12 hours of blues/actinics/moonlights, 8 hours of daylight---in my tank, this means...
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Seneye and aqua digital distribution

Posted 02/06/2015 at 06:16 AM by AQD_ottawa (Aqua Digital Blog for all things we distribute)

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[SIZE="3"][B]Aqua Digital Inc[/B] are proud to announce we have joined force with SENEYE to bring you the very popular [B]SENEYE[/B] alert system with under water PAR and PUR meter

[B]SENEYE[/B] has become well established now throughout Europe and gaining strength fast in the USA as not only a highly functional protection warning system for your tank, but also as a very affordable but yet...
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Getting back...

Posted 02/05/2015 at 04:28 PM by bdare

I sold everything a few years back, but I miss it... thinking of picking up an all in one tank and doing some fish and super easy corals....
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How to tube feed your fish

Posted 01/29/2015 at 08:56 PM by snorvich (System configuration and fish for my two tanks)

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This video will go over how to tube feed a fish.

It is a simple and rapid procedure that has proven safe and effective method of delivering food.

It also likely has value in the adminstration of medications that do not go into solution.


<iframe width="640" height="480" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/WwtGekrCbU4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Why I advocate TTM first for all new fish

Posted 01/26/2015 at 10:13 AM by snorvich (System configuration and fish for my two tanks)

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Ich does not have to have visible symptoms in order to be present. So, to absolutely insure you are not introducing ich to your tank, the tank transfer method is the easiest way of doing so.

Tank transfer eliminates ich from the equation:
+ Eliminates ich by disrupting the life cycle
+ Requires 4 or more transfer cycles of less than 72 hours. So 3x3x3x3 or 2x2x2x2x2x2 are equally effective
+ Needs a total of 12 days
+ Requires that each
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