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by Brandon8521
Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hey everyone.
Replies: 18
Views: 1317

Re: Hey everyone.

I think you should start him with some bad-tasting corals, like leathers & see how he does. I had mine with some very $$$ corals & he didn't touch them. First corals i get will prob be some zoas and lps corals. Not planning on doing leathers unless i can come across some bright pretty ones. And ill...
by Brandon8521
Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Marine Tanks
Topic: 95g reef build.
Replies: 1
Views: 393

95g reef build.

Just got it going. Still figuring out if i like the rock placement. It will evolve as time goes on im sure.
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by Brandon8521
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hey everyone.
Replies: 18
Views: 1317

Re: Hey everyone.

Pufferpunk wrote:
Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:57 am
I have had success with then Valantini puffer but you just never know...
Should i introduce him at the beginning or let the reef establish first.
by Brandon8521
Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hey everyone.
Replies: 18
Views: 1317

Re: Hey everyone.

CarpCharacin wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:34 pm
I've merged your old account into your new one.
Awesome, i knew i was missing this forum. About to start cycling my reef set up than its on to my daughters dwarf puffer tank. Wish there was a puffer that was reef friendly.
by Brandon8521
Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hey everyone.
Replies: 18
Views: 1317

Re: Hey everyone.

Pufferpunk wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:19 pm
Brandon8521 wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:36 pm
Pufferpunk i just read your profiles sais Greenville SC? Thats not far from me im in Rock Hill.
Cool! I just moved here from Chicago 3 years ago.
When my 95g is ready and cycled i know where im going for frags lol. You still have your nice reef tank right?
by Brandon8521
Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hey everyone.
Replies: 18
Views: 1317

Re: Hey everyone.

Pufferpunk wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:19 pm
Brandon8521 wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:36 pm
Pufferpunk i just read your profiles sais Greenville SC? Thats not far from me im in Rock Hill.
Cool! I just moved here from Chicago 3 years ago.
I used to live on pelham road a long time ago. I still have a aunt and cousin that live there. How do you like it.
by Brandon8521
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hey everyone.
Replies: 18
Views: 1317

Re: Hey everyone.

CarpCharacin wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:38 am
I could actually merge the accounts, if that's OK.
That would be cool if its doable.
by Brandon8521
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hey everyone.
Replies: 18
Views: 1317

Re: Hey everyone.

Pufferpunk i just read your profiles sais Greenville SC? Thats not far from me im in Rock Hill.
by Brandon8521
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hey everyone.
Replies: 18
Views: 1317

Re: Hey everyone.

Hey Pufferpunk. I found my old name. Bcummings8521. I have no idea what my password was or what email i used for it. Is there a way to link both accounts?
by Brandon8521
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hey everyone.
Replies: 18
Views: 1317

Hey everyone.

Hello everyone. I was a member of this forum along time ago when i had a gsp. Was out of the hobby for a long time but scored a nice 95g wave front tank and rs100 sump for cheap so im back.
by Brandon8521
Thu Nov 04, 2010 1:48 am
Forum: Brackish Puffers
Topic: Protein skimmer?
Replies: 23
Views: 1338

Re: Protein skimmer?

I can understand connecting a refugium to a reef since thats what is normally done but a predator tank? Reefs are a very low nutrient environment to begin with so why would it be benificial in any way to connect the two?
by Brandon8521
Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:14 am
Forum: Brackish Puffers
Topic: Protein skimmer?
Replies: 23
Views: 1338

Re: Protein skimmer?

I would never link a predator or FOWLR tank to a reef tank. Like you said yourself your going to have alot of nitrate aswell as phosphate issues and unless you have a softy reef your asking for trouble. Take a look on craigslist and check your local reef clubs/forums for a cheap used skimmer and sav...
by Brandon8521
Sun Oct 31, 2010 2:05 am
Forum: Brackish Puffers
Topic: Protein skimmer?
Replies: 23
Views: 1338

Re: Protein skimmer?

CarmenH wrote:With puffers you'll need to do frequent, large water changes if you don't get a skimmer.
It won't take long to make up the cash you spend on the skimmer...marine salt is pricey :-)
+1
by Brandon8521
Sun Oct 31, 2010 2:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What type of salt do you use? PLEASE ANSWER
Replies: 22
Views: 1227

Re: What type of salt do you use? PLEASE ANSWER

Im finishing up my 5gl instant ocean then switching to seachem. I need the higher calcium/mag levels so I dont end up haveing to dose.
by Brandon8521
Fri Oct 29, 2010 5:04 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Is this brand Pool Sand OK to use for Substrate?
Replies: 29
Views: 3849

Re: Is this brand Pool Sand OK to use for Substrate?

Flutter wrote:To be honest, I'd be a bit worried about the foam. Hopefully you can get more information on whether or not it's safe.

If its what Im thinking its like makeing muddy water frothy. You get the big bubbles but they dont stick around.