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Forum: Saltwater Journals   10-21-2009, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Arkamaic
More was added to the family two nights ago =) ...

More was added to the family two nights ago =)

3 fish and 4 coral. At college atm. Pics later tonight or tomorrow.

Fish:
(1) Christmas Wrasse
(1) Hi-Fin Red Banded Goby
(1) Unknown Wrasse...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   09-29-2009, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Arkamaic
Yeah, just like you said, everything is new, and...

Yeah, just like you said, everything is new, and still something awesome to look forward too.

And funny you mention it, the fish I threw out were just ideas. Started looking into last night,...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   09-29-2009, 12:10 AM
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Posted By Arkamaic
Smile Soo.. been way long since I have updated. Been...

Soo.. been way long since I have updated. Been busy. Anyways.. here's the update.. with pictures. :-)

At the moment, water parameters:
Ammonia: 0 ppm
Nitrites: 0 ppm
Nitrates: 10-15 ppm...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   07-30-2009, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Arkamaic
Ok, so its been about 5 weeks now. Ammonia was...

Ok, so its been about 5 weeks now. Ammonia was just about to 0 if not zero. (difficult to read at times). Nitrites, and nitrates i havent tested for yet. Looking at the LR this morning, I noticed a...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   07-20-2009, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Arkamaic
Just an update.. been a while. No new pics...

Just an update.. been a while.

No new pics yet, nothings changed except for a new powerhead on the right side of the tank.

Bout 3 weeks into the cycle. Haven't added anything to help cycle...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   07-01-2009, 10:18 PM
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Posted By Arkamaic
Yeah, I like him tho haha... hes a trooper. I'm...

Yeah, I like him tho haha... hes a trooper. I'm waiting for that to come around. I'm thinking about 25 or 30 ish?? or should i get more than that?

And another? ok, ill look into it, and hmm never...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   07-01-2009, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Arkamaic
Here's some new pics after getting about another...

Here's some new pics after getting about another 15 lbs of LR. Also got a snail in this batch :-)

Not sure what kind, but yeah.. got a black shell about 1/2" long, about 1/4" across, not coned...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-29-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Arkamaic
Just some water param updates and a question... ...

Just some water param updates and a question...

Spec Grav - 1.022
Ammonia - 0
Nitrites - 0
Nitrates 25-30ppm

My question: Why am I getting a nitrate reading before I have gotten any...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-26-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Arkamaic
Yeah, decided no on the damsels. They are cool,...

Yeah, decided no on the damsels. They are cool, but I may do one or two in a nano tank down the road.

Still unsure on the fish other than 1 or two clowns, my dad is liking the green chromis a lot,...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-25-2009, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Arkamaic
Here's a list of some possible fish for now: ...

Here's a list of some possible fish for now:

-Ocellaris Clownfish
-Firefish
-Some Kind of Blenny or Goby
-Maybe Some Kind of Wrasse
- Chromis or Damsel

I'm not saying all of these in the...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-25-2009, 12:54 AM
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Posted By Arkamaic
Cool cool, thanks for the tips, Ill keep them in...

Cool cool, thanks for the tips, Ill keep them in miind tomorrow when I start to scape it up some. I have a few smaller pieces, so hopefully I can get something I am kinda content with tomrrow, Ill...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-24-2009, 11:23 PM
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Views: 6,879
Posted By Arkamaic
Also, can a moderator, or admin change the title...

Also, can a moderator, or admin change the title of the thread to something like First Reef - 90 Gallon Journal

Thanks!
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-24-2009, 10:52 PM
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Posted By Arkamaic
Pictures!!!!!

Wow, thats a screaming deal! =) gotta love craigslist, we've looked a little on there, just didnt see much we like around our area atm.

Yeah, like I said though, LFS was awesome, the first thing...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-24-2009, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Arkamaic
This place is a LFS. Some updates, the 75 sprung...

This place is a LFS. Some updates, the 75 sprung a leak this afternoon, went in, guys were cool about it. Gave us free sand, bigger sump, as well as 200 dollars off a 90 gallon :-D. And this one is...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-24-2009, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Arkamaic
Seeing as people are familiar with this brand,...

Seeing as people are familiar with this brand, and mine didnt come with instructions, can someone tell me how to have it set properly? Or do I need to wait till it starts collecting and adjust it...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-24-2009, 11:26 AM
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Views: 6,879
Posted By Arkamaic
Well I'm glad that its a good brand haha. I know...

Well I'm glad that its a good brand haha. I know a lot of people on here say that your protein skimmer can make the difference in the hobby. And yeah, thats why we bought new, it is nice though to be...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-23-2009, 11:41 PM
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Posted By Arkamaic
It's a ASM Mini-G Skimmer. Looking around it...

It's a ASM Mini-G Skimmer. Looking around it seems to have gotten some good, and some not so good reviews. Since its the first tank, well see how it works out for me, if we need to upgrade it, we...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-23-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,879
Posted By Arkamaic
Sorry princesuhaib...

Sorry princesuhaib (http://www.fishforum.com/members/11574/), didn't mean to seem rude, I'm sure he could have gotten it cheaper, I was simply stating what he said he paid.
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-23-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Arkamaic
How do you figure? Everywhere I look, all 75...

How do you figure? Everywhere I look, all 75 gallon bowfronts without stands or canopies new are about 250-350. then adding the stand and canopy... I'm not saying that he did pay too much, but not...
Forum: Saltwater Journals   06-23-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,879
Posted By Arkamaic
First Reef - 90 Gallon Journal

Hello everyone, since I'm going to college, so still living at home, and finally talked my parents into getting an aquarium since I'm too poor ATM to get a big one like I want haha.

I'll be...
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