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by DrNecropolis
Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:33 pm
Forum: Our Other Pets
Topic: Questions about buying a used saltwater set up?
Replies: 10
Views: 3642

Re: Questions about buying a used saltwater set up?

I've always used salifert or elos..
by DrNecropolis
Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:45 pm
Forum: Our Other Pets
Topic: Questions about buying a used saltwater set up?
Replies: 10
Views: 3642

Re: Questions about buying a used saltwater set up?

The best advice I can give you, decide what tank you want to end with.. then buy equipment... don't buy lights that will "get you by until you can get what you want" . Just save and piece it together with what you want the first time.. gear can be expensive.. no need to buy it more than once.. light...
by DrNecropolis
Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: Our Other Pets
Topic: Questions about buying a used saltwater set up?
Replies: 10
Views: 3642

Re: Questions about buying a used saltwater set up?

In all honesty.. used is the way to go.. pending you know what to look for.. The tank you see in the wall and the sump under it and pump for closed loop.. I payed $400 for it all.. even came with a stand and canopy I had no use for... (firewood) That's to result of 15 years in the hobby and a couple...
by DrNecropolis
Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:37 pm
Forum: Our Other Pets
Topic: Questions about buying a used saltwater set up?
Replies: 10
Views: 3642

Re: Questions about buying a used saltwater set up?

Some random pictures of my last build.. I'll try and note what they are.. Protein Skimmer.. removes waste from the tank.. http://img.tapatalk.com/20832a86-eb01-c259.jpg My buddy john being a goon.. was cleaning glass for me.. http://img.tapatalk.com/20832a86-eb2f-ffe5.jpg The inlets and outlets for ...
by DrNecropolis
Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:23 pm
Forum: Our Other Pets
Topic: Questions about buying a used saltwater set up?
Replies: 10
Views: 3642

Re: Questions about buying a used saltwater set up?

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/for/3206156864.html I'm curious if any of you have ever bought a used saltwater set up. I see so many of these on Craigslist- and the one in the link above seems very reasonably priced. I know NOTHING about fish tanks, but I've always wanted a little coral reef since...
by DrNecropolis
Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: Our Other Pets
Topic: Questions about buying a used saltwater set up?
Replies: 10
Views: 3642

Re: Questions about buying a used saltwater set up?

Mind if I look it over and give you my thoughts?
by DrNecropolis
Mon Aug 13, 2012 6:31 pm
Forum: Archivables
Topic: Where is everyone from? =)
Replies: 110
Views: 5879

Re: Where is everyone from? =)

I live outside of Atlanta, west Georgia..

I grew up in Alaska!
by DrNecropolis
Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Woohooo! Two females with eggs! Update P.6! BABIES! (PPs)
Replies: 447
Views: 86332

Re: Woohooo!! Two females with eggs!! Update P.6! BABIES!!

I know I'm new and didn't get the chance to follow this from the start, but one thing stuck out a lot.. How high did the ammonia get? .25ppm is lethal to most creatures.. when its .25 in a smaller container its even worse.. The only solution to pollution is dilution as we say in the SW world.. Of co...