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About pootsnicker

Basic Information

Age
45
About pootsnicker
First Name:
Mark
Gender:
Male
Tank Types:
Mixed Reef
Experience:
2009
Location:
Sierra Vista Az
Where did you find out about TalkingReef:
google.com
Interests:
everything outdoors, photography,
Occupation:
contractor for CBP
Equipment & Livestock:
55 gal long
20 gal sump
vho lighting
skimmer
phos reactor
15 watt uv
200 watt heater

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Last Activity
02-14-2011 10:31 AM
Join Date
08-11-2009
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Recent Entries

July 21 2010

by pootsnicker on 07-21-2010 at 04:30 PM
Temp: 79-80
Ph: 8.1
ALK: 3.5
Ammonia: 0
Nitrite: 0
Nitrate:0
Phosphate:0.05
Calcium:450
Mag:1400

Have been removing as much hair algae as I can every other day, seems to be slowing down. Getting ready to order the rest of the clean up crew this weekend, and will hopefully get my QT tank finished so I can use it.
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July 16th

by pootsnicker on 07-17-2010 at 03:24 PM
Temp: 79-80
PH: 8.1
Ammonia: 0
Nitrite: 0
Nitrate: 0 ( finally wooo hoooo)
Phosphate: 0.05

The Brown Diatom seems to be going away, but the Green Hair Algae is still going crazy... Turned my lights to only on for 8 hrs a day in the display tank, scrapped some of it off the rocks and glass need to do more. waiting to see if I can get this under control before ordering the rest of my clean up crew but will prob go ahead with the order next weekend.

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July 12th

by pootsnicker on 07-12-2010 at 01:46 PM
Temp: 79-80
Ph: 8.1
Nitrites:0
Nitrates:0
Ammonia:0
Phosphates:0.05

got 5 blue leg Hermits, 5 small snails (Nert I believe), and one large snail they called a Horse Conch. all seem to be doing good if all is good in a couple of weeks will be getting the rest which will be 20 more hermits, 20 turbo snails, and a shrimp of some kind haven't decided yet.
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I am thinking its time to get a Clean up crew.....

by pootsnicker on 07-09-2010 at 11:44 AM
Well here it is the 9th and my tank is still stable with:

Temp: 79-80
PH: 8.2
Alk: 5
Ammonia:0
Nitrites: 0
Nitrate: 2
Phosphates:0
Calcium: 500

Nitrites seem to be dropping, Calcium and alk should drop to good levels, the diatom bloom is booming hopefully it will run its coarse and clear up soon. Getting ready to order some snails and hermits. put in some cheto in the refugium yesterday, it's a clump about the size of

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July 6th the Cycle

by pootsnicker on 07-06-2010 at 04:36 PM
Ammonia: 0
Nitrite: 0
Nitrate: 5
PH: 8.2
Salinity: 35ppm
calcium: 450ppm
Alk: 5
Temp: 79-80


Still no big Change in levels. have ordered a Mag and Phosphate test should be here in a couple of days. seeing a lot of algae growth. gonna need a clean up crew here pretty soon or this algae is gonna go nuts.
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