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About halfmoon61

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  1. halfmoon61

    Kirk’s 350-ish build

    That sucks big time, sorry to hear.
  2. halfmoon61

    BRS 2 Part

    I saw that too, the 1 gallon package may be convenient not having to measure but looks more expensive. I miss the 1 gallon buckets they used to sell it in, perfect when a 5 gallon is just too big.
  3. halfmoon61

    Kirk’s 350-ish build

    If you have a hand sketch or some directions of what you have in mind I can get something done and sent to you in pdf form. As for the rock, I'd wait on the Pukani, Blue zoo has live in stock.
  4. halfmoon61

    Kirk’s 350-ish build

    Nice, I was looking at upgrading to a 72 x 36 peninsula, then I got some quotes from Planet...ouch! I'll keep what I have. Good luck with the new tank.
  5. I really like that scape...
  6. halfmoon61

    Rapid Growth of SPS using pH as a tool

    I've only used ORP when I was running ozone, I still have the probe but never noticed any correlation between ORP and a dirty sump. So, I looked at my controller's history and ORP jumped from 375 to 475 around the time I cleaned my sump last month. Total drain, cleaned all pumps, heaters and scraped all the filter feeders off the glass, the tank had been ignored for awhile. Interesting observation, I do agree that stability is the key to success.
  7. halfmoon61

    Dream Re-build?

    Glad to see you're back, I haven't done much with my tank in two years. I did recently clean it up and basically start over, kept the fish and I'll probably just keep softies. I know one of my fish love purple gorgonian, so I'll try some different cheap corals and see if he lets any grows.
  8. halfmoon61

    Fragniappe 2018

    FB is for looking at pictures of the grandkids. BRK seems to be for selling stuff these days. Times they are a changing.
  9. I think you'll think of a tank every time you pass the spot you had picked out for it in y'all new home.
  10. halfmoon61

    Reef 238 Photos

    Interesting way of securing the power bricks. Nice and clean, plenty room to perform maintenance, excellent job.
  11. halfmoon61

    Crash, 100% loss

    That sucks, sorry to hear. Circulation pumps failed?
  12. halfmoon61

    LF Chaeto Houma

    Close please, found some, thanks!
  13. halfmoon61

    LF Chaeto Houma

    Anyone have a couple handfuls of Chaeto in the Houma area? TIA
  14. halfmoon61

    Hanging an ATI sunpower

    Can't beat a plumb bob or laser for being true, I find it easier with the tank in place and some cushion on the bottom pane for safety. Use some stainless steel, aluminum rods and that should blend with the aluminum fixture and not look bad with stainless appliances if you're going that route. Use two ladders, one on each side the tank and a 2 x 12 to stand on over the tank.
  15. halfmoon61

    Hawaii closed?!?!

    Maybe Zebrasoma flavescens will be the next captive bred marine fish, Hawaii has been fighting the aquarium industry for years.