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About mrmaytagg

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  1. Personal not scientific reply: Carbon has done 3 things for me from my observation. Kept the look of the water clearer, controlled contaminates, and also the smell of the tank in check. I run it passively in my mixed reef. It's in a media bag in a high flow area of my sump. I have a reactor but just don't like rractors because if the extra flow needed. There is argument about how long it lasts and how often it should be changed. I change it once a month with a water change. Some say it's only good for a day before it's exhausted while others say it's lasts much longer. I asked mine how long it lasted but it did not answer. It's accepted that carbon removes things we can't see it test for. I do know my tank looks better to me with it. Could be reefers goggles though. You know that phenomenom of "I'm trying product "x" so in my mind I see that it's doing what it's supposed to do." That being said, if I see stuff in my tank looking sub par as a whole, I'll change carbon. I've noticed things getting beack to normal. There is also argument that the kind of carbon make a difference. Ive used a ton of them and can't say that I've seen negatives from any. I've read that some of the cheaper carbons break apart and can be linked back to hlle. I have no personal experience with this. I believe purity with affect the absorbtion capacity. Could be wrong though. I think the type of carbon become personal preference. Extruded and what I call flakes. I'm sure someone knows the real name. It's just the shape of the carbon. I like the extruded pellets because they have less dust. Which means if the hlle things is true, this should be true. I'm currently using rox 0.8 but like I said I've used a lot of different over the last five years. My to requirements are is it extruded and is it as cheap as I kind find at the time I'm buying? You could argue that rox only fits one of those criteria but it was FREE. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  2. SPS

    I might be able to help you with a really good deal. PM me Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  3. Homemade Frozen Foods

    I guess I would call it minced and fine. Some pieces at too big for anthias to eat but they are for the bigger fish. I guess it varies. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  4. Homemade Frozen Foods

    I get a seafood blend from the Asian market, the one without the crab since it's usually imitation. Add pe mysis,shrimp, spectrum pellets, garlic, selcon, some cobalt flake, seaweed strips. If it's dry, I'll add a little rodi, but usually not necessary. The mysis is usually enough liquid to work. Been using it for about 4 years. Never had a nutrient problem and there is something for everyone Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  5. Fragniappe 2018

    Sure. I just stopped being a 20 something a few weeks ago. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  6. Fragniappe 2018

    I completely understand the shift to social media. It is the world that we live in. Social media is where people are gathering now. I mean fortune 500 companies are putting more resources into social media than websites. Im not knocking the staff for embracing it. Actually I applaud you all for resisting the urge to resist change. Just for me, personally I am not a social media guy. Been down that road and exited. I know as a 30 somethings, it's usually unheard of, but deep down I'm like 70. [emoji23] Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  7. Fragniappe 2018

    Why keep posting when you end up talking to yourself? There are many mists that get 1 to 2 replies. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  8. Large galaxia fs

    Nice Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  9. Fragniappe 2018

    I just dont have facebook amd wont. So if the forum dies im done i guess. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  10. Newbie

    Bristle worm. They are the good guys. Eat left over foods. Oh yeah, welcome. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  11. Palmers blue milli for sale

    Wish i was closer Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  12. GFO Rinsing

    Ive personally done it and noticed no ill effects. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  13. Yes it did, but its not mine. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  14. Why not. Its the one that made me want one. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk
  15. xr30

    I will say that with that glass center brace you will get shadowing from the 2. I know from experience because i think i have the same tank as you. I added a 3rd just to fix this issue and im happy. Not that 2 would not have worked but the shadow created by the glass brace was annoying. Sent from my SM-G955U using Tapatalk