• Currently Active UsersCurrently Active Users

    2 members and 253 guests

    Most users ever online was 888, 05-03-2015 at 03:45 PM.

  • Categories Widget (top-down)

  • Southern Colorado Marine Aquarist Society

    by Published on 04-05-2014 12:21 AM
    Article Preview

    I found this while looking into John's question yesterday. Credit given at the end of the article.

    Marine Ich (Cryptocaryon irritans)

    One of the marine aquarist’s devils. So many articles have been written about it. Many are long or are in multiple parts. A lot is known about this marine fish disease because of the many $$$ put into research by the fish farming and aquaculture industries. First discovered (or the better word is 'noticed') in the 1800's and later more understood in the 1900's, we’ve learned about all there is to know about this parasite by the 2000's.

    I don’t want to write a long post on Marine Ich (MI) but the reader, in as brief of space as possible, should know some truths. The aquarist 'sees something' and then 'guesses' as to what it means and thus starts another round of rumors. It's almost ...

  • Recent Forum Posts



    Did anyone decide to take the March meeting ? & are we still doing the others.

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    jalen.fisher.31 Today, 09:55 AM Go to last post
    Oberst Hajj

    KIRBLIT'S 300 Reef

    Thanks for the numbers. It is funny comparing your 800w of heaters to my 75w. I have two, but one only kicks in if the temp drops below the the turn

    Oberst Hajj 03-21-2019, 09:49 PM Go to last post
    Oberst Hajj

    mikejrice's 30 Gallon Innovative Marine Nuvo Reef

    Sad news, sorry to hear it.

    Oberst Hajj 03-21-2019, 09:32 PM Go to last post

    KIRBLIT'S 300 Reef

    Total system volume is about 500-530, looks like 800w of heat running constantly keeps up. Of course this will go down a bit with all the halides running

    Kirblit 03-20-2019, 05:40 PM Go to last post
    Oberst Hajj

    KIRBLIT'S 300 Reef

    Dang! I would think that your heaters would not have to run quite as much as they would on a smaller tank once it gets up to temp. 300g is a lot of

    Oberst Hajj 03-20-2019, 08:42 AM Go to last post

    KIRBLIT'S 300 Reef

    Double my entire bill.

    Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk

    Kirblit 03-20-2019, 08:17 AM Go to last post
    Oberst Hajj

    KIRBLIT'S 300 Reef

    You think your entire power bill will double, or the power consumed by the new tank is going to be double the old tank's consumption?

    Oberst Hajj 03-20-2019, 04:05 AM Go to last post