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by tbmoore
Tue Oct 30, 2007 8:12 am
Forum: Coral and Frag Trading
Topic: Hello All
Replies: 8
Views: 1834

Glad to hear from a few old timers....Hate that the old crowd got broken up by moves and storms....planning to retire in January and might try to start something in Indiana where I escaped to after the storm.....till then I will be mostly in Nigeria hiding from the MEND group....been looking on how ...
by tbmoore
Mon Jan 01, 2007 10:46 pm
Forum: General Reefkeeping
Topic: Filter Bag
Replies: 7
Views: 1162

I used a filter bag in all my tanks before the storm took me out....and will use one again when I retire in a year or so and set up another tank. What I did do is not filter everything thru the bag. I had two returns to the sump and only used the bag on one of them. This helps polish the water but a...
by tbmoore
Sat Dec 09, 2006 5:39 pm
Forum: General Reefkeeping
Topic: Red Algea
Replies: 22
Views: 2301

Red Slime algae is really bacteria (cyanobacteria). This is not caused by phosphates. The natural way of ridding the tank of this is to first skim off as much as you can. Then do a 50% water change. Several smaller water changes will not work. You will never get the bacteria down low enough to catch...
by tbmoore
Thu Oct 26, 2006 1:56 pm
Forum: Coral and Frag Trading
Topic: Looking for SPS frags
Replies: 8
Views: 2049

Yes...most of my stuff came from xster, reefermadnessus, or other members, or progressive. I did like those tri-colors.... :lol:
by tbmoore
Thu Oct 26, 2006 12:27 am
Forum: Alabama Reefkeepers Discussion
Topic: Do we have a 'real' group here?
Replies: 68
Views: 13037

Sue Do not worry about it...I will be working overseas at least two more years unless I retire first then at least another year getting a tank set up...doing the pipeing ect.....not sure how big I am going....will have to be in my basement....afraid the floors will not handle it...or my ceiling belo...
by tbmoore
Wed Oct 25, 2006 3:29 pm
Forum: Alabama Reefkeepers Discussion
Topic: Do we have a 'real' group here?
Replies: 68
Views: 13037

Thought I would show a couple of old pictures...Terry...see anyone we know...
by tbmoore
Wed Oct 25, 2006 3:19 pm
Forum: Coral and Frag Trading
Topic: Looking for SPS frags
Replies: 8
Views: 2049

Some more posting from oldtimers.....all we need now is Xster to chime back in......Terry
by tbmoore
Wed Oct 25, 2006 3:07 pm
Forum: General Reefkeeping
Topic: Moving
Replies: 6
Views: 1130

No...Pack it up and take it with you...depending on how long it takes to get back in the tank it will cycle but treat it like live rock...keep it wet with water from the tank.....no different than just going to a bigger tank....
by tbmoore
Wed Oct 25, 2006 2:43 pm
Forum: Alabama Reefkeepers Discussion
Topic: Do we have a 'real' group here?
Replies: 68
Views: 13037

One more thing did any of the purple monster as shown in my avaitar ever make it or did the storm take the last remaining piece....
by tbmoore
Wed Oct 25, 2006 2:14 pm
Forum: Alabama Reefkeepers Discussion
Topic: Do we have a 'real' group here?
Replies: 68
Views: 13037

Great to chat with old friends....as for cold I am now in Sakalin Russia working....ususally gets about -40c....and windy....snow has already started for the year -2c for the high so far this trip....anyway back to the topic....We must not forget Liz.....It was her that hosted the first meeting wher...
by tbmoore
Wed Oct 25, 2006 12:26 am
Forum: Alabama Reefkeepers Discussion
Topic: Do we have a 'real' group here?
Replies: 68
Views: 13037

Hey old timers....I can't believe this whole post...things must have changed shince I got flooded out and moved to Indiana. ...I personaly loved the meetings\parties we had...I learned a lot and picked up or gave a lot of nice frags and information. I also met some of the best people I have ever kno...
by tbmoore
Mon Sep 18, 2006 10:02 pm
Forum: Alabama Reefkeepers Discussion
Topic: One of many major problems in our hobby
Replies: 19
Views: 3321

hey guys and gals....I am on my way back from Russia via tokyo and hope alll is well on the coast...keeping my eyes on the storms so to speak...hope you are still having meetings but have not seen many posts of any...take care...terry
by tbmoore
Sun Sep 10, 2006 2:49 pm
Forum: Alabama Reefkeepers Discussion
Topic: One of many major problems in our hobby
Replies: 19
Views: 3321

This was said in jest...at one point roundup was suggested...Bleach will kill the whole tank....sorry if you did not pick up on the satire.... :shock:
by tbmoore
Sun Jul 09, 2006 3:11 am
Forum: Alabama Reefkeepers Discussion
Topic: Last Pictures before the Storm
Replies: 3
Views: 1011

Yep...those pictures are really a yr before the storm...just the only ones that were above the water line....so to speak...Do see a few familar faces though.....
by tbmoore
Sat Jul 08, 2006 7:39 am
Forum: Alabama Reefkeepers Discussion
Topic: Last Pictures before the Storm
Replies: 3
Views: 1011

Last Pictures before the Storm

Just wanted to thank everyone on the coast for the help and fellowship they gave me in building my reef. Special thanks to Brandon for taking these pictures..they are the only ones I have left taken just before the storm...Maybe when I retire in a yr or so I will build bigger and better...till then ...