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MACNA, who's going??

Started Sep 5, 2011 0 Replies

MACNA is this weekend!! Who all is going?  I'm going to be there all three days!

Doh! Canopy doesn't fit!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Skipper Sep 5, 2011. 9 Replies

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Thought I would share this

Started this discussion. Last reply by Skipper Aug 22, 2011. 3 Replies

A buddy of mine is starting a new store (I won't mention the name since he isn't a sponsor or anything), but I used this cool app on my iphone to take a 360 deg photo of the store.  He is still in…Continue

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Aqua Interests
Saltwater, Freshwater, Corals, Reef, Large Tanks, Nano Tanks, Pico Tanks, Predator Tanks, Peaceful Tanks, Aquascaping, Reef Restoration, Species Specific Tanks, Fishing, Boating, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Others
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Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish Flashing

Posted on July 27, 2012 at 8:08am 0 Comments

I've seen some cool videos of saltwater flasher wrasses flashing before but I've never seen anything like it in the freshwater world until now :woohoo:  . Shortly after "lights on" I saw two of my six blue rainbow fish flashing! It was really amazing to see how fast they could change their color. Not only did their main blue…
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On-line Store Ethics and WYSIWYG "Enhanced" Photos

Posted on February 9, 2012 at 12:29pm 2 Comments

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After a recent blog post on another site, and a comment by a good friend of mine, I started thinking about the ethics, or lack there of, involved in selling corals on-line as "wysiwyg" but at the same time using editing software or blue lights to enhance the look of the coral.  Take for example the coral above, it is very obvious that this photo was either taken under very blue light (safe to assume LED lights) or edited using a program like Photoshop.  This coral is…

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Switch to Ecoxotic LEDs

Posted on January 13, 2012 at 9:32pm 2 Comments

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Although I love new technology and how it changes our lives, sometimes I hesitate to just jump right in with the newest tech.  In our hobby one of the biggest changes has been the move to LED lighting.  When I first started this addiction of a hobby the only options we had were metal halides (Mh) and VHO lights.  After several years of running Mh lights I made the switch to T-5 lighting.  T-5 lighting worked great on the tank I had, a 120g mixed reef, and I was able to keep…

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LFS Oddities

Posted on November 21, 2011 at 2:55pm 0 Comments

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One of the cool things I like about this hobby is visiting the LFS (local fish stores) and just browsing the store and seeing some of the odditites that they get in.  Since I had some time off I got a chance to visit…

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