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34
About Douwant2play
Biography:
Started using Saltwater in 2005 and have been hooked on it ever since.
Location:
New Braunfels Texas
Interests:
Reefing, Football Cards, RC
Occupation:
Video Coordinator - Football

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*5.5 Gallon*PAR 38 L.E.D*Started 2/28/2010*

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Recent Entries

Photo Progress of the tank

by Douwant2play on 05-26-2016 at 02:50 PM
About a month ago I dove head first into battling a cyano problem. Here are the updates from the start up until last friday











Updated 05-26-2016 at 03:36 PM by melev

Categories
Tank Entry , ‎ Water Chemistry , ‎ Lighting , ‎ Equipment

Quick update: More Progress

by Douwant2play on 05-01-2016 at 03:00 PM
After a few more water changes, adding some live sand and manually removing more algae I have come to this look.



I'm now heading out to add to my clean up crew and hopefully get rid of the rest of the hair algae in the tank.
Categories
Tank Entry , ‎ Water Chemistry

Pictures as promised - The battle of the 20G Long Reef

by Douwant2play on 04-27-2016 at 05:29 PM
WARNING: PICTURES ARE GRAPHIC!!!!! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!


Like I said in my previous post, this is rather embarrassing, but I'm trying to get it back on track.

BEFORE


AFTER 10 gallon water change and picking up/siphoning out as much as I could.



I also added a bag of Chemi Pure in my AC70. Giving it one more day, and then going to do another 10 gallon

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Tank Entry , ‎ Water Chemistry , ‎ Lighting , ‎ Equipment

Wow, It's been a while!

by Douwant2play on 04-25-2016 at 04:29 PM
The last time I posted on this site was 6 years ago. Seems so much longer, but I guess with 3 moves around Texas in that time, it would seem longer. I went from Georgetown Tx, to San Antonio Tx, to Arlington, TX, back to where I am now, New Braunfels, Tx. Lots of time spent up and down the I-35 corridor! Anyways in that time I have gone through several tanks and none have survived the moves. I ended up selling livestock and tanks, but for the last 2 years I have had a 20 gallon long going. Well

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Categories
Tank Entry , ‎ Water Chemistry

A few new products tried

by Douwant2play on 05-18-2010 at 09:23 AM
On Saturday I finally got around to trying Coral RX, Flatworm Exit, and cyclopeeze. I noticed about a week ago some red flat worms showing up in my tank. Couldn't find a lot of them but seeing them to begin with had my a little upset . So I went on line and ordered FWE, Coral RX and Cyclopeeze. The first thing I tried was the coral RX, since none of my corals are glued in permanent places yet, I took all of them out and followed the directions on the bottle of 4 capfuls per 1 gallon of

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Tank Entry , ‎ Feeding , ‎ Random Thoughts