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How close is the nearest Saltwater Fish Store to you?
Keep in mind we're talking saltwater store! For extra credit let us know what the name of the store it is!
Yesterday's poll looked at the integration of upgrading to the new Apex brain and the use of existing modules. There were a few members that indicated they do not use the Apex and offered other options. So let's take a look today to see which, if any, controllers your folks are using.
I've put the mainstream "brands" on the poll but as usual there is an "other" option - feel free to discuss what you're using.
I recently had an older Apex brain die on me. I ended up picking up a used brain and simply reprogramming everything since I had all the modules set up. But this got me thinking...
Who has made the switch from the old Apex to the new Apex and continued to use their older style modules? Have you noticed any issues with doing this? Although it's too late for me, I'm wondering if I should have just purchased the new brain instead.
Please share your experiences if you've made the switch.
MAY 12 , 2018
6PM - 12AM EST
Add a special coral at a great price.
400 + corals from $5 & up
Snatch a genuine Jason Fox frag at a steal.
With a coral posted almost every minute, how many deals wlll you snag?
See new corals. Try your luck at our give-aways. Pop-in, say hello, & join us for an evening of reefing fun.
See you Saturday
Corals will be first posted here on Reef2Reef.com
Click each post image or visit our website to purchase
Rules and Regulations:
1. You must create an account on our website to place a order.
2. We will post a frag every 2 mins or less on this thread HERE(REEF2REEF.COM) with a link to our website. Frag is sold to the first person to complete check-out.
3. First come, first serve basis. All purchases must be made through our website.
4. Shipping is $50, unlimited items, Fedex Priority Overnight.
$25 shipping to New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, or District of Columbia.
We only ship to the Continental US.
NO PUERTO RICO, HAWAII, or ALASKA SHIPPING.
5. No free shipping.
YOU PAY SHIPPING IN CHECKOUT FOR YOUR FIRST PURCHASE.
For every additional purchase, there is no additional shipping cost.
The site will automatically generate a free shipping code for additional purchases. Do not remove your free shipping code.
6. No holding, no exceptions.
CHOOSE CORAL DELIVERY DATES of:
TUES 5/15, WED 5/16 OT THURS 5/17.
7. All Purchases are final. No returns and no exchanges.
8. No PMs or Emails will be answered during the live sale.
9. Due to the amount of people purchasing frags, two people can place orders for the same frag at once. We will honor the order that comes through our website first. The other person will get the same frag if available or a refund.
10. WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS. NO PAYPAL DURING THE SALE. You can't use any gift certificates or discount codes during the live sale!
WWC TIMESPLITTER 2018 LIVE SALE!
2 days of discounted corals, $5 frags, raffle prizes, and fun! 2,100+ items, our most ever!
Sale starts Saturday, May 19th at 10 A.M. est and goes on for 16 hours straight until 2 A.M. est on the 19th. Then the sale will resume again on the 20th for 16 more hours from 10 A.M. to 2 A.M. est.
We will post "what you see is what you get" (WYSIWYG) corals in this thread with a title, picture, the sale price and a link to purchase it from our site. You can only go through the link posted here to buy the coral. You must complete checkout first to win the coral. The same item can be in multiple carts simultaneously, first one to finish checkout wins it and takes it out of stock.
All orders are final, no refunds on livestock. No exchanges, credits, promotional gift cards, coupons, or extra discounts can be used towards any items in the sale. Our 10-Day Guarantee applies to all corals we ship.
Communication will be through thread posts and Private Messages only. Over 2100+ corals total will be posted at random times throughout the whole 32 hours. Expect a batch of 4 - 7 new corals posted every few minutes. You snooze, you lose! It can sometimes be difficult to win items at peak times. Just have patience it is a long sale and items are easier to win as time goes on, please stay positive.
NO FREE SHIPPING unless combined with a non Live Sale/Aftersale and/or eBay order that already has shipping paid for. You must purchase a shipping unit for your Live Sale / After Sale purchases.
*Please include your full name from your order in any PM or post communications regarding orders. We cannot identify you from your R2R screen name.
1) $300 Value WWC Frag Pack (our pick, your input)
2) WWC Illuminati Frag ($200 Value)
3) WWC Rainbow Yuma ($150 Value)
There are 2 ways to enter the drawings. Make a purchase during the sale, or make one post in this thread every hour during the sale hours (10 A.M. - 2 A.M. both days 19th - 20th). If you do both you get 2 entries. You can only win one prize. Drawing results will be posted within 1 week of sale. Those who make a post every hour PLEASE DO NOT say "check in", just make at least one meaningful post every hour during sale hours. You must PM us after the sale if you believe you qualified so we can verify your posts and include you in the giveaway.
We will post corals priced at $5 each throughout the sale! You can buy a maximum of 2, and you must buy at least 1 non-$5 coral for each $5 coral you purchase.
Shipping during the sale and after will be $29.99 ($19.99 for FL residents).
Purchase your shipping unit as soon as possible to secure your delivery date as shipment numbers are limited by day.
You only need to pay for one shipping unit. Just choose "Live Sale Shipping/Local Pickup" at checkout so you are not charged for again for shipping.
No piggy back shipping with other people. We will not hold any orders except for weather/FedEx related issues.
In-store pickups will be allowed by appointment only (call or email) before 5/25, on or after Friday you may come in without appointment. Just choose "Live Sale Shipping/Local Pickup" at checkout.
Out of state shipments will be delivered Wednesday 5/23, Thursday 5/24, and Friday 5/25. (Florida shipments will be delivered on Thursday 5/24, Friday 5/25 and Wednesday 5/30). Choose which day you would like to receive your order. We will refund your shipping unit if you do not purchase anything during the sale.
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It's a question that comes pops up somewhat frequently - "How high should my stand be for my display tank"? I personally built mine to be 40" since I wanted the tank elevated a bit since it's used as a room divider. I've found it about perfect for viewing while standing and even sitting while eating dinner. Yes, I need a step stool to work on it but it works out perfectly in my situation.
So how how is your stand and what would you change anything on your next display?
This poll is directed to the users of T-5's. Curious how often you change your bulbs. Do you have a set schedule and simply change them, or do you watch the light levels and only change them when you notice deterioration in light?
Please describe your methods/reasoning below.
The other day I was thinking about my favorite part of the hobby. (for me this applies to pretty much all my hobbies)
I honestly think my favorite part is the new build. For me, that's a reef tank, making beer, cars, etc. I figured I would post a poll to see what others thought. I know it can be tough to choose so you can select two answers.
We are ramping up our video presence on Youtube and Facebook and we're looking to feature your tank and hobby videos on our channel and page here.
If you are willing to allow us to feature your tank, or any hobby related videos then please submit it to us one of the following ways.
- Post a link to it here in this thread as well as a link to your build thread or video thread from R2R.
- Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll send you a link to upload it to.
- Private message me a link to it.
Please also keep in mind that videos need to be as high quality as possible. We're living in a HD and 4K world so just submit the best video possible.
If we use your video then your tank/thread will receive recognition and you will receive a spiffy new "R2R TV Featured" badge under your name! Please note that submitted videos must belong to you!
Here is an example of what we will be doing!
- Post a link to it here in this thread as well as a link to your build thread or video thread from R2R.
So I had the idea to use a spare power head held in my hand to "blow" out any detritus from in and around the rocks in my fowlr tank. Worked like a charm. I was surprised how much crud got suspended in the water column only to get sucked up by the filter. Anyways, it's sorta like a leaf blower in the tank.
Would you use dry coral or fish food that has expired? How far past the date would you use it? What is the danger of using old food? #askingforafriend
-Create an account on our website *This will allow you to check out quicker.
-Please communicate with us through Private Messages and thread posts only. During the live sale we may not be able to respond immediately *Please make sure to include your full name when communicating.
-Our live sale will be from 5/5/18 Noon to Midnight est.
- Will will be posting 800+ corals that are all "what you see is what you get" WYSIWYG.
- All corals that are posted will have a link to purchase from our site. The price and name will also be posted above the coral (Please note, sometimes the R2R posted price and the price on the site may be vary slightly accidentally. The price on the site will be the one honored)
- The same coral can be in other customer's carts at the same time. The customer that checks out first will ultimately win the coral.
- All orders are final. No coupons or extra discounts will be applied to live sale corals.
- Freebies/ $1,5,10 corals are a 1:1 ratio, you must purchase 1 regular sale priced item for every super discounted coral.
-Shipping will be a flat $34.99 during the live sale and $24.99 for FL residents.
-There is NO need to purchase shipping modules prior to our live sale.
-When you check out for your first order select "Live Sale Shipping" followed by the date you want to receive your corals. Any additional orders select "Combine with existing order"
-During checkout you will have the ability to select to receive the corals on the following days:
5/9 - 5/10 - 5/11
-LOCAL PICKUP IS ONLY AVAILABLE DURING WEEKDAYS
- [CLICK HERE] to read our guarantee policy
- Make sure to create an account on our site before the live sale. This will save you time during your checkout process.
- Save your Paypal information it will make checking out much faster! (MUCH faster, don't miss out on your corals!)
- 2 $100 Gift Cards
- $300 Reefers Direct Frag Pack
- EcoTech Marine VorTech MP40 QD
- Tons of Free Corals throughout the live sale
How to win our Prizes?
*There are going to be 3 ways to enter the drawings. You do not have to have do all 3 to qualify however it will increase your chances to win( 3 entries max per household, one per method)
- Purchase an item on our live sale(this excludes $1/$5 corals)
- Share this image on Instagram or Facebook prior to the live sale.
Click the following links (FACEBOOK) and (INSTAGRAM) for the image.
-Make a post every hour right here in our thread during the live sale.
If you share our image and/or make a post ever hour during the live sale you must PM us after the sale so we can verify and enter you into the giveaway. Screen shots with time stamps/ post numbers are the easiest way to do this.
Member @Why-Me had a good suggestion for a poll. We're curious to see what people's thoughts are on Coralline algae. Do you just let it do its thing or do you try to control it in some manner. There was a poll on Sea Urchins earlier this week and it was discussed there. I for one just let it go because I've always been under the impression Coralline growth is a sign of a healthy tank.
So what's your take on CA?
Fellow reefer, im trying to get a feel for how many of you do ICP testing and which one you prefer.
If this is about knowing the 32 elements in your reef water, then why is there a cost difference? Excuse my ignorance or grammar. Just looking for input.
I have a poll, which one to pick and how many of you do it vs. dont. You can pick multiple answers!!!
Here is what i have questions about
Triton labs 50$
Thank you for your input #reefsquad
I remember when the zoa craze of 2004 hit and the world was changed forever! Well the aquarium world that is! Since that time many many different morphs have entered the trade and with it the prices increased! Old popular morphs lost value and excitement and new morphs broke record pricing.
That being said has the zoa machine slowed? Is it still as popular as it once was or am I the one who lost my zeal for those little beautiful animal buttons?
A few old school I don't see anymore...
Cat Eye (looks kinda plain but that yellow/green mouth popped)
Armageddon (not the fake ones)
Last year I did a Work Education course. Part of this course involved doing a bit of work experience. One of the places where I did work experience was a pet store that sells fish and reptiles. During the week that I spent there, one of the jobs I was given was putting a bucket load of Sea urchins in a tank. I didn't even know that people were allowed to keep Sea urchins. How popular are they with aquarium owners?
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