Author Archives: JimS

Zoeae in the 10-gallon Tank

I guess the surest sign that the 10-gallon is recovering is berried females and zoeae. I’ve seen both in the last two days. In this video, you can see two zoeae drifting up and down in the tank. I’m assuming … Continue reading

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Aqualifter Pump + Filter: Routine Maintenance

Airline Tubes Check the drip rate at least once a day. Any slow-down may mean a problem with one or more tubes: Look for crimps in the airline. Replace if you find any. Look for signs of algae build-up within … Continue reading

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Aqualifter Pump+Filter Change for Small Tanks

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10-gallon with Aqualifter+Filter – Updated 3/27/17

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Aqualifted 1.5 and 1.0 Gallon Tanks

[Update 4/27/17: This setup with the pump-filter unit sitting on a plastic mesh with water dripping back into the tank through the mesh didn’t work out. Salt creep on the mesh was a major problem. See the configuration I’m using … Continue reading

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Oblong 1.5g Tank with Aqua Lifter Pump

[Update 4/27/17: This setup with the pump-filter unit sitting on a plastic mesh with water dripping back into the tank through the mesh didn’t work out. Salt creep on the mesh was a major problem. See the configuration I’m using … Continue reading

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Aqua Lifter Pumps for Opae’ula Tank – UPDATE 3/12/17

[Update 3/12/17 – The setup here didn’t work out. The pumps are positioned too low, reducing the flow. I moved the pump-prefilter unit so that it now sits on top of the tank. I’ll be posting photos or a video … Continue reading

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