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  • Trivia Contest Question of the day

    And the winner is Toolz2

    Give a big congrats to our winner folks!




    • Contest starts Monday, Dec 2, 2013 and ends, Dec 10, 2013.
    • The first question will be posted by 9:00am PST. You will have until 9:00 pm PST the same day to submit your answer.
    • All answers will be sent to me via a PM. (NC2WA)
    • All answers MUST come from RF website with a URL where you found the answer.
    • If answer is not submitted via PM or if the answer does not contain RF link, then answer is invalid and no points will be awarded.
    • For every correct answer, you acclimate points.
    • Prizes will be awarded to the top 5 most points. For example, the person with the most points, gets to pick first, then second, etc.



    Day 1: Q: What is the difference between bleaching and tissue loss in corals? (2pts)

    Answer: BLEACHING AND TISSUE LOSS IN CORALS - WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?by ERIC BORNEMAN
    http://www.reeffrontiers.com/threads...sease-Research


    Day 2: Why do cities use phosphate in their water? (1pt)

    Answer: to clean and disolve calcium scaling on pipes
    http://www.reeffrontiers.com/threads...osphates/page2

    Day 3: What type of device prevents continued arcing that can lead to overheating, and to a fire? (2 pts)

    Answer: AFCI Device
    http://www.reeffrontiers.com/threads...ign-amp-Safety!

    Day 4:A bulb which produces almost nothing but 420 nm light is called what?

    Answer: Actinic 03 or Super Actinic
    http://www.reeffrontiers.com/threads...r-flourescents


    Day 5: What is flushing?

    Answer: A term used to describe a procedure utilized in the aquaculture of food fish when a parasitic disease strikes an open water system. It is simply the effort to turnover the tank's water fast enough to interrupt the lifecycle of the parasites.

    http://www.reeffrontiers.com/threads...-pest-Research
    then link to this article: Marine Velvet by Steven Pro (http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2004-0...ture/index.htm)

    Day 6: What is this a picture of? (2pts)


    Answer: Peanut worm

    http://www.reeffrontiers.com/threads...esearch-center

    Peanut Worms by Ron Shimek (http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2004-04/rs/index.htm)

    Day 7: What is the "magic" food used to coax new fish into feeding? (2pts, 1 pt for the answer and another point for the correct link)

    Answer: Sorta a trick question !

    There is no magic food, but getting a new fish to eat is a combination of the right food, right circumstances, and right presentation.

    http://www.reeffrontiers.com/threads...on-t-Eat!-Tips

    Day 8 (and Final question): What are the purposes/benefits of quarantining new additions to your aquarium?

    (Hint: There are several answers for this, BUT only one correct link). (possible 9pts available, that in itself is a hint).








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    Comments 6 Comments
    1. Scooterman's Avatar
      Scooterman -
      Congrats Toolz2 to winning our December contest Good Job and hope you enjoy the prize! Just in time for Christmas!
    1. mfinn's Avatar
      mfinn -
      Congrats as well
    1. toolz2's Avatar
      toolz2 -
      Thanks was fun
    1. IPisces's Avatar
      IPisces -
      Hey Congrats. Glad it was fun.
    1. pandora32's Avatar
      pandora32 -
      Congratulations! So what was the prize? Think i missed it...hahaha
    1. toolz2's Avatar
      toolz2 -
      I choose a book
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