Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Discussion in 'Reef Aquarium Articles and How To's' started by inwall75, Nov 9, 2008.

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  1. WhiskyTango

    WhiskyTango Eyelash Blennie

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    Noob question here regarding MH bulbs. DE is double ended & SE is single ended??
     
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  3. ReefSparky

    ReefSparky Super Moderator Staff Member

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    That's right. The base into which the SE bulb screws is also called a mogul base.
     
  4. PetMother

    PetMother Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    This saves me some headaches! Thanks!!
     
  5. Houston

    Houston Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Zoa

    What does zoa mean? Dont forget paly. I mean someone new to the hobby might not know. Not me of course but a friend of mine. ;)
     
  6. Seano Hermano

    Seano Hermano Giant Squid

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    Zoanthid & palythoa. Both are kinds of soft corals.
     
  7. TMWTim

    TMWTim Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Ato ?
     
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  9. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    ATO = Automatic Top Off
     
  10. linetrash

    linetrash Fire Shrimp

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  11. inwall75

    inwall75 Giant Squid

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    GH=General Hardness This is a freshwater measurement of the hardness of your water. It is somewhat similar to KH (Carbonate Hardness) in marine tanks.
     
  12. inwall75

    inwall75 Giant Squid

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    Added AIO...All In One (Basically a kit aquarium that also includes lighting and filtration)