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Acronym = Definition for noobs

Post  Angelman on 2011-03-24, 20:06

Acronym = Definition

AC = Activated Carbon
AGA = All-Glass Aquarium
ALK = Alkalinity
ATC = Automatic Temperature Control
ATS = Algae Turf Scrubber
BAR = Bay Area Reefers
BB = Bare Bottom
BOD = Biological Oxygen Demand
BRB = Be Right Back
BTA = Bubble Tip Anemone
BTW = By The Way
Ca = Periodic Table Symbol for Calcium
Ca(OH)2 = Periodic Table Symbol for Calcium Hydroxide
CC = Crushed Coral
CC = Counter Current
CO2 = Periodic Table Symbol for Carbon Dioxide
CSL = Custom Sea Life
Cu = Periodic Table Symbol for Copper
CUC = Clean Up Crew
CVR = Central Valley Reefers
Cyano = Cyanobacteria
DI = Deionization
DIY = Do It Yourself
dKH = Degrees of Carbonate Hardness
DO = Dissolved Oxygen
DSB = Deep Sand Bed
ESV = E.S.V.
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions
FO = Fish Only
FOWLR = Fish Only With Live Rock
FTS = Full Tank Shot
FW = Freshwater
GAC = Granular Activated Carbon
GFCI = Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter
gj = Good Job
GPD = Gallons Per Day
GPH = Gallons Per Hour
GPM = Gallons Per Minute
GSP = Green Star Polyps
HO = High Output
HOB = Hang On Back (of tank)
HOT = Hang On Tank
HQI = Mercury (Hg) Quartz Iodide
HTH = Hope This Helps
IME = In My Experience
IMHO = In My Humble Opinion
IMO = In My Opinion
IO = Instant Ocean
IR = Infrared
IW = In Wall
j/j = Just Joking
j/k = Just Kidding
Kalk = Kalkwasser
KW = Kalkwasser
LFS = Local Fish Store
LMK = Let Me Know
LOL = Laughing Out Loud
LPH = Liters Per Hour
LPS = Large Polyped Scleractinia
LR = Live Rock
LS = Live Sand
LSB = Live Sand Bed
MARS = Marine Aquarist Round Table of Sac.
MD = Marine Depot
MEQ/L = Milli-Equivalents Per Liter
Mg = Magnesium
MG/L = Milligrams Per Liter
MH = Metal Halide
MO = Mail Order
NH3 = Periodic Table Symbol for Ammonia
NNR = Natural Nitrate Reduction
NO = Normal Output
NO2 = Nitrite
NO3 = Nitrate
NSW = Natural Sea Water
NVR = Northern Valley Reefers
O2 = Oxygen
ORA = Oceans Reefs and Aquariums
ORP = Oxidation Reduction Potential
PA = Premium Aquatics
PC = Power Compact
PE = Polyp Extension
PH = Powerhead
pH = Potenz (power) Hydrogen or Potential Hydrogen
PO4 = Phosphate
pods = copepods
PPM = Parts Per Million
PPT = Parts Per Thousand
PS = Protein Skimmer
PVC = Poly Vinyl Chloride
RC = Reef Central
RC = Reef Crystals
RK = Reef Keeping
RO = Reverse osmosis
RO/DI = Reverse Osmosis/ Deionization
ROFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFLMAO Rolling On The Floor Laughing My A$$ Off
RR = Reef Ready
RS = Red Sea
RTN = Rapid Tissue Necrosis
SEABay = Saltwater Enthusiast Association of the Bay Area
SG = Specific Gravity
SPS = Small Polyped Scleractinia
SSB = Shallow Sand Bed
STN = Slow Tissue Necrosis
SW = Saltwater
TBS = Tampa Bay Saltwater
TDS = Total Dissolved Solids
TFC = Thin Film Composite
thx = Thanks
TTYL = Talk To You Later
UGF = Under Gravel Filter
UV = Ultra Violet
VHO = Very High Output
W = Watts
WD = Wet-dry
WPG = Watts Per Gallon
WQ = Water Quality
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Re: Acronym = Definition for noobs

Post  protocl on 2011-03-24, 23:06

I say - STICK!
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