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iball1804

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I've seen a lot of people constantly asking (referring to an acronym) "What does this mean?" "What does that mean?" I'm going to list all the reefing acronyms I can think of off the top of my head. Feel free to PM me with another acronym I have missed.

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AIO - All In One
ATO - Auto Top-off
BB - Bare Bottom (referring to tank substrate)
BTA - Bubble Tipped Anemone
CUC - Clean Up Crew
DSB - Deep Sand Bed
DOA - Dead On Arrival
FES - Full Equipment Shot.
FO - Fish Only
FOWLR - Fish Only With Live Rock
FTS - Full Tank Shot
FW - Freshwater
GHA - Green Hair Algae
GBTA - Green Bubble Tipped Anemone
HH - Hitchhiker
HOB - Hang On Back (filter, refugium, return, overflow)
LED - Light Emitting Diode
LFS - Local Fish Store
LR - Live Rock
LS - Live Sand
MH - Metal Halide
QT - Quarantine
RBTA - Red Bubble Tipped Anemone
RR - Reef Ready
SG - Specific Gravity
SW - Saltwater
TDS - Total Dissolved Solids
WC - Water Change
WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get
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Off Topic Acronyms (for general browsing):
DIAF - Die in a Fire
DIY - Do It Yourself
GTFO - Get the #### Out
IB4TL - In Before Thread Lock
IDGAF - I don't give a ####
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
IMO - In My Opinion
TL;DR - Too Long, Didn't read
QFT - Quit ####in' Talking
QFT - Quoted for Truth

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Chime in if this has helped you, or you would like revisions to be made. Thanks!

Edited by iball1804, 13 January 2012 - 03:59 PM.


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iball1804

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Yes it has, but none are recent.

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Well then.

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Well then.


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I will never.

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lol

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<_<

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Thanks.

I still will ask what your silly acronyms are :P

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IBTL - in before the lock. :happy:

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IBTL - in before the lock. :happy:

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Rofl.

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I always thought IMHO meant In My Honest Opinion... hmm.

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Nope! At least that's what I've read and heard :unsure:

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LOL!

That's understood little boy.

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That's understood little boy.

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He's fifteen

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