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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Does anyone re-use calibration solution pouch to calibrate PH controller? I have a reef fanatic PH controller, how frequently should I calibrate the controller using PH calibration buffer comes in pouch?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    How often do you guys replace your refractometer calibration solution? Im guessing that there will be a bit of evaporation in the bottle, throwing off your calibration. How often before this happens on average?
  3. General classifieds
    I have the following items for sale after upgrading my light set up: 150 Watt Viper K2 clamp on light(no bulb) - 130.00 150 Watt Viper K2 clamp on light(no bulb) - 130.00 96 watt x 2 PC light retrofit kit (includes reflectors(36"), bulbs and wiring. Plug and play) - 110.00 Aqua-Mate Specific...
  4. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    Programming my AC Jr... anyone willing to come help me with this thing?
  5. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    Does anyone know where I can buy 4.0 and 10.0 ph Calibration solution for my Aqua Controller locally? I am in the cities right now, but will be passing through Rochester today. Also, does it need to be Neptune's brand? Thanks
  6. General Reef Discussion
    It says in the instructions to keep the end wet. How important is this? I guess I'm suppose to use regular tap H2O.
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I have a Gen-X CO2 regulator by pacific coast imports. It has a solenoid and a needle from MRC http://www.myreefcreations.com/caaccessories.htm at the bottom of the page. Currently the regulator is putting out an output pressure of 25. That is just a touch higher than I want. There isn't any big...
  8. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    My RK2 screwed up and I had to reset it. I thought I had some 7 and 10 PH calibration solution but I don't. I hate paying shipping on items that cost $1. If I have to order them I will buy some other stuff with it I just hate paying needless shipping.
  9. Controllers and probes
    Anybody have any experience with this? Or, can direct me to a decent pH meter that is digital? http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Advanced-Aquarium-pH-Meter-with-Large-LCD-Display_W0QQitemZ350025815971QQihZ022QQcategoryZ117435QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hell again, I have a quick question about tds meter should I get a inline meter or hand held unit? I know the inline is better but will the hand held one be good enough?
  11. General Reef Discussion
    is limewater/kalk the only way to raise pH. my pH is around 7.91 and last time i checked my dKH was 4.5 meq/l with that alk level shouldnt my pH be higher?
  12. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    Water parameters as follows: Nitrate 0 Nitrite 0 Ammonia 0 or .25 depending on test kit PH 8.2 alk 1.9 temp 76.6 Salinity 1.025 After the reef meeting on Saturday I placed all my new goodies in my 45 gallon after acclimating. Everything looked good. I had some brownish strands hanging off the...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I can use only one calibration Solution to adjust the reading stabilize and calibration trimmer Example using one ph 7.01 calibration solution to adjust trimmer ph 7 then I uses the same ph 7.01 calibration solution to adjust trimmer ph 4 /10 setpoint the reading on 7 then adjust trimmer ph...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I have been trying for a while to raise my ph. It is constantly at 7.8. I've tried adding buffer. Seems to help short term. added an air pump to help balance co2 and oxygen. Removed half of my glass lid and replace with egg crate. nothing seems to help. here are some tank specs. 46g, with...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    This is something i did not know. I have a red sea swing arm. I keep my water at 1.024 on the swing arm. Are you guys telling me my water is more like 10.29+. This is not good wouldnt that be dangerous. Are all swing arms off like described in other threads
  16. General Reef Discussion
    My salinity is 1.032. What can i do to lower it? It is a 75 gal tank with live rock and live sand only.
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I'm having issues with my pH--no matter what I do it won't raise. At one point it was around 7.8-7.9 in the morning and slowly rose over the couse of the day to about 8.2 max. Now, it's about 7.6 in the a.m., and rarely goes above 8.0 at night. We're using the buffer and nothing is...
  18. NFMAS Members only
    Please post here if you will be attending the meeting on Saturday (3-6). We also need some refreshments. Rob will be providing some drinks. I will bring cookies or brownies. See ya'll Saturday!!:dance:
  19. General Reef Discussion
    i am thinking of purchasing a pH probe from eBay that comes with the calibration solution and things. does anyone have any opinions on pH probes? i want to make pH reading more easier as i am having to do it very often and using the salifert kit everytime takes alot of time. your opinions...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Salinity is 1.022. How slowly should I bring it up to .025?
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