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  1. The THINK Tank
    I have been reading up a lot on grounding probes.. and seems to me that there has been a healthy debate of whether they work or make it worse ? My questions is this... If considering grounding probe to mostly discharge the DC charge built up in the water by lets say 2 x vortechs Where would...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So I have been hearing a lot about how electrical components can leak voltage into a tank and harm fish and corals. The suggestion for fixing this is a grounding probe. I understand that stray current is very bad for the aquarium, but I'm confused about the grounding probe and how it helps...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I was reading a few articles about stray voltage in tanks, and read about grounding probes. They are actually very affordable. They carry away stray voltage that can be caused by pumps, heaters, lights and other electrical devices that can be harmful to your inhabitants and possibly yourself...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    So I was doing some surfin' on the interwebs for info on grounding probes and how to test your aquarium for stray voltage when I found something quite contrary to what most people say. http://angel-strike.com/aquarium/GroundingProbes.html I get his point that you shouldn't use grounding probes...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I borrowed a digital multimeter from my dad, 'cause we've had a couple weird things going on with the tank that don't have any of the usual sources. Anyway - Black probe went where the grounding prong belongs, and when we touched the red probe to the water, the reading jumped from 1.2 to 21...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Do you guys use a grounding probe? I read that it is a good idea to use one, but I currently don't have one (Pun Intended).
  7. General Reef Discussion
    So I read on here that I may have a jumping clown fish because of stray voltage. How do I know if I have stray voltage. We have a 14g nano cube that is plugged in to 2 power bars because of the light timers, we also have a nano power head and protein skimmer plugged into the power bars. Other...
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