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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I am probably going to be getting a 28G nanocube with the HQI light. I am debating on the setup. It will probably have SPS/LPS and a clam with a few fish. BB or a thin sand layer (I like the look of sand much better)? Keep the filter media in the sump part? Care for the acrylic type tank...
  2. Lighting
    does anyone have one of these fixtures ? http://current-usa.com/outerorbithqit5ho.html i'm looking at the 24" model. my main question would probably be, how much of a spread does that HQI bulb have ? will it be able to light up the whole width of the 24" tank ? or will the top left and right...
  3. General classifieds
    40 Gallon Tank Black Stand Fluval 405 Canister Filter 150W Outer Orbit Fixture w/ Moonlights 80lb. Tonga Live Rock All for $500. Everything is in good condition. I used the lights for about 4 months only. The reason I'm selling everything is because I truly don't have enough time to keep up...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, so I was actually going to title this "light my tank" ... but this morning, one of the locals posted on our local board that he just _had_ to sell his 30g Oceanic cube, and the price was too good to pass up. So rather than a standard 29g, I'm now lighting a 30g cube. Yay! I've had the...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I might have the oppertunity to get an established 100g reef system and I am considering it for my first system, but I need some ideas? How do I transfer the water or do i need to can I get the water from my local aquarium store or do I have to transport 100g's of water? Any ideas or thoughts...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    ok I bought a 72" coralife for my 210 aga tank....I thought I was getting 3 250 watt 10,000k and atinic lighting but taking a closer look its 3 150 watt 10,000k halide..is this enough for my tank??? for future sps
  7. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I just pieced together a DIY 70watt MH and I have been searching for a lamp for some time . This will be my first MH light. I found this lamp for like 38.00 dollars http://www.aquamartonline.com/01667_1_3_1554.html I'm not really sure on it just wondering if anyone has ever used this brand or...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, so my fixture is about 2 weeks old, so I obviously shouldnt be having any problems with it. Well today Ive noticed that the 10k MH starts flashing like a strobe light. Is this a light or ballast problem? I turn it off for about 10 minutes, then turn it back on, and its fine. Then about 20...
  9. Eau Claire Reef Club (ECRC)
    Well the tank is in the house finally! Now the fun begins:thumbup:Tank is backwards to allow for painting of the back glass,.More pics to come soon.
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Has anyone bought lighting from Ebay? I was looking at the Metal Halide Systems and I can get around a 36" 300 watt system for my 65gallon for about $250!!:bln-wow: I don't know how these online reef aquarium stores can get away with putting such an up-charge on they're lighting. So the system I...
  11. Lighting
    Well this is my situation. I bought a 40 gallon tank (36x15x16) and was thinking of purchasing a Current Outer Orbit fixture which houses 1 HQI, 2 Dual 96 watt bulbs giving me a total of 342 watts. I am planning to keep some softies, lots of lps, and a few sps. Is this sufficient lighting for my...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, new here to the reef tank, i'm trying to start a build of a 90 gallon salt water tank, and i've been doing a lot of reserach on lighting and it seems that 2 250MH are the way to go. However those things are outrageously priced, use tons of electricity and need to be replaced...
  13. TRT Member Blog's
    Any and all advice is welcome...criticism is encouraged. Welcome to my blog. On Wednesday, May 24th, 2006, I prepared for the move of the newly acquired tank. So, I purchased... 60lbs of Caribsea Aragonite #00790 "special grade" live reef sand. $90.00 35 Gallons of RO/SW mix...
  14. Tank Specs
    65 Gallon Reef - Drilled CPR model CY194 filtration system with RVT protien skimmer. Ser #A941370 http://www.cpraquatic.com/products/cyclone.html MaxiJet 1200 power head with a Hydor Flo rotating water deflector Visa-Therm Stealth 200 submersible heater Rio 1700 Skimmer pump...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Need help deciding what lighting to go with. Currently running icecap 660 with two actinics and two whites. The bulbs are over a year old now and it's obviously time to replace. I'm deciding wether or not to replace bulbs or go Metal halide. Currently, I have 2 large toadstools, 2...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Current USA PowerCompact Outer Orbit Fixtures http://store.aquariumguys.com/yhst-85300140756196/48outerorbit.html
  17. TCMAS
    I think I am going to get one of these lights for my new 30 cube. Has anyone had any experience with Current USA Outer Orbit fixtures? I like the fact that everything is contained in the hood no remote ballast. Any feed back would be appreciated...
  18. Atlanta Reef Club
    I can't put another thing in this tank. :( I have tweaked it, re-stacked rock, moved corals, etc. I am now going thru withdrawls...Anyone need me to screw around with theirs? I need to get my hands wet.. TW
  19. Atlanta Reef Club
    I am interesting in updating my reef to HQI and looking into between Coralife Aqualight Pro and Current USA Outer Orbit. What are the pros and cons of the two fixtures? I am having a 150 gals with two bracelets. I was told to go with the 72" fixture but would like to know if the 60" is good...
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