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  1. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I have 2 new 400 watt MH bulbs, but my probe start PFO ballast will not fire them. After talking with the retailer, they would probably work if I can get them to fire up on another 400 watt ballast for the first time. I think they require a little more demand on the first fire up. Does anyone...
  2. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    Here's a few pics of my new tank and fish room. 220 Display tank w/ 55 gal sump. I've never realized how small a 55 gal tank can really look. Here's the beginnings of the wall that the fish tank is built into. And here's the tank on the stand. I sure am glad that I have a 6" ledge...
  3. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I'm planning to build a prop tank for SPS frags. Do you have any suggestion / recommendations on the tank design? This will be connected to my main system. 48" long x 20" depth x 12" high. Is 12" tall sufficient? Frags will be mounted to plugs and supported on eggcrate. The eggcrate layout...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have been down to a 10g and 6g nano for the last few months and i am looking to upgrade a little. here are the questions: my friend has a used acrylic 40g tank with corner overflow that i am looking at buying. how much do you think it is worth? the only skimmer i have left is my monster...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I was just wondering if anyone out there has setup a system using two protein skimmers? I know we typically talk about buying one and making sure it is sized correctly for the system, but has anyone tried two? After reading and participating in a few skimmer threads here recently, I started...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    my main comparison is the g3 vs the rs135 but would like to hear about all comparisons that anybody might have. I know they are designed similar but a few people have told me that the euroreefs outperform the asms to a good extent. I just wanna know if thats true.
  7. General Reef Discussion
    been trying to decide on a skimmer for about a month now. i decided i wanted a needlewheel type skimmer over the becket. so now im looking at recirc vs. standard needlewheel skimmers. i like the fact that recircs can be run externally. saves room in the sump for whatever else, and i would...
  8. General classifieds
    For Sale is a D.A.S. EX-3 Skimmer. Tripple Needle Wheel recirculating Skimmer. Recirc Pumps are (3) D.A.S. 2000/1 pumps, AKA Deltec 2000/1 Pumps with european Needle Wheel. Skimmer pulls good amount of dirt out of the tank.... been VERY happy with this skimmer to say the least. Its an older...
  9. General classifieds
    For Sale is a D.A.S. EX-3 Skimmer. Tripple Needle Wheel recirculating Skimmer. Recirc Pumps are (3) D.A.S. 2000/1 pumps, AKA Deltec 2000/1 Pumps with european Needle Wheel. Skimmer pulls good amount of dirt out of the tank.... been VERY happy with this skimmer to say the least. Its an older...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I am finishing up my DIY calcium reactor, modeled after a couple difference one's I have look at. I have around $65 in the reactor itself including recirc pump. It's very compariable to a $500 reactor. I am also starting a skimmer build for my 180. I found a very reasonable site online that...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Okay, as many of you know I currently have a 125G SPS tank,.. the only reason this tank ever ended up with water in it was a comedy skit worth of errors,.. the fact that it got lights and coral never should have happened, then I went SPS with it, which also never should have happed,.. For the...
  12. DIY Forum
    I want to make a dual stage calcium reactor from 100mm PVC tubing since 100mm PVC is much cheaper than acrylic. An end cap will be glued to the bottom of the 100mm column, and a screw on end cap attached to the top. I have attached a basic image of the design I have planned that shows the...
  13. DIY Forum
    Hey has anyone ever used GE Silicone I before? I just got done with sealing my new sump baffles with it, and as I was reading down the side of that tiny tiny print, at the very end, it says: Not for: food, or aquariums. I called GE and asked why, and why wasn't that much better explained...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    anyone have any experience with these fellas? are they good little reactors? i understand how skimmers can be different, but arent the reactors just a tube with media in it? can one be better than the other?
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Ok should i mesh mod my ASM G3 sedra 5000 pump or not?? Right now it is working great for its low bio load and i havnt been up to tampa to get the gate valve mod cheap from Ace for it but i plan to this weekend :dance::dance::dance: But does it make it that much better to mesh mod my the pump i...
  16. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    I was cleaning my skimmer tonight and started wondering what everyone else uses to skim their tanks? I am running a Myreef MR-4 clone powered by a Gen-x PCX-55 high pressure pump. It is a beast but does a great job of skimming my 180. So what are you using?
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Question: What's available out there as far as some sort of tank monitoring system. Something that could measure temp, power, levels etc. and possibly call or page the owner in case of a problem. Anyone know? Sean S.
  18. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I got the 75 plumbed and up and running with a FW test. I'm going to leave it this way for a few days to continue to monitor everything. However, I'm concerned with my plumbing. I decided to go with the PVC flex and it was quite easy to install. My biggest concern those is there is an...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    when deciding on what equipment to buy for setting up my tank, i wanted everything to be as silent as possible. so, i have 4 Velocity/posseidon pumps. they are dead silent, which is good, but they do heat up the water pretty good. currently, i'm in the final stages of setting up my tank (90g)...
  20. Skimmers & other filtration
    After a few months of research, waiting and looking around I recently purchased a D.A.S. EX-3 skimmer. This Skimmer runs on my 350g system! Stock photo from Petorama To those of you not familiar with D.A.S. - they are Dutch Aquarium Systems...
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