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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Which VHO T-12s? EDIT.....T-12s not available, now what?!?! Hey guys, started a thread a week or 2 ago about getting my 175 gallon back on track. Have decided to keep my current lighting setup for now. Have done well with this setup for the past 10 years growing soft corals and some LPS...
  2. NFMAS Members only
    If anyone out there has 2 extra VHO actinic bulbs and endcaps they wouldn't mind loaning out for a test, please let me know. I'm trying to see if I have enough room in my canopy for VHO actinics along side of my MH's, or if I'm going to have to get 2 T5HO actinic bulbs instead. If anyone...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    last night i was helping my mom do a water change for the 125 gallon FW in the living room and as i was trying to take the filter canister out to clean, low and behold i see a blue box mounted inside of the stand. There werent any wires connected to it so i yanked it out. Its an IceCap 660. I...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    my phosphates are 0 using the fresh water card, there is no salt card, guess someone stole it. :( Called the LFS and was told the colors were close to the same. Figure either 0 or .5 nitrates are 20 calcium 450 ph 8.4 I think, its hard to read it. I feed flake and pellet probably 2-3...
  5. Atlanta Reef Club
    I got the filter with the 46g at the end of May (it was bought new) and now that Im moving, I sold the 46 and Im getting ready to set up the 75. I also have 16 endcaps, 2 ballast and 8 bulbs that I decided not to use. Let me know what you have. Looking for a sump/overflow for a 75g or...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Just a cool little frag I got starting to sprout out I wanted to show you guys.
  7. General Reef Discussion
    In my hood I already have 3 250 watts of metal halide and 2 160 watt vho actinic bulbs. If I don't want to keep sps corals is my lighting overkill? Can I switch out the metal halides with 4 vho's instead? I have a 125 gallon 6ft by I think 24" high
  8. General Reef Discussion
    New bulbs & ballasts on the way! Color Comparisions Inside I just ordered up 2 Ice Cap 250w MH ballasts and 2 -250w 10K CoralVue bulbs and 2 new VHO actinic bulbs. I have had 2-12K 175 watters on magnetic balasts so the 250's plus the Ice Cap electronic balast should brighten it up a good...
  9. TCMAS
    I was looking around at VHO Actinic Bulbs to supplement XM 250 W 10K's and was wondering if anyone could give me feedback on some brands of bulb. The bulbs in question are: Coralife Actinic 03 110 w URI Super Actinic 110 w I also notice there is a Super Actinic URI bulb without an internal...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Well, I got (for being a good little boy) a 40 watt UV. and almost enough money to get the controller I want. Good xmas for the tank. Merry Christmas all! :dance:
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I'm hoping for an algaefree tiger shark magnet and a tunze but I'm not holding my breath
  12. ARC Member's Only
    If there are any items that members would like to see offered as power buys please post the suggestions here. Thanks Don
  13. Atlanta Reef Club
    This is a 48" wood DIY light box. It's made to sit on the top frame of a 48" tank. Includes: (2) 250 watt ballast, (3) 250 watt 6500K Iwasaki bulbs (one is brand new still in box) (2) 110 watt VHO actinics powered by an Icecap 660 electronic ballast. (2) 48" URI VHO actinic bulbs. (2) 4"...
  14. $5000 Dream Tank Contest Entries
    My first big tank where to begin?... Lighting: $1405.40 ____________________________________________________ nothin but the best for my baby Icecap 72" Black Hood.......................................................$439.95 Flo/VHO...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everybody, I am starting to setup a reef tank with dimensions 51''x28''x22'' (22'' is height). There will be 3 x maxijet 1000 pumps in tank, (1000lt/h each) a pump of capacity ~1000 gallons/h for sump to tank pump. i will drill 2 holes to upper corners of back window of the tank (1.575...
  16. Classified Archives
    Here it is: 60 Gallon Custom made Cube glass aquarium 24" X 24" X 24" Custom Solid Oak Stand (retired Wood worker in Colorado Springs did an unbelievable job) Custom Solid Oak Canopy 150W Hetal Halide HQI Reef Optix III with electronic ballast 1 month old 20k Radium Bulb Icecap 660 VHO...
  17. TCMAS
    I want/need to upgrade my lighting on my tank. I thought I was sold on Corallife PC's 2-96 watts. However, I don't think that will be enough light for future additions to the reef. Has anyone bought custom lights from Fins & Friends and are they a good deal? I am thinking about a 175W MH and...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I am currently in the process of setting up a used 180 AGA standard size 72"X24"x24". For the lighting I have already ordered 4 160 watt actinic VHO's from champion lighting and I'm looking to buy 3 MH 250 watt fixtures for the tank. I have two braces going across the top of...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Thanks to everyone for lighting ideas:) I left an Email with Aquatc Co well see how it goes I think for the 90 gallon tall tank I will go with 2 250 watt 14K bulbs with blue/white in color I would like to have a clam but not if it limits or requires too much light for other things. or I will...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hello I have a 55 gallon reef thank 36x224x18 with 1 175w 10k bulb and to 36" vho actinic bulbs but I not that happy with the color. Does any one have a similar size thank and what lighting are you using? I am considering buy another MH 1 250w 10k and having 1 175w 20k bulb ( on first and off...
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