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  1. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Where is a good place to get replacemnet bulbs online or locally? I am in need of 250w MH and some 72" VHO's.
  2. General classifieds
    I have some brand new URI UL 54 watt t-5 bulbs.. Here is what I have in the URI 54watt t-5 bulbs and they are 17 ea. 2 - Actinic White 12k 1 - Super Actinic 1 - GE 6,500k day light (great for growth) $11.00 2 - 36" URI UL Super Actinic VHO bulbs 17ea. Please let me know if you have any...
  3. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I'm adding some actinics to my system since my 15k's aren't quite as blue as I want. I'm trying to figure out which would work out best, T5's or VHO's? I'll be using an icecap 660 ballast so I can pretty much use either/or and since I'm just using them for actinics I would assume it doesn't...
  4. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I'm debating if I should switch to a T5 lighting system in the coming year... I've never much liked my Metal Halide lighting... and will probably need to buy new bulbs soon ( a different brand than I have now.. maybe Hamilton or Reeflux )... but I'm not sure if I want to do that... or switch to...
  5. Lighting
    I have a 48" 90gal glass tank with softies, LPS, and 1 SPS birdsnest frag. Currently I only have 2x65w 10,000k PC and 2x65w actinic PC. I'm trying to decide what the best Metal Halide setup would be for my tank. Price IS an issue for me but I still want a quality setup so I need to find a...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I need help from more "experienced" hobbyist to assist me in getting a game plan together on solving my hair algae problem. My signature line should have a link to my tank setup, lighting, critters, and filtration information. I've spent a lot of time reading, changing water (RO/DI), turning out...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    OK while I couldn't sleep last night visions of lighting configurations danced in my head. Since I am not good with math, or sketch programs I decided to do a little school teacher magic and cut and paste :) This will be an sps/lps tank and is 24 in deep So here are 3 mock ups with paper cut...
  8. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    It's been forever since I posted in here but since I took over the buisness I've just not had enough time to dedicate to this tank. There are a bunch of nice things in this tank that are fairly expensive. I'd like to sell the whole thing to one person cause we all know that parting out a reef...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I posted this on my local site, but hoping to get a better response...I think everyone's shopping! I got some awesome colored zoos this weekend and I was having my blackout weekend and only had the VHO actinics on and thought Wow! Monday when turning on the 50/50 actinic whites with the blue...
  10. Tank Specs
    Tank: Standard size 75 Gallon Lighting: (4) 48" VHO bulbs (2 Blue & 2 White) 110w each Filtration: Sump: Aqua Pro 75 by Sealife Systems. Skimmer: MPS 75 by Pro Clear Aquatic Systems. I modified this a bit by removing the RIO 600 pump and adding a RIO 800 pump. UV: Turbo Twist 3x (9...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    BIG THANKSGIVING WEEK SALE AS AN EXISTING HAMILTON CUSTOMER, WE ARE CONTACTING YOU REGARDING OUR THANKSGIVING WEEK SALE NOW THROUGH SUNDAY, RECEIVE 15% OFF ALL HAMILTON PRODUCTS PURCHASED ONLINE EVEN ON ITEMS ALREADY ON SALE! USE PROMOTIONAL CODE TG07 AT CHECK OUT METAL HALIDE BULBS COMPACT...
  12. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    Hey all, Does anyone know what day Pet Haven gets their live stock orders in? I want to take another trp over but don't want to drive a hour and have them have a small selection. Thanks, Brett
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone have a successful thriving reef tank with with LPS/softies using only a 2 part (B-Ionic) for Alk/CA? long term? no kalk? Thriving SPS tank?
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone, I want to start a reef tank with a 72 Gallon Bow front. I wanted to stay away from Metal Halide because of heat and wanted to know if anyone had a suggestion as to what lighting would be a good fit. I'm trying to keep this as cost friendly as possible, but want enough versitility to...
  15. TCMAS
    Hi all, I'm not here much, but some may remember me when I was more active. For a variety of reasons, mostly time and environmental-related, I've decided to get out of the reef-keeping hobby. Frankly, the reason I've kept going the last year is that it's overwhelming to think about how to...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all, I'm looking for some input/advice as to the times I should be running my lights. I know that everyone's setup may be different I'm just looking for some input. Here's what Ive got going now; 2- 250 watt 10k xm mh and 2- 48" super actinic vho 110 watt lamps that run from 9:00am to...
  17. The THINK Tank
    Okay, so heres the deal. A few years ago I started a 10 gallon saltwater tank...bad idea I got frustrated lost alot of coral and fish, got frustrated and broke down the tank and got rid of it. Well now I am ready to start again, except this time I am starting a 55 gallon tank that I currently...
  18. Massachusetts North Shore Marine and Reef Club
    Can the ARO ballast made by hellolights.com for the VHO bulbs be used for t5 also?
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Ok i am running a LPS and softie tank with 440 watt of VHO lighting right now on my 72 gallon. Everything looks good no problems :blob: Question is how many T5 light bulbs will i need to run on my 72 gallon? Will 4 be enough or will i need to run like 6 or what? Tim
  20. DIY Forum
    I posted this on another forum, but think it could be usfull here. I have posted the pics on this site with my tank build, sorry for the duplicate. I would also like to mention that I did not mention grounding wires. One should run a ground from the wall socket to the box, ballast and the light...
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