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  1. Lighting Archive
    I've had my VHO bulbs for a year and a half, whats the life of a bulb? what i mean is how long before i should change them?
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  3. General Reef Discussion
    Well I got my AquaC EV-90 today along with my Mag5. I know I was apose to lay off my tank for a month but I need a skimmer because I sold my Berlin. Well I hooked it up and WHOA!!! I didn't have a skimmer going for about 2 weeks. Man all the gunk, its skimming great and barely fits in my W/D...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    does anyone know what's the best way to remove the small plastic support strip that is stuck down with silicon? its attached tp the center support glass, and is used as a dual glass canopy lid divider, which i didn't purchase. i'm not sure if it will produce much of a shadow if i went will a...
  5. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    I have a 40 gallon TruVue aquarium w/ a built in overflow, a very nice oak stand, a nice oak hood, and an excellent (new?) PM426 skimmer w/ waste collector and kent venturi injector upgrade for sale. The aquarium was used a maximum of about 2 years and has sat empty for about 4 years. It is in...
  6. Classified Archives
    I have a 40 gallon TruVue aquarium w/ a built in overflow, a very nice oak stand, a nice oak hood, and an excellent (new?) PM426 skimmer w/ waste collector and kent venturi injector upgrade for sale. The aquarium was used a maximum of about 2 years and has sat empty for about 4 years. It is in...
  7. Lighting Archive
    I'm trying to decide on lighting for my new 90 gal AGA rr tank which is 48" long and about 25" high. I allready have 2 X 96 PC's Actinic 03's and I want to add 2 X 250W MH 10K's What do you all think of this setup? I plan on putting the 2X250W MH on Spider reflectors. My question is which bulb...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, Check this photo out......it is the new canopy for my new 90.....It has been cycling for about 2 weeks, but I am ready to put the reflectors on....... Spider light reflectors. I figured I would mount them in the middle, however I am also going to put in 2 VHO actinics. I am wondering...
  9. Classified Archives
    I currently have a 125gal that I am trying to light with a 48" fixture containing 2 175w mh and 2 110w vho am wondering if someone would be intested in a trade or if someone is selling parts for me to build a canopy that I can add another MH and go to 72" vho bulbs any suggestions would be...
  10. Lighting Archive
    Can anyone show me a pic of a tank with radiums on it, it would be much appreciated:D Ross
  11. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    Well i was able to sell my everquest account today for 275 dollars, not as much as i had hoped for, but its free money so hey, what the heck. i was planning on using this money to buy some better lights for my system. i have looked on ebay, and there is a guy named opti1 who sells retro kits...
  12. TCMAS
    OK, after doing IMAC with Dirk, I think it is time to do a pool. How about everyone throw in a guess as to when Dirk will finally have the office full of fish stuff. I say 3 weeks after MACNA when all his orders come in. We went down with one van full top to bottom and between the front...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Ok I checked out my hood today and i have the long style tubular bulbs, they aren't HO, they are the slims tube style, where is a good place to pick them up @
  14. Lighting Archive
    Hi All, I would really appreciate your opinions. :) IM trying to make a decision on a light set up for my tank! My Tank is 48” long x 18” wide X 22” tall, with a 4”DSB. For sure, I want soft corals, and in the future maybe SPS corals and possibly clams. I figure I better get the...
  15. Atlanta Reef Club
    What the heck is T5 lighting? I don't overdrive my bulbs )unless you count my ballast is rated for a higher wattage but I figure the bulbs took what they needed), or anything. Just use standard Metal Halides, VHOs or Pcs. I had someone ask me and I followed a thread and apparently in some...
  16. Lighting Archive
    Title pretty much says it all :D I keep seeing people saying IceCap's the best but I really don't know the difference and was hoping someone could *ahem* shed some light on the subject.
  17. Equipment, Start-up, and Education Archive
    hi I will be getting a used tank and the dimension are 72x18x24. It has and overflow. I currently have a 29 gal with live sand,25-30 lbs of LR, red sea prizm prtoin skimmer, 304 fluval. it has been set set for about 4-5 months. My questions are?can I use my current 304 fluval and skimmer? I...
  18. Lighting Archive
    Well, its been a looooooong while since I've posted here. Anyhoo...I'm wondering if anyone can offer a bit of advice to me. I'm looking to upgrade to PC lighting very soon. My current NO lights and ballast are croaking in a hurry. I'm a bit confused as I'm not sure which PC set-up to...
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