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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/06/2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,781
Posted By CATIII
Do you ever plan on going with a bigger tank? If...

Do you ever plan on going with a bigger tank? If so, then it's almost a no brainer. If not, then you should be fine with the 200. The 200 has a couple nice features that the 250 is lacking and their...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/03/2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,781
Posted By CATIII
I've been running an EX-3 on my heavily stocked...

I've been running an EX-3 on my heavily stocked 180 with a 50 gal sump for about 6 months now. If I had it to do all over again, I would have gone with a Reeflo. The 200 wasn't out at the time, so...
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 12/11/2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By CATIII
RBU1, you can buy repacement pads for Magnavores...

RBU1, you can buy repacement pads for Magnavores on their site. They sell kits for either glass or acrylic, so their magnets are pretty much universal, you just have to buy the right kit.


HTH
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Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 11/29/2007, 06:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,365
Posted By CATIII
I saw where the skimmer was pending.... did it...

I saw where the skimmer was pending.... did it sell?

If not, let me know... I'll take it.



Big D
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/10/2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 733
Posted By CATIII
I've got 2 of them and they have both been run...

I've got 2 of them and they have both been run submerged for quite some time. From what I was told, the ones that have a water line marked on them and are marked as non-submersible were made that way...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/10/2007, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By CATIII
Pulling water out of the sump won't help... it's...

Pulling water out of the sump won't help... it's the height of the baffles that's killing him. The only way I can think of to fix your problem without completly remaking your baffles/sump is pulling...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/10/2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 39,727
Posted By CATIII
Anyone with a PAR meter have a chance to get some...

Anyone with a PAR meter have a chance to get some numbers on the Hagen bulbs?

I needed to replace an Aqua Blue+ on my system with an actinic bulb to get the color balance I wanted and I found...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/23/2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
You'll need a feed pump if you don't want to...

You'll need a feed pump if you don't want to plumb it to an overflow, the Aquabees on the skimmer are only there to inject the air and recirculate the water inside the skimmer reaction chamber. They...
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 10/21/2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,025
Posted By CATIII
Wow... if you were on this side of the world,...

Wow... if you were on this side of the world, this would have been gone the day you posted it, and I'm not sure if I would have been fast enough to be the one to get it.

Perfect dimensions and a...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/21/2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By CATIII
Here's a link to marinedepot's copy of the manual...

Here's a link to marinedepot's copy of the manual that comes with them, but it's not a whole lot of help.

http://www.marinedepot.com/IMD/UserManuals/KP1101.pdf


I've got one, but I haven't...
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 10/20/2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,118
Posted By CATIII
Possibly a remote sand bed to pull down...

Possibly a remote sand bed to pull down nitrates...




Big D
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 10/20/2007, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By CATIII
PM sent... Big D

PM sent...




Big D
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/18/2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
It usually stays pretty much uncluttered, but...

It usually stays pretty much uncluttered, but it's real clean right now since I had everything out from under it last week.




Big D
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/18/2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
I've had a few requests for overall pics of the...

I've had a few requests for overall pics of the skimmer installed in the stand, here's a few. I had to rob the kids bathroom step stool to put it on since the output was about an inch too low to...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/17/2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
Bud, Let me know if you need any help getting...

Bud,
Let me know if you need any help getting it going... they're pretty easy after you get familiar with them.



David
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/17/2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
PFM my friend... PFM! J/K... all I can...

PFM my friend... PFM!

J/K... all I can figure is the larger diameter of the PVC allows the air to flow easier/slower resulting in less noise. All I know is my Kalk Reactor is louder than I thought...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/17/2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
Thanks... if they are restricting the air, I...

Thanks... if they are restricting the air, I don't see how. There's nothing inside of them, and the tubing on the top is actually larger than the venturi tubes. I'll know in a few days based on the...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/17/2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
Wow... took me a little while to get caught up on...

Wow... took me a little while to get caught up on this thread, especially with dphinsx2 avatar. Every time I get on this thread, I have to take a good look at it. :D

Well I finally took the time...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/05/2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By CATIII
It's a pretty good deal. I paid $450 for mine...

It's a pretty good deal. I paid $450 for mine used with a stand.



Big D
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/02/2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
Mine is 3/4" also... They...

Mine is 3/4" also...






They must be reading this thread too... :D
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 09/30/2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
I think it's a combination of the air intakes and...

I think it's a combination of the air intakes and the air being chopped up in the pump and traveling through the PVC. The tank is in what use to be our formal dining room... :D But you can hear the...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 09/30/2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
Thanks Kris... have you put many EX-3's on folks...

Thanks Kris... have you put many EX-3's on folks tanks? If so, were they noticably louder than the EX-1's or EX-2's.

I know it probably sounds like I'm wearing out the noise issue, but I'm just...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 09/30/2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
Hmmm... I had considered meshing mine to see if...

Hmmm... I had considered meshing mine to see if it would quiet it down some.



Big D
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 09/30/2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
Thanks guys for the compliments... The pumps...

Thanks guys for the compliments...

The pumps were cleaned with Deltec exclean before he shipped it to me, so all I did was a 24 hour freshwater run prior to using it. Wiszmaster did a fantastic...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 09/30/2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 47,992
Posted By CATIII
I joined the club a month or so ago, I picked up...

I joined the club a month or so ago, I picked up a 6 month old DAS EX-3 from wiszmaster. It's seems to be a great skimmer, it's replacing an MRC MR2 on my 180 gallon tank. I came to the realization...
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