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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/03/2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By salty3
On this link check out the bulbs you want to try...

On this link check out the bulbs you want to try and see the difference in par. I just looked at a 250 watt XM 10k and 14k on a M-58 ballast. The 10k was 137 PPFD and the 15k was 55. Thats a huge...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/03/2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By salty3
I'm no expert, but I have been checking into MH...

I'm no expert, but I have been checking into MH alot and it seems you lose about half the par just by jumping from 10k to 14k so I went with 10k my self and if I dont like the color I'll suppliment...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/03/2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By salty3
Thanks everyone. Well I just ordered a XM and was...

Thanks everyone. Well I just ordered a XM and was felling all good about this till I read the last post. LOL I guess it wouldn't hurt to add a sheet ot glass from HD or something. Thanks again for...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/02/2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By salty3
Thanks for the answeres. Well My reflector and...

Thanks for the answeres. Well My reflector and bulb are 18 inchs away from the water surface but I was going to lower it to a closer spot say 10 inchs or so and was wonder if I should add a shield or...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/02/2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By salty3
Will a SE MH bulb blow up if it gets a drop of water onit?

Just wondering since my retro fit dosn't have a shield on it. Does anyone run theirs without a shield?
Forum: Do It Yourself 11/01/2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By salty3
What are specs on the tank? Looks great.

What are specs on the tank? Looks great.
Forum: Do It Yourself 11/01/2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By salty3
What r the specs on the tank. Dont look like a...

What r the specs on the tank. Dont look like a tank I have ever seen. Is it DIY?
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/31/2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By salty3
Thanks for the great links. Well I ordered the XM...

Thanks for the great links. Well I ordered the XM for now and will try a iwasaki, hamilton, or aqualine bushke next. The list form the link said the aqualine has the best PPFD of 73. I need to do...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/31/2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By salty3
Ok I just lokked at the link DC gave and it said...

Ok I just lokked at the link DC gave and it said the aqualine blue had a PPFD of 73 which is higfher than the iwasaki so I asked hellolights and they said the aqualine only has a PPFD of 53. Which...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/31/2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By salty3
Thanks everyone. I just asked Hello lights for a...

Thanks everyone. I just asked Hello lights for a run down on the par spec if these bulbs are ran on a m-57 ballast. The bulbs I asked about are the coralvue 10K, hamilton 14k, iwasaki 15k and xm 10k....
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/31/2007, 12:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 286
Posted By salty3
I would just use the regular lights that come...

I would just use the regular lights that come with the tank and only buy MH or t-5 if you decide you want to keep coral down the road. I have a 55 set up now with only fish and all I use on it are...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/29/2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By salty3
Mine wont touch algae anymore, he only eats the...

Mine wont touch algae anymore, he only eats the mysis I feed to the clowns and thats it.LOL Took him about two weeks in my tank then just started stealing formm the clowns.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/29/2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By salty3
Anyone? I know other poeple have 175watt MH what...

Anyone? I know other poeple have 175watt MH what is your experience with the ones you use?
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/29/2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By salty3
Who makes the best brand 175watt MH bulb?

I'm getting ready to order a new 175 watt SE bulb, but which one? Who makes the best light? Oh this will be on a m57 ballast. If you don't know which is best could you atleast tell me which ones to...
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 10/29/2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By salty3
Sold to willewonka. Will be shipped ASAP. Thanks...

Sold to willewonka. Will be shipped ASAP. Thanks again.
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 10/28/2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By salty3
Any offers? Or tardes welcome.

Any offers? Or tardes welcome.
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 10/28/2007, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By salty3
Why are you selling them?

Why are you selling them?
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 10/28/2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By salty3
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 10/28/2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By salty3
FS 36" coralife 2x96 watt PC's retro kit.

This is a great light, I have used it for 10 months and works great. It is in great condition, comes with two 96 watt bulbs one actinic and one 10k these bulbs are about 10 months old and need...
Forum: Arizona - Fish & Reef Aquarium Group (FRAG) 10/27/2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By salty3
I also bought the one from hellolights dot com...

I also bought the one from hellolights dot com and like it. It was 29.99 and looks just like the links you got.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 10/27/2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By salty3
I would change them out every 8 to 12 months....

I would change them out every 8 to 12 months. After they get old they can help with growing algae.
Forum: The Lounge 10/27/2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 851
Posted By salty3
I dont agree with rlee8 Dodges are great trucks....

I dont agree with rlee8 Dodges are great trucks. The only bad thing about dodges is that they are hard on gas. I just sold my 1998 dodge dakota with 252,000 miles on it never had any big problems,...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/26/2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By salty3
glass cages dot com sells some braces. I'm not...

glass cages dot com sells some braces. I'm not sure which one you need.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/24/2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 212
Posted By salty3
Not a problem. Good luck on the new bulb choice.

Not a problem. Good luck on the new bulb choice.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/24/2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 212
Posted By salty3
I think the docs have some current bulbs for...

I think the docs have some current bulbs for about 30.00 and I think the current is a good brand.
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