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Forum: New to the Hobby 01/12/2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,846
Posted By Icefire
Cheap? how can an aquarium be cheap, Glass is...

Cheap? how can an aquarium be cheap, Glass is glass, neither are Low iron, one is thicker, but both could last as long.

I don't see the reason to pay 54% more to get a slightly safer tank that...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/12/2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,734
Posted By Icefire
Sorry but Cree XR-E R2 (one of the highest leds...

Sorry but Cree XR-E R2 (one of the highest leds output) put out less than the double of a K2. It also cost more.

Unless someone has a PAR meter and an array of leds, I don't believe leds can be...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,846
Posted By Icefire
Perfecto VS Miracle tank?

I can get a 110G 48x18x30 Perfecto for 333$ or a Miracle for 512$, brand new.

I know miracle is a nice Canadian compagny that use thicker glass, but a 54% difference for the same tank...

Any...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,656
Posted By Icefire
It was suposed to start Jan. 2nd

It was suposed to start Jan. 2nd
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By Icefire
bump

bump
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 01:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,314
Posted By Icefire
If you use 2 membrane with the correct 4:1 ratio...

If you use 2 membrane with the correct 4:1 ratio you should get the same life as using a single membrane if you are still in spec with the manufacturer. Localy I have 125ppm TDS, IF I would use 2...
Forum: Advanced Topics 01/11/2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,216
Posted By Icefire
Looking at WA earthquake activity, most are under...

Looking at WA earthquake activity, most are under 2 of magnetude with some going up to 4. with silicone between the glass and iron, I wouldn't worry for the earthquake. In a tank, I'm sure a...
Forum: Advanced Topics 01/11/2008, 12:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,216
Posted By Icefire
Why not just do a frame in angled iron, all...

Why not just do a frame in angled iron, all welded up, than use GE industrial silicone that is reef safe and cure fast, you just put 1/8" thick of silicone all inside the angled iron and than press...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Icefire
put a new bed in the replacement fuge and seed it...

put a new bed in the replacement fuge and seed it from the old fuge?
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,314
Posted By Icefire
The thing about 20% less life is not real, you...

The thing about 20% less life is not real, you would need to have a membrane that would have a life of XXX Gallons @ XXX ppm.

Membrane don't work like that, it depend on way too much factor.
...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/10/2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,202
Posted By Icefire
Bean, if you use a 1.5" PVC tube and slice it...

Bean, if you use a 1.5" PVC tube and slice it 1/4" wide, you can use it to surface skim and it take minimal place in the take.

You can also adjust the water level by rotating the tube
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,314
Posted By Icefire
AZDesert, you have sky high TDS so it doesn't...

AZDesert, you have sky high TDS so it doesn't count.

You also waste way less even by keeping the 4:1 ratio as if you wire the waste from the 150 to the input of the 75, you will have 4:1 waste...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Icefire
http://www.intermatic.com/Default.asp?action=diagr...

http://www.intermatic.com/Default.asp?action=diagram&pid=376&pos=1

here how to wire it. You plug the load on 2/4 (hot wire, black) and wire the neutral from the white (A).

What I meant for the...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Icefire
I see, now, you have a double pole, so you can...

I see, now, you have a double pole, so you can hock 2 circuit, one per Line/Load combo.

If you use both on the same, you double the capacity
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Icefire
got a scan of the diagram or model number?

got a scan of the diagram or model number?
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 706
Posted By Icefire
Gabe3d, I'm getting a 110G tall (30" deep), how...

Gabe3d, I'm getting a 110G tall (30" deep), how many T5 you got over your 210? I have 4x39" over a 50G and I'm thinking to go 6x54W on the 110.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By Icefire
Perfecto VS Miracle?

I can get a 110G 48x18x30 Perfecto for 333$ or a Miracle for 512$, brand new.

I know miracle is a nice Canadian compagny that use thicker glass, but a 54% difference for the same tank...

Any...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/10/2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Icefire
my bad, but I guess it's balanced as it's only...

my bad, but I guess it's balanced as it's only chloride ion like CaCl
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,202
Posted By Icefire
Bean that still of overflow work well but you...

Bean that still of overflow work well but you need to put a single slice at the top, not hole.

Once I setup the 110, that will be my overflow, very discret.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Icefire
Snowboarda42, 8once oz of Randy #2 in a 40G is 4...

Snowboarda42, 8once oz of Randy #2 in a 40G is 4 dKH, so you loose 2 dKH per day.

Got a tank pic?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Icefire
How much Alk/Ca consume per week?

Well I changed my Alk test to Elos recently and been monitoring my Alk better. I loose 1dKh per 4 days (2dKh per week) in a low stocked 80G system.

I have 20 head of Candy Cane and about 100...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/09/2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Icefire
As soon as you add salt to the water it buffer...

As soon as you add salt to the water it buffer itself out, it's total non sense what he say.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/09/2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Icefire
Randy, I think you are mistaken as Reef Advantage...

Randy, I think you are mistaken as Reef Advantage Calcium use Blend of calcium, magnesium, and strontium chlorides. Only the regular Reef Calcium use gluconate.

Reef advantage calcium if very nice...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/09/2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Icefire
the alk 12 and ca 600 was from the output from a...

the alk 12 and ca 600 was from the output from a Calcium reactor.

Also the PH won't rise because you have more alk, and between 7.8 and 8.5 the Ph is fine
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 05:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,202
Posted By Icefire
he need to have around 150gph max as a 3/4 return...

he need to have around 150gph max as a 3/4 return won't handle a lot more safely.

Try an AC402
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