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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,130
Posted By tgreene
Except that the FDNW-400 is 18" diameter, and the...

Except that the FDNW-400 is 18" diameter, and the Reeflo-250 is 12"... Again, I believe you're confusing the FDNW-400 and the TDNW-300.

The Reeflo also has a taller neck, and the obvious bubble...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,130
Posted By tgreene
Ummmm, I have plans! ;)

Ummmm, I have plans! ;)
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,130
Posted By tgreene
Thank you. What you're seeing does not show...

Thank you.

What you're seeing does not show off the Wet Room which houses (2) RO units. One is a 150gpd Typhoon-III Extreme, and the other is a GE Merlin which is capable of up to 1100gpd with...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,130
Posted By tgreene
Well, I just got off the phone w/ the gentleman...

Well, I just got off the phone w/ the gentleman that makes them, and because he has addressed the issues that I mentioned in regards to the ReefFlo's (and Octo's for that matter), I desperately want...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By tgreene
I use them in many aspects, and they work great.

I use them in many aspects, and they work great.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,130
Posted By tgreene
Having purchased and used both the top 2 skimmers...

Having purchased and used both the top 2 skimmers for each of ReefFlo and Octopus, I feel I'm pretty qualified to be critical of design aspects, and I'm quite impressed with what I see in regards to...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,257
Posted By tgreene
I have tried most of them, and currently the only...

I have tried most of them, and currently the only heaters that I will use are the Aqua-Medic 500w Titanium tubes w/o the t-stats, because all 3 of my systems are being controlled with individual...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,130
Posted By tgreene
I should also add that there are a couple of...

I should also add that there are a couple of things that I absolutely hate about the new Orca skimmers...

Orca-250: No bottom drain & the stupid standpipe twist adjuster. My 1.5" gate valves are...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,130
Posted By tgreene
No it isn't... I know this, because I have them...

No it isn't... I know this, because I have them both sitting (and running) less than 3 feet away from each other! :D

About the only thing they have in common, is that they both use large...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/25/2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By tgreene
I have a large aquaculture facility in my...

I have a large aquaculture facility in my basement (roughly 1200g at this point), and I'm running 100% UV T5 Actinics and 20k Metal Halides.

While the skeletal growth rates may seem a bit slower,...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/19/2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 32,283
Posted By tgreene
Should I not have..? :D

Should I not have..? :D
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/19/2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 32,283
Posted By tgreene
To be honest, it's still in the box because I've...

To be honest, it's still in the box because I've been far too busy this week to mess with them.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/19/2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 32,283
Posted By tgreene
My 250 and 200 both arrived on Monday! ;)

My 250 and 200 both arrived on Monday! ;)
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/14/2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 14,847
Posted By tgreene
Please keep me in the loop for cost to purchase...

Please keep me in the loop for cost to purchase some, since I have the large FDNW-400 quad skimmer.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/10/2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By tgreene
I just completed a 1000g system for a client, and...

I just completed a 1000g system for a client, and to hit the bulkheads from the Hammerhead pump, I used 1.5" PVC up to a 1.5" x 1" T, where I used 1" Spa-Flex to the 3/4" bulkheads, which have...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/07/2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,865
Posted By tgreene
I often do acid washes on old LR when I'm...

I often do acid washes on old LR when I'm rebuilding a system for a client, but generally more as a preventative and to kill Cyano than anything. This rock then becomes base rock.

For me at...
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/06/2007, 03:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 977
Posted By tgreene
I can't answer that one... Sorry.

I can't answer that one... Sorry.
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/04/2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,426
Posted By tgreene
The intake gate valve was due to the 1" supply...

The intake gate valve was due to the 1" supply line and large feed pump... Tuning it back just a touch kept my skimmer from pulsing due to TOO MUCH water.

The venturi is 3/4" tapered down to ever...
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/04/2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,426
Posted By tgreene
Due to the venturis natural flow restrictions, I...

Due to the venturis natural flow restrictions, I obviously removed the INTAKE gate valve since it was no longer needed... Also, I've already noticed that the level is perfectly maintained, without...
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/04/2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,426
Posted By tgreene
I just installed the venturi, and while it does...

I just installed the venturi, and while it does slow down the water flow to my skimmer, it's pulling A LOT more air and producing a drier foam...

I'm not sure if the pros (more air, drier foam &...
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/04/2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 977
Posted By tgreene
I seamed the edges of the eggcrate with silicone,...

I seamed the edges of the eggcrate with silicone, and it's 100% covered, so there will not be any water behind the eggcrate/foam walls...

-Tim
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/03/2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 977
Posted By tgreene
.. double tap ..

.. double tap ..
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/03/2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 977
Posted By tgreene
Home Depot sells 'Bondo' resin and Lowes sells...

Home Depot sells 'Bondo' resin and Lowes sells 'Elmers'... They are the same thing.

I used a $.50 cent 3" brush to paint the epoxy on in sections, then I hand tossed sand all over it before the...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/29/2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By tgreene
Mine took me all of 2 minutes to wire it up... ...

Mine took me all of 2 minutes to wire it up... It took longer to take the screws out to gain access to the guts. ;)

-Tim
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/29/2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,042
Posted By tgreene
A powerhead that is connected through a bulkhead,...

A powerhead that is connected through a bulkhead, via a threaded outer ring such as what the Seio uses... It would essentially mount and function similar to a Vortex, but it would be non-movable and...
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