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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/08/2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By datablitz
i had a skimmer like that and i just found a 90...

i had a skimmer like that and i just found a 90 and a tee and some pipe that was close to the same size and ran it back down with the tee acking as a vent, makes it quieter and helps with...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/06/2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By datablitz
nope

nope
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/06/2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By datablitz
bulkheads work better in the soft plastic of a...

bulkheads work better in the soft plastic of a trashcan better than uniseals.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/06/2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By datablitz
there is a plastic washer that seals the two parts

there is a plastic washer that seals the two parts
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/05/2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By datablitz
just run 600 gph through each, other than that...

just run 600 gph through each, other than that its just risky, and noisy. dont use your overflows for closed loop, run it over the back of the tank.
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/05/2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By datablitz
avoide the silicone, it makes it very difficult...

avoide the silicone, it makes it very difficult to re-use the bulkhead, and if it ever gets twisted the silicone will ball up and cause a leak requiring removal to stop the leak, requiring you to...
Forum: Central Ohio Reef Aquarists (CORA) 01/04/2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By datablitz
i have some yellow coris wrasses

i have some yellow coris wrasses
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/31/2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By datablitz
i would make the sand bed in the fuge thinner,...

i would make the sand bed in the fuge thinner, like an inch, get some caulerpa, or chaeto skip the mangroves, they suck up magnesium. remove the foam as stated. you have brown in the bottom of the...
Forum: Central Ohio Reef Aquarists (CORA) 12/31/2007, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By datablitz
reef systems has pretty good prices on buckets...

reef systems has pretty good prices on buckets too, and he just picked up reef crystals too
Forum: Central Ohio Reef Aquarists (CORA) 12/31/2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By datablitz
super buffer by kent will work to raise your alk.

super buffer by kent will work to raise your alk.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/26/2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By datablitz
not really, i had one like that also, and i put a...

not really, i had one like that also, and i put a tee and a 90 on it still using the slip adjustment to control it, just changed it to quiet it down, worked fine
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/26/2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By datablitz
did you check the back of your tank? bottom of...

did you check the back of your tank? bottom of your tank?top trim ?
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/26/2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By datablitz
it would be more effective to remove water and...

it would be more effective to remove water and then add water than to add water to dilute the water in the tank and overflow it. also that would mess with your topoff and evap
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/26/2007, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By datablitz
gate valves are a finer adjustment than ball...

gate valves are a finer adjustment than ball valves making it a bit easier to adjust, but i have used both
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/26/2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By datablitz
i have a tee and a valve on my return pump that...

i have a tee and a valve on my return pump that is hooked into the drain in my house, so thats how i take water out, and the intake pf the pump has a tee and a valve that hooks up to a 44g brute that...
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/24/2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By datablitz
depends on water circulation in the tank, i know...

depends on water circulation in the tank, i know at least a dozen tanks with strainers that do not develop crud on the surface

im not saying that a coast to coast isnt better, but its a lot of...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/24/2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By datablitz
you only need a skimmer in there, nothing else,...

you only need a skimmer in there, nothing else, avoid a dsb, add a powerhead to the main tank. i lost all my pics of it, and now its a FW planted tank (my gf wanted FW and i have 2 other SW tanks)
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/23/2007, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By datablitz
do you have a dsb or mud in your tank?

do you have a dsb or mud in your tank?
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/23/2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By datablitz
i have a 46 drilled with a 1" drian and a 10 gal...

i have a 46 drilled with a 1" drian and a 10 gal under the stand. orks great, and you can still fit a heater and an asm mini skimmer in there too. i used a mag 5 return pump
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/23/2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By datablitz
you should use both bulkheads for overflow, and...

you should use both bulkheads for overflow, and make your return pump go over the top. the easiest way to make the overflows is like the pitures above, but just put an upward facing 90 with a...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/23/2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By datablitz
cut holes in the end of the canopy and the top...

cut holes in the end of the canopy and the top where the fans are in the light, maybe insall a fan in these holes if possible. holes in the sides shold be have one blowing in and one sucking out
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/23/2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By datablitz
the wave would just move back and forth faster,...

the wave would just move back and forth faster, it is possible to use one in a 4 ft 120, it just has a very short wave.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/21/2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 915
Posted By datablitz
1.022-1.023

1.022-1.023
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/21/2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By datablitz
low iron glass is prety much the same as acrylic...

low iron glass is prety much the same as acrylic in apearance imo, and i have acrylic tanks with scratches that had been removed, but it caused the acrylic to look like a fun house mirror, becase it...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/20/2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By datablitz
why would you say tanks over 200 gal should not...

why would you say tanks over 200 gal should not be glass?
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