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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By madreefer14
Right now I have 2 actinic +, 1 10k daylight and...

Right now I have 2 actinic +, 1 10k daylight and 1 super actinic. Things still seem alittle whiter than I like it but if I'm going to go with mainly sps I dont think I can get away with anything...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,182
Posted By madreefer14
I hear you about being busy, I have been trying...

I hear you about being busy, I have been trying to get things stocked in my 55 but every time I have a day off the babysitter is sick, one of the kids are sick, I have no money left cuz something...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By madreefer14
? T5 20K 54W bulb? Do they exist?

Is there anyone out there making a 20K 54W T5 bulb that is a true 20K bulb. thanks
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,182
Posted By madreefer14
Chief, havent heard much from you in a while. ...

Chief, havent heard much from you in a while. Did you get your refractometer and if so how do you like it. How's the tank coming?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By madreefer14
Getting back to the topic of the thread. How...

Getting back to the topic of the thread. How much has on average has your (the reader's) electric bill gone up after starting up a tank?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By madreefer14
Carmiejo, House is set at 72. Tanks set at...

Carmiejo, House is set at 72. Tanks set at 78-80. The heaters rarely come on. T5' do most of the heating for me so the heaters really dont work to hard.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By madreefer14
See my gallery for my setup. No heat proplem at...

See my gallery for my setup. No heat proplem at all with my t5 setup. I got a cheap muffin fan from Radio Shack for cooling the lights. The only thing that t5's wont do that MH will is give you...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By madreefer14
LOL. Welders, alchohol and wild hairs. Yep that...

LOL. Welders, alchohol and wild hairs. Yep that will raise the electric bill for sure. Good god how big is the tail pipe?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By madreefer14
thats what im looking for guys, MEAT AND...

thats what im looking for guys, MEAT AND TATERS!!!
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By madreefer14
Crossi, that's pretty much what I was figguring....

Crossi, that's pretty much what I was figguring. shouldnt be more than a $15 bucks more a month.

Ronny not sure what you mean by checking ground off pole on utility side. Hot water tank is...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By madreefer14
and thats if all but the heater were running 24/7

and thats if all but the heater were running 24/7
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By madreefer14
this is what im figuring on usage for the tank. ...

this is what im figuring on usage for the tank. Let me know if im miscalculating but I think I'm pretty close to the money.

skimmer.....................................................45watts...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By madreefer14
Not running too many xmas lights, just what was...

Not running too many xmas lights, just what was on the tree and ran only when we were home. Furnace has been kicking on alot more. Whent arround the house and sealed all the drafts today and...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By madreefer14
Freed, what's a time use meter, Ive never heard...

Freed, what's a time use meter, Ive never heard of one of these.

Electric shouldnt go up too much with the cost of oil as we have a hydroelectric power plant only 40 miles from us where we get...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By madreefer14
What do you mean how long things are on? if so...

What do you mean how long things are on? if so most is on 24/7
except the t5/s and the fuge lights which are on 12 and off 12
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By madreefer14
bump

bump
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By madreefer14
HOLY COW!! ECECTRIC $ went way up. Does this seem right?

:eek1: Got my electric bill this month and it went up by $80. Here is a list of my equipment. Its been running since 11/5/07 December bill was $85 this bill was 165.

54w t5s x 4 off 660 ic...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By madreefer14
Ok first question, How long has the tank been...

Ok first question, How long has the tank been set up. Are there any animals in the tank? Is there water flowing from the skimmer back into the tank? Keep in mind that there has to be something...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By madreefer14
I just missed getting that book(aquarium corals)...

I just missed getting that book(aquarium corals) tonite on ebay. outbid by 75 cents. dagnummit. the auction also included marine inverts by julian sprung. I will definitely be adding this book...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By madreefer14
Book reccomendations please

I just got my 55 up and running and want to keep it mostly sps. Can anyone reccomend some books on advanced reefkeeping that might include propigation. I'd like to keep acros, monti, that kind of...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By madreefer14
:D Ahh the joys of latex.... practicaly speaking...

:D Ahh the joys of latex.... practicaly speaking of course;) BTW the powder that they use on the gloves is corn starch
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,883
Posted By madreefer14
hows the puffer?

hows the puffer?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,883
Posted By madreefer14
Could it possibly be toxins from the Puffer. All...

Could it possibly be toxins from the Puffer. All puffers produce a nerotoxin (some more deadly than others) and when stressed they tend to release this toxin. Are you running any carbon?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,192
Posted By madreefer14
Ok just a quick question, is great stuff reef...

Ok just a quick question, is great stuff reef safe when cured? I like the idea and the structure looks great. Hides the eggcrate well! Like the idea of the pop bottle caps for frag mounts.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 295
Posted By madreefer14
Cajun, How much live rock do you have? You'll...

Cajun, How much live rock do you have? You'll need at least 60 pounds of lr for a 55 gal unless it is very porus. If you have this much rock and it has been in a tank WITH FISH for the last 7...
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