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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 09/11/2007, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By serhiyi
Thank you. I checked some bulbs in local store....

Thank you.
I checked some bulbs in local store. Looks like Actinic 03 (420) does not produce a lot of "visible" light. It's almost darc comparing to 10k or even to Actinic Blue (460).

If I have...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 09/10/2007, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By serhiyi
Question Power Compact question

Was looking for this info all day and could not find :( Can you help, please?

I have coralife fixture with 4 x 65w bulbs (two power cords).

I'm going to replace lights and need some info.
...
Forum: LPS Keepers 09/09/2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By serhiyi
Looks like coral should be fine. I used epoxy...

Looks like coral should be fine.
I used epoxy just to hold it together and attache to the rock yestarday.
It looked healthy all day today. Both heads were out. I will continue to monitor it, but...
Forum: LPS Keepers 09/08/2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By serhiyi
Thanks for reply. It is good to know it can...

Thanks for reply.
It is good to know it can heal. I used epoxy around the "root" to hold skeleton together and attached it to the rock. I do not have supper glue around. It might be toxic, isn't...
Forum: LPS Keepers 09/08/2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By serhiyi
Question Frogspawn skeleton is cracked

I just got frogspawn coral from local store. It has two heads.
I did not see it in the store, but when I was going to put coral in my tank I found that the skeleton is cracked. The crack goes across...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 04/23/2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By serhiyi
Thanks everyone. Great responses. I was...

Thanks everyone. Great responses.
I was thinking about spectrum, looks like the best option should be using 6,700k/10,000k plus 460m/420mn Actinic. This way all available spectrum will be delivered....
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 04/22/2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By serhiyi
Power Compact bulbs color and time

Hello all.

I have 4x65 PC bulbs over my 55 gal tank. The fixture has two switches, so I can control 2 bulbs at a time.

There are some options I can buy:
- 10,000k
- 6,700k
- 6,700k/10,000k...
Forum: New to the Hobby 02/25/2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By serhiyi
I have my tank running for over a year after I...

I have my tank running for over a year after I moved. I started getting red slime about month ago. Tried everything -water change, less light, added phophate remover, cleaned filters more often....
Forum: Do It Yourself 08/18/2005, 07:44 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,760
Posted By serhiyi
That is the same problem I have. It is loud. I'm...

That is the same problem I have. It is loud. I'm still trying to make it silent.
Forum: Do It Yourself 08/16/2005, 09:39 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,760
Posted By serhiyi
I have a cap, but it has a small holes in it. It...

I have a cap, but it has a small holes in it. It you remove that cap, the sound will be like flashing toilet. The cap helps to isolate that sound. Vinil air tube inserted in the hole will help to...
Forum: Do It Yourself 08/15/2005, 10:12 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,760
Posted By serhiyi
I'm stack between two noises coming from my...

I'm stack between two noises coming from my overflow.
First is the sucking noise from overflow inlet. It goes like every second or so. Looks like air is pushing back water. When it escapes from the...
Forum: Do It Yourself 08/14/2005, 03:07 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,760
Posted By serhiyi
Finaly I put everything in my tank. I added check...

Finaly I put everything in my tank. I added check valve from Walmart and it is much easier to strart system now.
I took me some time to silent overflow. I still have "drain" sound from time to time....
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 08/12/2005, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By serhiyi
Thanks for reply. No need to experiment tomorrow....

Thanks for reply. No need to experiment tomorrow.
I will install it inside.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 08/12/2005, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By serhiyi
MAG-drive pump installation

I have Mag-drive 5 pump that I'm going to use for return from the sump. I'd like to avoid water heat by the pump, but I don;t want to drill a glass tank that I use for sump.
Can I put the pump on...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 08/08/2005, 11:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,767
Posted By serhiyi
I'm not sure what is my bill (my wife is taking...

I'm not sure what is my bill (my wife is taking care of it).
Couple years ago I had problem with AC. It was running all day long but not much cooling. The bill was huge. As I found out later, the...
Forum: Do It Yourself 08/01/2005, 08:09 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,760
Posted By serhiyi
Correction. The original desing was posted by...

Correction. The original desing was posted by WarEagleNR88.
I just made a little modification.

Sorry for error in previous post.
Forum: Do It Yourself 08/01/2005, 08:06 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,760
Posted By serhiyi
Hey, I just noticed that I used 5/8" ID pipe that...

Hey, I just noticed that I used 5/8" ID pipe that is a bit bigger that 1/2" pupm outlet. So, I should not go less than a flow MAG 5 can produce pushing water 24" high. Am I right here?
If so, my...
Forum: Do It Yourself 08/01/2005, 07:55 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,760
Posted By serhiyi
My MAG 5 just came. I put it on testing with my...

My MAG 5 just came. I put it on testing with my PVC overflow.

Testing conditions:
24W x 20H x 12D glass aquarium on 29" high stand
MAG 5 in plastic container on 11" high stand (did not have long...
Forum: Do It Yourself 07/31/2005, 07:48 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,760
Posted By serhiyi
I have 55 gallon tank that 48" long. I'm going to...

I have 55 gallon tank that 48" long. I'm going to use 2 overflows as on my schema. I'm going to place them in the middle of each half of the tank.
First of all it should be safer to have two...
Forum: Do It Yourself 07/27/2005, 11:56 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,760
Posted By serhiyi
Here is something I'm building. It is based on...

Here is something I'm building.
It is based on the model that was posted here, but I made some changes. I did not like a look of pipes inside the tank, so I tried to make less of them visible. This...
Forum: Do It Yourself 07/24/2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By serhiyi
If the pump has 1" output pipe. What is the point...

If the pump has 1" output pipe. What is the point to attache 2" pipe to that outlet? The restriction will be at the pump output which is 1". So, there should be no difference if you have 1" out and...
Forum: Do It Yourself 07/24/2005, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By serhiyi
If you are going to use stain apply wood...

If you are going to use stain apply wood conditioner to soft wood first. This suppose to ensure even color of stain.
I just finished my stand and wish I used conditioner. It came out good, but it...
Forum: Do It Yourself 07/23/2005, 08:10 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,760
Posted By serhiyi
Can you add some measurements to your picture? ...

Can you add some measurements to your picture?
I want to try it today with 1" pipe. What diameter and how deep intake should be?
Forum: Do It Yourself 07/23/2005, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By serhiyi
I know that longer sump would be much better, but...

I know that longer sump would be much better, but I have this 24" long sitting in the garage. Was thinking if I can use it...
Forum: Do It Yourself 07/22/2005, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By serhiyi
Question How to make a sump from glass aquarium?

Hi there.
I have a glass aquarium 24Wx12Dx20H. I'd like to make a sump of it for my 55 gal. I want to pust EuroReef skimmer and Mag 5 for returm pump. Is thre any space for refugim left? Did any one...
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