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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,166
Posted By gabe3d
Here is a picture of it from last week. However...

Here is a picture of it from last week. However i just rewired and cut all the wires to length. I'm going to install some fans this weekend, an outer shell made of plastic, and a shield.
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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By gabe3d
I believe that ATI powermodule 80w is available...

I believe that ATI powermodule 80w is available in Europe but not in the US, since they do not have a suitable ballast for the application. I was thinking of buying one as well, but ended up making...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 38,661
Posted By gabe3d
If you do find a bulb equivalent to the VHO URI...

If you do find a bulb equivalent to the VHO URI Actinic 03, let me know. I used to have VHO as well on my old setup and I now that I have T5 I'm having a hard time finding a bulb that has that...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By gabe3d
I have 9 bulbs over my tank that are overdriven.

I have 9 bulbs over my tank that are overdriven.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 38,661
Posted By gabe3d
Too bad your not around anymore, would have loved...

Too bad your not around anymore, would have loved to check out your system. How long ago did you move?

Since the MH are out what is making everything pop?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 38,661
Posted By gabe3d
Well, look at what is under your name no, j/k

Well, look at what is under your name
no, j/k
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By gabe3d
The water from your pipes are pressurized...

The water from your pipes are pressurized already, that is why it jets out of the faucet. Some people do add booster though to the inlet side of the RO/DI because of the pressure required to force...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By gabe3d
No it's not possible. The icecap can only do...

No it's not possible. The icecap can only do three 60'' bulb. There are two limits that it has, either by length or by wattage. Adding another 60'' bulb will exceed the length limit.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By gabe3d
Don't forget about the superior selection in bulb...

Don't forget about the superior selection in bulb in T5.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By gabe3d
Is this also on a 72'' tank and you are...

Is this also on a 72'' tank and you are overlapping the 48''?
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By gabe3d
Is the flow of the well water through the 3/8''...

Is the flow of the well water through the 3/8'' tubing consistent?

My initial thought would be that using Waste RO/DI water wouldn't cut it because the flow is not large enough in quantity (unless...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By gabe3d
I was debating 2 x 36'' but i ended up getting...

I was debating 2 x 36'' but i ended up getting 60'' for my 72'' tank, because the bulb price would be practically half since the price difference between 36'' and 60'' are so minimal. I have a total...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 38,661
Posted By gabe3d
Your old setup's color is really nice, what kind...

Your old setup's color is really nice, what kind of bulb are you using? It's uber blue, are they radium with actinics?
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/10/2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,354
Posted By gabe3d
itZme: that's a good idea as well but i think it...

itZme: that's a good idea as well but i think it might be a little too noisy for my taste.

MrSandman: I like the first one you showed but doesn't look like it has the right size for me. The...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,354
Posted By gabe3d
Thanks for the site. Doesn't seem to be a very...

Thanks for the site. Doesn't seem to be a very compact solution though. I was looking at the one that can lift 12'' but at the rest position it is 18''. Is there such a thing as a reel that you...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,354
Posted By gabe3d
I read up on the linear actuator but it seems to...

I read up on the linear actuator but it seems to only lift it up a few inches, am i right? I'm also looking for something that can lift it 1-2ft in the air, but mine is for a light fixture rather...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By gabe3d
Understand what you are saying, i'm just trying...

Understand what you are saying, i'm just trying to compare apples to apples and not to deviate too much from the original question. And what I'm saying is with the same conditions, ambient temp and...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By gabe3d
I have 3 660 ballast with three 80 watt bulbs on...

I have 3 660 ballast with three 80 watt bulbs on each and the pull is all different on all three. I'll have to go home and check again to tell you the number.

Both of my self made frame are all...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By gabe3d
I've had 750watt MH and now 900watt T5 with same...

I've had 750watt MH and now 900watt T5 with same cooling fan and house temperature, and my tank runs 3-4 degrees cooler with the T5, so a chiller to cool the tank down is a necessity for my MH setup.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By gabe3d
I use the RMB53D but it seems you have the RMB52....

I use the RMB53D but it seems you have the RMB52. You must be maxing it out connecting it to your Reeflo 200, no? I get 27LPM when i connect it to my Aquabee and I think your reeflo must be well...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By gabe3d
Fragging a yellow leather is a little different...

Fragging a yellow leather is a little different from this. You may want to do another post to get relevant info.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By gabe3d
Though I don't have a branching frogspawn i do...

Though I don't have a branching frogspawn i do have a large branching hammer that' i've done this to accidentally while moving it, at least a good three time. It does tend to not extend out but will...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By gabe3d
Hehe that's funny. I'm sure you will be happy...

Hehe that's funny. I'm sure you will be happy with the decision. Glad I was able to lend you a hand. :)
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 02:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By gabe3d
I've used T5 with VHO and MH with VHO, but never...

I've used T5 with VHO and MH with VHO, but never only VHO as a main source of light. 4 T5s is gonna be substantially brighter than 3 VHO.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 01:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,409
Posted By gabe3d
Love the stand, good job on it. Nice big door,...

Love the stand, good job on it. Nice big door, no center brace, and nice looking wood. Also like the circular doodoo you used for drilling the tank, great idea.
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