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Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By frank2926
sound proof no, lower it yes. To lower sound...

sound proof no, lower it yes.
To lower sound put some soft or flexible pipe in on the return pump. Not the whole way just a few inches to absorb vibrations. You could also put in a layer of...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,328
Posted By frank2926
You could feed both membranes with the water...

You could feed both membranes with the water after sediment and carbon, if your pressure is good enough. Tee off the incoming to membrane one and feed the second membrane then tee them back together...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By frank2926
No . Water that has already been skimmed will...

No .
Water that has already been skimmed will not have enough nutrients to form a foam head for removal. If you could feed each one from a seperate overflow, that would work well.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By frank2926
I did a search on Rio pumps ( RC search not...

I did a search on Rio pumps ( RC search not working now for me)
this is what I found. I copied and pasted it.

Rio Aqua Pumps/Powerheads
From Stan & Debbie Hauter,
Your Guide to Saltwater...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By frank2926
Do not sit on the Rio pump. When they go it is a...

Do not sit on the Rio pump. When they go it is a disaster. They burn up and send toxins into your tank. This was from a year or so ago.
There were lots of people that had this problem. It may...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By frank2926
Sorry. We all did when we started. We all...

Sorry.
We all did when we started.
We all do the second tank right
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By frank2926
rios are very bad news. Do a search on them.

rios are very bad news. Do a search on them.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By frank2926
http://www.premiumaquatics.com/Merchant2/merchant....

http://www.premiumaquatics.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=LG-ARP440110&Category_Code=quietone
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By frank2926
http://www.premiumaquatics.com/Merchant2/merchant....

http://www.premiumaquatics.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Category_Code=Eheim
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By frank2926
I would look at an Ehiem or quiet one pump. I...

I would look at an Ehiem or quiet one pump. I usually recommend an ocean runner but the smallest one they make is to much flow your setup. They are large in size as well. So do the ehiem if you can. ...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By frank2926
if the aqua lifter clogs it is very easy for it...

if the aqua lifter clogs it is very easy for it to lose suction on the syphon. When this happens your return pump continues to pump water back into your tank without any more water leaving it. ...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By frank2926
funny but I just stumbled on this thread and...

funny but I just stumbled on this thread and quote in the equipment forum.

Originally posted by DarG
yeah, ditch it and get a properly designed U-tube type. I ditched mine before disaster...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By frank2926
good idea, but I also think they just like to...

good idea, but I also think they just like to kill snails. I have seen them kill much smaller snails. Just because they can I think
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By frank2926
These work better and are cheaper. if that...

These work better and are cheaper. if that aqualifter gets a clog it stops working dumping some water on the floor. ...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By frank2926
I am not a fan of clean up crews. they poop too ...

I am not a fan of clean up crews. they poop too
I really dont care for crabs. they will kill the snails for their shells.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 571
Posted By frank2926
I do not recommend the cpr over flow . It uses...

I do not recommend the cpr over flow . It uses an air pump and can flood. I also do not care for mag pumps. They are very hardy, but they also run very hot and use a lot of juice. You also need to...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/05/2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,015
Posted By frank2926
Tee off of the drain. Better for the fuge to get...

Tee off of the drain. Better for the fuge to get water that has not been skimmed or thru a sock.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/03/2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By frank2926
Do you have it exactly as stated? large diameter...

Do you have it exactly as stated? large diameter pipe in the overflow then the bulkhead?
if so then you do not have enough air going into the pipe. That is what is causing the flushing and burping.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/03/2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By frank2926
http://www.dursostandpipes.com/

http://www.dursostandpipes.com/
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/03/2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By frank2926
replace the seal on the dolphin. Call dolphin...

replace the seal on the dolphin. Call dolphin directly they will either sell you a new seal kit or tell you were to ship it to have them replace it.
I dont think they charge labor just the cost of...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/14/2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By frank2926
Do you have enough rock in the tank? at least a...

Do you have enough rock in the tank? at least a pound a gallon? if so remove the bio balls. then put a layer of the cotton sheet or even better the blue foam stuff on the bottom layer of the egg...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/07/2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By frank2926
You can reduce the intake on dolphin external...

You can reduce the intake on dolphin external pumps. I do not see why you cant on a sequence. If its not to late return the sequence and get a dolphin if sequence says no
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/06/2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By frank2926
I would look into using 2 part with a dosing...

I would look into using 2 part with a dosing pump. The start up cost is less than a calcium reactor. If I had to do it again this is the way I would go. When using a calcium reactor almost everyone...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/26/2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 866
Posted By frank2926
I think its the schuran type media. The larger...

I think its the schuran type media. The larger stuff. I just started using it and my alk was off the charts while calcium was right in line.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/25/2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By frank2926
I could be wrong, but I think that is purely h20...

I could be wrong, but I think that is purely h20 . If it is it is good stuff.
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