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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,336
Posted By bnmir
It seems to bme that the waste from unit 1 would...

It seems to bme that the waste from unit 1 would have considerably higher tds than your raw input water, so the reject rate from unit 2 is likely to be extremely high.
The added backpressure on...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By bnmir
They work, slowly, and depending on your water,...

They work, slowly, and depending on your water, won't last very long. A few years back I was separating and regenerating the resin, now I just have a Kati-Ani.
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 10/29/2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By bnmir
That's my point about someone culturing locally. ...

That's my point about someone culturing locally.
Most people won't maintain a culture, but if there is a noticeable improvement from chucking a few in the tank, would probably buy again in the...
Forum: Cleveland Saltwater Enthusiast's Association (C-SEA) 10/26/2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 451
Posted By bnmir
Or you could separate and regenerate. Search...

Or you could separate and regenerate. Search online, you'll find instructions from regenerating the old TWP catridges. I did that for years and it worked pretty well, until I got around to buying a...
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 10/26/2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By bnmir
Me too. Someone should start breeding them...

Me too.
Someone should start breeding them locally.
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 09/13/2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By bnmir
What's for dinner?

What's for dinner?
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 09/07/2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By bnmir
Looks like we even caught a break from Penndot,...

Looks like we even caught a break from Penndot, with the Parkway east construction finishing up before the conference.
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 09/05/2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By bnmir
By no means the best, but the closest to the...

By no means the best, but the closest to the Macna location is Taipei Tokyo, which is within walking distance.
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 08/27/2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By bnmir
sump

Does the sump include the skimmer?
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 08/27/2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 936
Posted By bnmir
You'd think with a local Macna just weeks away...

You'd think with a local Macna just weeks away the local fish stores might clean up and stock up. The monroeville selection is just pitiful lately.
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 08/21/2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By bnmir
Glad to hear some English speakers are on the...

Glad to hear some English speakers are on the job!
(Just read about Plum boro pulling all of verizon's permits after an illegal working for one of the subs wrecked a truck into a residents property.)
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 07/31/2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By bnmir
Check with Enterprise, they operate some rental...

Check with Enterprise, they operate some rental locations in the area.
I'm not sure they are open on Sundays, however.
Forum: Marine Aquarists Roundtable of Sacramento (MARS) 07/13/2007, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 184
Posted By bnmir
I used the model airplane wing covering material...

I used the model airplane wing covering material monokote, you put it on with an iron. (Outside of tank, after holes were drilled and before bulkheads were installed). That was 9 years ago. It's...
Forum: Nano Reefs 07/12/2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By bnmir
I've used them with good results on small/med...

I've used them with good results on small/med maxijets.
They do wear out (the little gears that spin the outer housing).
Too much flow seems to wear them out faster.
They're cheap and not too...
Forum: The Lounge 06/27/2007, 07:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 649
Posted By bnmir
grill suggestions

I can't recommend Weber grills highly enough. My Genesis Gold is going on 5 years old and just needs a new ignitor. Best grill I've ever owned. And they're still made in the US, and almost no...
Forum: Do It Yourself 05/17/2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 969
Posted By bnmir
DI

Deionization is capable of making massive quantities of ultrapure water. It's commonly done in industrial settings.
I used to work in the semiconductor electroplating industry, and we had DI...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 05/16/2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By bnmir
Pump repair?

I have an older Little Giant pump, 3MDxxx that stopped working. The impeller seems fine, but it doesn't spin when plugged in. Is it worth/does anyone repair pumps? Or just buy a new one.
Anything...
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 04/30/2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By bnmir
Any hood/light with the bowfront?

Any hood/light with the bowfront?
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 04/18/2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By bnmir
If the resins are separate, DI is pretty cheap...

If the resins are separate, DI is pretty cheap and easy to recharge yourself.
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 03/22/2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,624
Posted By bnmir
I'd also be interested in local frags!

I'd also be interested in local frags!
Forum: Reef Discussion 03/20/2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,454
Posted By bnmir
This may sound dumb, but double check the...

This may sound dumb, but double check the salinity with a different device.
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 03/14/2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By bnmir
I'm not familiar with Aquaworld, can you point me...

I'm not familiar with Aquaworld, can you point me in the right direction?
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 03/14/2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By bnmir
Looking for small acrylic tank - refugium

I'm looking for a small (15-20g) acrylic tank for use as a refugium. Acrylic - so I can easily drill and still have light transmission/visibility.
Something around 24"L x 12-16"W x 12-16" tall.
...
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 03/12/2007, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By bnmir
specs?

How about some more info on the RO/DI?
Forum: Do It Yourself 03/05/2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By bnmir
Lowes Kobalt portable C02 regulator

Surely this has some DIY applications!
(In Sunday March 4th Lowes flyer)
Kobalt
Portable Compressed CO2 Regulator $99...
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