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Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 11/06/2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By hawkfish
sold...thanks Matt!

sold...thanks Matt!
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 11/05/2007, 04:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By hawkfish
Here's a price breakdown of what these cost new...

Here's a price breakdown of what these cost new (purchased in March this year):

6080 Pump 188.06
Protective grating 9.86
6060 Hydro propeller 10.42
208.34 each...
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 11/03/2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By hawkfish
bump

bump
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 11/01/2007, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By hawkfish
To clarify, they come with (2) extra props (the...

To clarify, they come with (2) extra props (the 6060's)
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 10/28/2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By hawkfish
FS: 2 Tunzes 6080 (S.E. MI)

I purchased these earlier this year. They are in great condition and still under warranty. They come with the mesh covers and (2) 6060 propellers. (there is a screw that holds the prop on and you can...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/28/2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By hawkfish
I battled this for a long time and finally...

I battled this for a long time and finally realized that flow was the issue. Try increasing your flow and see what happens. It will take a few days for it to start receding.
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/28/2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By hawkfish
I use a brute trash can with a closed loop with...

I use a brute trash can with a closed loop with an external tee to connect to hosing that runs to the tank. I made a pvc bracket that connects to the hose and is set to a depth that takes out about...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/28/2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,024
Posted By hawkfish
Reef Crystals or Instant Ocean...they seem to get...

Reef Crystals or Instant Ocean...they seem to get the most consistent results.
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/28/2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By hawkfish
I like the new Eheim Twin Feeder...2 hoppers and...

I like the new Eheim Twin Feeder...2 hoppers and the ability to have different portions for each feeding cycle. The only thing I don't like is the price tag
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/28/2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,007
Posted By hawkfish
I use Reef Crystals and don't add a thing. I let...

I use Reef Crystals and don't add a thing. I let the CA & Kalk reactors balance the water.
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/28/2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By hawkfish
My purple is the king of my tank. I've had a...

My purple is the king of my tank. I've had a yellow and they have the exact same demeanor
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/28/2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By hawkfish
I've also had these little starfish. I think the...

I've also had these little starfish. I think the only way to remove them is manually but I don't think they're detrimental. Hopefully, someone can help ID this little guy.
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/28/2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By hawkfish
My vote is for nassarius snails. They are fun to...

My vote is for nassarius snails. They are fun to watch at feeding time.
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/28/2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By hawkfish
I use a siphon hose and stick a powerhead sponge...

I use a siphon hose and stick a powerhead sponge inside the tube. This prevents the sand from getting sucked out. You'll need to clean the sponge frequently. The other way is to get a fine mesh...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/28/2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By hawkfish
I just recently replaced a beckett style with a...

I just recently replaced a beckett style with a needle wheel. FWIW, the needle wheel produces more finer bubbles and better skimmate.
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/30/2006, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By hawkfish
I should also mention that I'm using only flake...

I should also mention that I'm using only flake food. I don't think this would work well with pellet food because the drum could stop with the gate facing down and all the pellets would spill out
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/29/2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By hawkfish
I finally figured out what to do. I wired up a...

I finally figured out what to do. I wired up a 3v dc power supply directly to the motor inside the Eheim feeder. There are some draw backs to this. I by-passed the computer on the Eheim, so it's...
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/28/2006, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By hawkfish
Is it possible to wire a relay so that the...

Is it possible to wire a relay so that the circuit that's switched is unpowered? I've been looking all over the net and on reefcentral and still haven't found an answer.
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/28/2006, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By hawkfish
need help, trying to mod the eheim feeder

I'm trying to figure out how to integrate my Eheim feeder using an Aquacontroller III. Jon Lazar helped me out by explaining how he used an X10 module (um506). Basically, he opened the feeder and...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/14/2006, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By hawkfish
I'm deeply saddened to hear about anyone getting...

I'm deeply saddened to hear about anyone getting such a serious illness, and appreciate that family has to come first.
An update: I seem to have fixed the pump from starting backwards by adding a...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/08/2006, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By hawkfish
I just checked their site...

I just checked their site...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/06/2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By hawkfish
oceanflo out of business?

I purchased (2) kits from them and been having problems...one of them is very loud, and the other started spinning in reverse yesterday. I've sent many emails but have yet to get any response. I...
Forum: Reef Discussion 06/10/2005, 07:00 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 30,754
Posted By hawkfish
I don't know of any other variables in the tank...

I don't know of any other variables in the tank that could have caused this other than possibly a toxin like steerhair suggested. It's possible that it was an ammonia spike too but I think that's...
Forum: Reef Discussion 06/10/2005, 11:23 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 30,754
Posted By hawkfish
Well, I'd love to be posting the same results as...

Well, I'd love to be posting the same results as others on this thread but unfortunately, I cannot. I put in (2) tablets of Maracyn in my 90 gal and 24 hours later I came home from work to find all...
Forum: Reef Discussion 02/11/2005, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By hawkfish
Thanks again for all the advice...I know there's...

Thanks again for all the advice...I know there's no guarentee that the tank will hold up...but if it does eventually break, my next phone call will be to my insurance agent :)
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