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Forum: SCUBA/Snorkeling 01/01/2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,638
Posted By Bono
I just came back from Cozumel on Sunday and the...

I just came back from Cozumel on Sunday and the diving is wonderful.

With that being said, I share Wryknow's concerns that your not a certified diver and are heading into a dangerous situation. ...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Bono
What are you using it for? I think alot of the...

What are you using it for? I think alot of the Beckett skimmer guys use them because of the high pressure rating. Have you looked at the Sequence pumps? They are very quiet with low wattage and...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 12/22/2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,981
Posted By Bono
That Giga is beautiful, how big is it? And what...

That Giga is beautiful, how big is it? And what type of flowerpot is that? I've always wanted one but I've heard the livespan in a tank is less than 6 months so what's the secret?

Great looking...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/21/2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,224
Posted By Bono
Picture tease!

Picture tease!
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/20/2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 314
Posted By Bono
Just noticed they have a 3,000 and 4,000 gph...

Just noticed they have a 3,000 and 4,000 gph waterfall pump with a max head of 32 and 39ft. I may just try one myself.

Thanks jbarnaby
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/20/2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 314
Posted By Bono
Yeah a Mag36 will pump that high and once you...

Yeah a Mag36 will pump that high and once you stick it in the bucket it fills with water and away you go. I use a garden hose with a regular sprayer on the end so I can turn it on and off in my...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/20/2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 314
Posted By Bono
An external pump seems like over kill to me and a...

An external pump seems like over kill to me and a pain to plumb to a Brute. I use a cheap catalina pump and it works fine. I pump about 125ft although the head is only about 10ft. To make it easy...
Forum: The Lounge 12/20/2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,134
Posted By Bono
Has anyone watched My Sweet 16? This is the show...

Has anyone watched My Sweet 16? This is the show where extremely rich parents spend thousands of dollars to buy their unpopular children all the friends in the school. Invitations are handed out in...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/20/2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bono
I'm using an outer orbit 3x250 MH's with 8x39...

I'm using an outer orbit 3x250 MH's with 8x39 T-5's and 24 night LED's (12 white and 12 blue) on my 180. It's one of the nicest fixtures I've had and comes complete with fans and timers. I tryed...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/20/2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 488
Posted By Bono
Like Caragol said it might just be molting.

Like Caragol said it might just be molting.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/17/2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Bono
The only thing that ever worked for me was...

The only thing that ever worked for me was covering the tank and leaving the lights off for 3 days. It doesn't effect the fish or corals and it completely removed all the algae. There are quite a...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/17/2007, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Bono
I just ordered the mesh mod kit from...

I just ordered the mesh mod kit from protein-skimmer.com. It comes with new mesh and some kind of add on venturi thing. I'm obviously not really sure what it does but I figured I'd give it a try. ...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/16/2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Bono
I trimmed the mesh a little which I've done just...

I trimmed the mesh a little which I've done just about every time but it never really seems to help and I'm afraid to trim to much.

Like rpeeples mentioned, sometimes they rattle and hum while...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/15/2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Bono
Bm250 ?

I've had my BM250 for about 9 months and lately I've had restart problems. The power went out for about 1 second and both pumps wouldn't restart. I took the whole skimmer out and ran it in vinegar...
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/17/2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Bono
I think if your looking to get a turn key setup...

I think if your looking to get a turn key setup and the LFS is setting it up for you than the prices are probably ok. Alot of people purchase their tank, stand and canopy locally and then buy...
Forum: The Lounge 11/06/2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 544
Posted By Bono
That's quite a handsome bunch!

That's quite a handsome bunch!
Forum: Tampa Bay Reef Club 11/06/2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 273
Posted By Bono
I use the jager's and have never had a problem. ...

I use the jager's and have never had a problem.

I had my sump outdoors for a year or so and I housed it in one of those plastic mini sheds from Lowes. I used silicone on the joints to seal it up...
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 11/04/2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By Bono
What are the dimensions and is it drilled?

What are the dimensions and is it drilled?
Forum: The Lounge 11/03/2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By Bono
I'm also looking for a site for my service...

I'm also looking for a site for my service oriented business and have zero computer skills._ I've received estimates of $500 give or take and wondered if it's a good price? and if anyone knows a good...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/24/2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By Bono
I just changed to an Outer orbit 3x250MH's, 8x...

I just changed to an Outer orbit 3x250MH's, 8x 39watt T5's and 24 moonlights and I'm very happy. I used to run 3x175's only but heat was an issue as I had them on 10-12 hours a day. I have a 180...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/24/2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 660
Posted By Bono
I had a huge HA problem and the only thing that...

I had a huge HA problem and the only thing that worked was to turn off all lights and cover the tank for 3 days.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/16/2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 927
Posted By Bono
mbbuna is absolutely right. I had one many years...

mbbuna is absolutely right. I had one many years ago and it isn't worth $20. I had to adjust it several times a day and never really got it to skim. I bought a new "Turbo" pump and added the...
Forum: Tampa Bay Reef Club 10/16/2007, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By Bono
Anyone with a large tank please make an offer. I...

Anyone with a large tank please make an offer. I just want him to go to a good home.
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 10/14/2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By Bono
Is the price in US funds or Canadian?

Is the price in US funds or Canadian?
Forum: Tampa Bay Reef Club 10/13/2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By Bono
Sorry, the carpet is $50. He's pretty large at...

Sorry, the carpet is $50. He's pretty large at least 12 ".
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