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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By kielty
I just grabbed some SW from a water change but...

I just grabbed some SW from a water change but topped it off a bit with fresh to test my sump/fuge and the new skimmer. I put more salt water in and the bubbles have fined up. Thanks for the
heads...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By kielty
thanks for the reply blackthunda77. I added some...

thanks for the reply blackthunda77. I added some more salt water to the mix and the bubbles have fined...whew....pump is
still noisy but hoping that is will quiet a bit once things slim up a...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By kielty
Skimmer creating coarse Bubbles from new Please help.

Just trying out my new Octopus NW150 in my sump and the pump seems quite noisy and the bubbles are quite coarse and the flow seems light. Not sure what is going on. Do the pumps need to break in to...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By kielty
Noisy Octopus NW150...with coarse bubbles Please help...

Not sure what is going on. Was water testing my sump and figured I'd test out my NW150 but is seems noisy and the bubbles are very coarse...I am using very low salinity water
(not sure if that...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By kielty
thanks for the replies

thanks for the replies
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By kielty
Do you run your fans (or one of them 24/7) are...

Do you run your fans (or one of them 24/7) are you losing more
with the fans on (more air movement) or with the fans off
(more heat/more evap.)??? Sorry for the newbie question?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By kielty
Average daily evaporation for a 4'x18" surface area

Wondering what you guys are experiencing for an average
daily vap. rate for a 90 gallon tank with two MH's ...
Trying to figure out return section capacities and would appreciate any inputs as far...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By kielty
I am running mine for 7 hours each with a one...

I am running mine for 7 hours each with a one hour overlap
(have 2 MH's ) but in your case I would say your on the track.
I delayed my starts as well so I can enjoy the Halides when I
get home...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/08/2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By kielty
Thanks Travis, I thought about that after I...

Thanks Travis, I thought about that after I didn't get much feedback. I'll browse around in that forum .

Cheers,
Brian
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/08/2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By kielty
Anyone breeding Brine shrimp for food

Looking for some feedback on raising brine for food. Bred some
tomatoes a few years back and had "green water" for my brine tank. Wondering if this is a neccessity or whether they can survive in...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/20/2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By kielty
Sorry, not for me...Liking the natural look of...

Sorry, not for me...Liking the natural look of good old fashioned
live rock.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/20/2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By kielty
looks great all the same. What height above the...

looks great all the same. What height above the water and how far apart did you mount your halides. I have mine about 7 inches above the water line and about 11" apart....still haven't plugged them...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/20/2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By kielty
First pic didn't work out but the second one...

First pic didn't work out but the second one looks great.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/20/2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By kielty
hey RjWilson....how often do you have to top up...

hey RjWilson....how often do you have to top up with a return section that size???
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/20/2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By kielty
Pfy333 Ya, was planning on throwing some of...

Pfy333

Ya, was planning on throwing some of my nice pieces of leftover live rock in the refugium w/ chaeto. Along with a bit of a sand bed.



Thanks for the pics Peter, great job with the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/20/2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By kielty
Thanks for the comments, I was thinking around...

Thanks for the comments, I was thinking around those lines.
Just putting in what looks good not trying to cram it in there just because I have it. I think I have a few buyers in the area for some of...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/20/2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By kielty
Please post any pics, for aquascaping RR AGA 110 (tall) tank

Setting up my 110 over the holidays and am interested in seeing
some pics of some aquascaping ideas. Planning on doing a rockwall on one end (tank is in a corner). I have two tanks that
I will be...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/12/2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By kielty
you can get a new section of 1 1/4" line from...

you can get a new section of 1 1/4" line from Home Depot/Lowes
for about $20 bucks. I am setting up a 110 AGA this week and just
bought a 4' piece that I will bend into the sump to even out the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/12/2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By kielty
I was advised to and bought a mag12 for my 110...

I was advised to and bought a mag12 for my 110 with about
6' of head loss. I am going to run my phos/carbon and fuge off of
this pump. havent' got it running yet so I can't comment there but ...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/12/2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By kielty
Just returned a Rio that I had brand new as the...

Just returned a Rio that I had brand new as the reviews I've read
and a few people have told me they are terrible. My buddy had one on his Turboflotor and it burned up in no time. The reviews on...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/11/2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By kielty
read that article...saw the link here, not sure...

read that article...saw the link here, not sure if it was you Lance
that posted it. Great article. Looking for some specifics as far as
what kind of equipment and recommondations. LFS has...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/11/2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By kielty
I disagree ..1/2 glass is 1/2" glass....If it...

I disagree ..1/2 glass is 1/2" glass....If it holds it today it will hold tomorrow. It the load is straight down on the edges of the glass it is not loading up anything (silicone) BUT the glass.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/11/2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By kielty
Weight will be fine (about 140 lbs) support your...

Weight will be fine (about 140 lbs) support your tank above from
points that are supported below on the 90 gallon.
The biggest concern you will have is the warp on the 2x4 due to the high...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/11/2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By kielty
Thanks for the reply Cham...looks like some heavy...

Thanks for the reply Cham...looks like some heavy flow
going on there...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/11/2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By kielty
Recommendations for 110 circulation please

Setting up my AGA 110 gallon tank (90 tall) in the next few weeks
and am looking for some input as to what I should be looking for
for circulation. Return to the tank is a Mag 12 with a small...
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