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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,343
Posted By Roland Jacques
Bad math it should be 60% less water 60%...

Bad math it should be
60% less water
60% less prefilters

jdieck, i'm glad to here you are using the same membrane a was not positive you were
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,316
Posted By Roland Jacques
I'm glad to see this came out so fast. Those are...

I'm glad to see this came out so fast. Those are some good numbers with a reliable pump. looks like great skimmer. is that a twist lock cup?
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,343
Posted By Roland Jacques
This i do not agree with. this would not work in...

This i do not agree with. this would not work in series.

I assume you are suggesting taking the "good water" from the first 50% membrane and run it as the tap/source water to the 99% membrane. I...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,343
Posted By Roland Jacques
I agree with you on this part. I was trying to...

I agree with you on this part. I was trying to give a worse case scenario, and keep it simple. I believe it would be much less than 20% also.

How would you estimate the life of the membranes...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,343
Posted By Roland Jacques
In the South GA, AL,.. we have a pretty bad...

In the South GA, AL,.. we have a pretty bad drought. I believe big water makers should conceder this multi series RO water making option. For me it has paid for itself in water savings cost the first...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By Roland Jacques
Point made. Can i send you some of my Photos?:D

Point made.
Can i send you some of my Photos?:D
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,343
Posted By Roland Jacques
Yes, you can. you will end up with less waste...

Yes, you can. you will end up with less waste water .

Ive been doing it over a year with good results. whats your starting TDS from your tap?
...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 40,702
Posted By Roland Jacques
Thanks Bubbletip2 for doing this testing. I...

Thanks Bubbletip2 for doing this testing.

I was trying to understand the big difference here in this comparison. First I was thinking that the lumenarc III must have been on the system for a long...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 40,702
Posted By Roland Jacques
I love it. Quote of the year

I love it.

Quote of the year
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 40,702
Posted By Roland Jacques
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. im not sure how...

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. im not sure how i missed this Thank you
Perfect info
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 40,702
Posted By Roland Jacques
So they got 300-400 PAR at 10" depth over a a...

So they got 300-400 PAR at 10" depth over a a 24"-30" spread. What wattage?

I'm just having a time with trying to put this info together in my head. So do you think this is a good choice of...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 40,702
Posted By Roland Jacques
Im trying to put this thread together in my head...

Im trying to put this thread together in my head and i keep geting a liitle unsure. I need some help from you guys who seem to have a handle on this refector.

I'm planing a propagation system The...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 951
Posted By Roland Jacques
Like luke said your photo shows a skimmer thats...

Like luke said your photo shows a skimmer thats not fully broken in yet. ive seen skimmers from China take a month for all the oils to go away.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 25,620
Posted By Roland Jacques
Thanks Luke, Jeff mentioned he likes them also....

Thanks Luke, Jeff mentioned he likes them also. Ill defintly have to order a couple.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/06/2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,313
Posted By Roland Jacques
Your photos are awesome bro. I want to buy 2 of...

Your photos are awesome bro. I want to buy 2 of them just cause they look so good. Not to mention 50 SCFH.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/05/2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 25,620
Posted By Roland Jacques
Good job luke. Why do you like the oddesy...

Good job luke.

Why do you like the oddesy pumps?
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/02/2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By Roland Jacques
their has been talk (and from my limited...

their has been talk (and from my limited experience I agree,) that any UV less than 25 watts is use-less in any size tank. so 25 watts or don't use one at all. They say the light intensity on...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/02/2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Roland Jacques
Thanks Toddrtrex But where do i find it myself?...

Thanks Toddrtrex
But where do i find it myself? or do i just save it as a favorite
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/02/2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Roland Jacques
How do I find past RC Magazine articles..

I can't find a way to go to past magzine article. any help would be great. thanks
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/02/2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Roland Jacques
Randy, This link does not work. Using...

Randy,

This link does not work.
Using Conductivity to Measure Salinity
http://www.aquariumfish.com/aquariu...l.aspx?aid=1804

are thier better conductivity meters than others?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/02/2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By Roland Jacques
MH & T-5 Bulb degradation info wanted

I'm trying to judge long term cost of t-5 vs MH.

I'm looking for Bulb degradation info. I saw a article in RC magazine a few months ago on Metal Halide lamp performance decline over time. It...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/05/2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,319
Posted By Roland Jacques
dart NW made by ORCA www.protein-skimmer.com ...

dart NW made by ORCA www.protein-skimmer.com

Steve, im not knocking it over all. And besides I knock every skimmer. Theirs no perfect skimmer otherwise there would be no room for improvements.
...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/05/2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,319
Posted By Roland Jacques
Sorry, I totaly misunderstood your post. ( ...

Sorry, I totaly misunderstood your post. ( Thanks for seting me straight. ill get the exact name.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/05/2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,319
Posted By Roland Jacques
Just comparing 2 skimmers builders, and the...

Just comparing 2 skimmers builders, and the thought that went into designing flow paths. The ORCA is just a great Example of a high end skimmer with a poor design of flow path. Maybe up to 20% of...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/04/2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By Roland Jacques
Bean, I was thinking they may have a good...

Bean,
I was thinking they may have a good application for people who want to get the most out of their lamp life.
since you loose 20% of PAR during the first 4 months then 10% more over the next...
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