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Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By S4UCE
In this case (big, dirty fish) I'd step up to the...

In this case (big, dirty fish) I'd step up to the 12. That should leave you somewhere around 5-6x hour turnover.
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By S4UCE
Just FYI, the difference between the pondmaster...

Just FYI, the difference between the pondmaster and classic is the length of the power cord. Pondmasters will have a much longer cord.

Also, while I do like the DC pumps on paper, I've seen too...
Forum: Lighting 02-06-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By S4UCE
You'll have to dial the blues way back, but...

You'll have to dial the blues way back, but you'll be able to grow plenty with a Vega. Beware thought, with a single fixture over a 30", you'll be spotlighting pretty bad and will have low light on...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By S4UCE
I have two MP-40s on my 48x24" 135 gallon reef...

I have two MP-40s on my 48x24" 135 gallon reef tank which I will be converting to a planted tank in the coming month. I was planning on selling both of them and using just my old MP-10. The 40's...
Forum: Lighting 12-30-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By S4UCE
Same spectrum control, although I've never...

Same spectrum control, although I've never actually used ecotech's software. You will need the additional WXM module to communicate with the Radions. I use Bulk Reef Supply 1.1ml/min peristaltic...
Forum: Lighting 12-29-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By S4UCE
Somebody is trading you a Hydra (52 or 26?) for a...

Somebody is trading you a Hydra (52 or 26?) for a SOL blue?? I hope there's some cash involved on your end or you're getting a heck of a deal!!

I just posted up about using my SW Radions (thread...
Forum: Lighting 12-28-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By S4UCE
I certainly hope they work out! Sure, not the...

I certainly hope they work out! Sure, not the cheapest option, but I already own them.. plus they're controlled by the Apex which will also be monitoring pH and temperature, and controlling heaters,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-26-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By S4UCE
Any thoughts on larger tanks? I'm converting a...

Any thoughts on larger tanks? I'm converting a 135 from reef to planted. 950 gph return and two Vortech MP-40s might be a bit much! The return should still be sufficient (about 5-6x turnover through...
Forum: Lighting 12-26-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By S4UCE
Just some information for anybody watching: ...

Just some information for anybody watching:

XR30 G2 has 8 Cool white LEDs, 16 Blue (royal and deep), 4 Reds, and 4 Greens. As a comparison, the XR15 FW has 4 Warm whites, 8 Blues (deep and royal),...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 881
Posted By S4UCE
I will agree that the bean is the optimal...

I will agree that the bean is the optimal overflow setup, I have to adjust my gate once ever week or two which isn't a big deal, but the one time my main siphon drain got clogged and I came home to...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 881
Posted By S4UCE
I'm currently in the planning phase of a similar...

I'm currently in the planning phase of a similar project. Reef -> Planted conversion. I have a 135 with an apex (excited to have all of the bells and whistles this time around - last planted tank was...
Forum: Lighting 12-24-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By S4UCE
Guess I'll be the guinea pig!

Guess I'll be the guinea pig!
Forum: Lighting 12-23-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By S4UCE
SW Radions?

Thinking of converting my 135 gallon reef to FW. Tank measures 48"x24"x27" (just a few inches taller than a standard 120). I have currently have two saltwater Gen 2 Radions over the tank. They don't...
Forum: DIY 05-17-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 372,850
Posted By S4UCE
Hey Jagged, thanks for the response. Didn't...

Hey Jagged, thanks for the response. Didn't realize those o-rings needed to be replaced so frequently. I'll be ordering up a big bag of those bad boys. Sorry if my comment was a bit brash. Just...
Forum: DIY 05-16-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 372,850
Posted By S4UCE
What causes the O-rings on the ASA valve to go...

What causes the O-rings on the ASA valve to go bad? My tank emptied, so I pulled it off, put my second tank on, tightened down the valve, and the second it depressed the pin, CO2 started rushing out...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By S4UCE
I would drill the 10 gallon. If you screw up, go...

I would drill the 10 gallon. If you screw up, go pick up a new one. Perfect opportunity to get a fresh tank and do a nice re-aquascape
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By S4UCE
Terrifying plan. Stick to an overflow and a...

Terrifying plan. Stick to an overflow and a return pump.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-29-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By S4UCE
Complete dosing

Hi all, I've been dosing my tank for about three weeks now. Everything looks great, but my red plants aren't... red. I was wondering if this could be due to a lack of a specific nutrient.

I'm...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-28-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,014
Posted By S4UCE
Patience is key! Great to see you're planning...

Patience is key! Great to see you're planning before jumping right in. When on a tight budget, it is especially important to make wise purchases and get the most bang for your buck. Scour the SnS for...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,361
Posted By S4UCE
Here's what I would do in your situation: Go get...

Here's what I would do in your situation: Go get a big clamp for woodworking, drain the tank down 75%, clamp it, and refill the tank to where the canister can still function (assuming you have a...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By S4UCE
Small iron bits can get attracted to the magnet....

Small iron bits can get attracted to the magnet. It's not really an issue with a glass tank (vs. acrylic), just make sure if they get stuck to the side, you don't get into corners where the sandy...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,512
Posted By S4UCE
and if it ever breaks, you can use it as a...

and if it ever breaks, you can use it as a garbage can!
Forum: Lighting 04-10-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By S4UCE
I have an Oddysea 4x39w T5HO over mine. I run...

I have an Oddysea 4x39w T5HO over mine. I run each pair of bulbs for 5 hours a day with a 2 hour overlap for an 8 hour photo period.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-06-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By S4UCE
Thanks, all! Will, I like your advice. I think...

Thanks, all! Will, I like your advice. I think I'll go for a few Amanos and a group of Cherries (maybe a future colony?) After the tank grows in then I'll consider the rams. Heck, maybe if I get some...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By S4UCE
Solenoid is kind of useless without a timer! When...

Solenoid is kind of useless without a timer! When you do get it, just set it to turn on an hour or so before the lights come on so there is CO2 in the water when the plants need it.
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