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Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By James77
Looks like a shopvac on steroids :D I am...

Looks like a shopvac on steroids :D

I am going to think this out a little more......the option of keeping a sump is seeming a little more appealing. Minus all the crap that comes with a reef...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By James77
Maybe I can stick with a sump....just ditch the...

Maybe I can stick with a sump....just ditch the 40g breeder I use now and go with smaller. My main issue with a sump was with saltwater splashing, since it is very open. I can maybe run a sealed...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By James77
I have two 2217's from a 75g planted tank I did a...

I have two 2217's from a 75g planted tank I did a few years ago....this is another 50 gallons though.
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By James77
I am kinda tired of the sumps :) The tank...

I am kinda tired of the sumps :)

The tank is setup for a siphon overflow, where it ahs 3 holes...one for siphon, one for a slight excess trickle leftover from siphon, and an emergency.

I...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By James77
There is a chart that estimates siphon flow at...

There is a chart that estimates siphon flow at 725gph on 1" sch40 at 4 feet...but that does not account for friction or the fact that it isn't really a free flow siphon.

I asked this on a reef...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By James77
2 canister filters, one return?

I have a 120g I am most likely going to convert from reef to planted.

The tank is drilled in the back, and I would like to utilize one hole (1" bulkhead) for a main drain, and the other 1"...
Forum: Lighting 03-10-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By James77
It really need not be that big. I made a 80 LED...

It really need not be that big. I made a 80 LED setup for my reef tank using 1"x1/2" high aluminum U-channel.
Forum: Lighting 03-10-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,750
Posted By James77
This is incorrect. ...

This is incorrect.

http://www.reeflogix.com/images/rc/whitelight.jpg





All of the energy, whether or not it is converted to light, will end up as heat. Flourescents and halides watt...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,090
Posted By James77
To the OP- I run 2- 2217s on my 90, and it...

To the OP-

I run 2- 2217s on my 90, and it is nowhere near too much flow or filtration. If I wanted more flow from here, I would probably add a nanostream or such for low powered flow.
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,090
Posted By James77
Cleaning took me 15 minutes to completely clean 2...

Cleaning took me 15 minutes to completely clean 2 Eheim 2217's. Electrical consumption is 28 watts for the two of them, or about $30/year.
Forum: Substrate 09-09-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By James77
I've used it and got very good results, though I...

I've used it and got very good results, though I just switched to MTS with an eco-complete cap.

It is pretty much re-branded Turface, the reason I say pretty much is they may or may not add...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By James77
Welding shops and beverage distributors are other...

Welding shops and beverage distributors are other places. Airgas may sell CO2, they don't near me though.

BTW- so what if its not for paintball :confused:, what do they care what you are doing...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,083
Posted By James77
Maybe it is a hit or miss on how they work... I...

Maybe it is a hit or miss on how they work... I have owned 2. One worked well enough for a couple months, then dumped a bunch of CO2 into my saltwater tank, killing several expensive fish. It was...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By James77
Go for the solenoid, it is cheap enough. A timer...

Go for the solenoid, it is cheap enough. A timer can make it come on half an hour or so before the lights come on.
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By James77
I have owned a few different Fluvals, and...

I have owned a few different Fluvals, and currently own 2 Eheim 2217s- my vote is an easy one for Eheim. Very simple-yet very effective, great hose connections, and extremely quiet.
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By James77
The classics come with the media you will need,...

The classics come with the media you will need, and they are fantastic filters. I would alos go larger if you can, they are not that much more expensive- and it gives room for upgrading in the...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By James77
Does your fingernail catch on it, does it leak? ...

Does your fingernail catch on it, does it leak? If you press on it, does it expand?
Forum: Lighting 05-22-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,253
Posted By James77
Overdriving is very effective at getting more...

Overdriving is very effective at getting more intensity out of the bulbs. ALL T5's require cooling if you want optimal performance and life from the, this especially so with Overdriven T5s. The Ice...
Forum: Substrate 05-19-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,633
Posted By James77
I didn't even wash mine at all, I just filled the...

I didn't even wash mine at all, I just filled the tank slowly. The dust will settle/filter out after a couple days. If you disturb it afterwards- ie when planting or rearranging -it will kick up...
Forum: Substrate 05-17-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,633
Posted By James77
The substrate works very well, and I have no...

The substrate works very well, and I have no comlaints whatsoever about it. As others have noted, it is pretty much marked up turface. If you don't have the motivation to hunt for it, or can't get...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 77,029
Posted By James77
What ever became of Marinelands offer to cover...

What ever became of Marinelands offer to cover the damages themselves? Did that end up falling through?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-05-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,575
Posted By James77
Fitday is another free calorie counting site, and...

Fitday is another free calorie counting site, and they have a reasonably priced program(like $20 I think) that will keep better track of foods, weight goals, and measurements.

I generally agree...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By James77
I agree that you also will not need hose clamps...

I agree that you also will not need hose clamps if you connet them to the barbs correctly. As you are screwing the nut up towards the barb to hold the tube in place, keep pushing the tube down so...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By James77
One of mine was a bit louder than the other for...

One of mine was a bit louder than the other for sometime. Draining it and refilling it helped some, but the noise subsided over a couple of weeks- currently I need to be about 12" away from them...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By James77
30% is very high- I have no idea where he pulled...

30% is very high- I have no idea where he pulled that number from, I'd say it would be more like 5-7%, given the glass was clean.

I use one on my 90, its major advantages are no need for...
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