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Old 10-31-2003, 09:33 PM   #1
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Power Heads?

okay i have 2 power heads i got today i haev them on full without any timers? is that okay? or what?
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Old 10-31-2003, 10:23 PM   #2
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i do, i have four on all the time, check out my pis in the pic forum
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Old 10-31-2003, 11:04 PM   #3
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what kinda lighting do u have how muhc it cost u? what kind skimmer u have?
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90 Gal AGA tank
Oceanic SUMP 2 bio balls, 3 filter pads,&Crbn
Magdrive 9.5 pump
triple 48inch strip light (3 48inch 50/50 6000K/ actinic bulbs 36 watts)
110 lbs live rock Fiji,Caribian, Keys rock
40lbs live sand 100lbs araganite
15lbs black reg.sand
Berlin Classic with turbo upgrade
2 Maxi JEt Power head 1200
1 Rio 2100 for??
___live stock___
1 Ylw Tang
1 Chocolate Starfish
2 Green Damsels
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Old 11-01-2003, 10:31 PM   #4
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MH light 175watt 10000k x2 i paid around 600.00
and i got an ASF 150 skimmer
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Old 11-01-2003, 11:50 PM   #5
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nice
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90 Gal AGA tank
Oceanic SUMP 2 bio balls, 3 filter pads,&Crbn
Magdrive 9.5 pump
triple 48inch strip light (3 48inch 50/50 6000K/ actinic bulbs 36 watts)
110 lbs live rock Fiji,Caribian, Keys rock
40lbs live sand 100lbs araganite
15lbs black reg.sand
Berlin Classic with turbo upgrade
2 Maxi JEt Power head 1200
1 Rio 2100 for??
___live stock___
1 Ylw Tang
1 Chocolate Starfish
2 Green Damsels
1 horse conch snail
1 cleaner shrimp
7 Turbo snails the Cone shaped
13 Trochus Snails
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Most people dont put their powerheads on timers and if they do it would be a kind of powerstip that randomly turns on/off the outlets to simulate waves.
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Old 11-02-2003, 01:59 PM   #7
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If you decide to look into getting a timer, check eBay.

I just got a Red Sea Wavemaker Wavemaster Pro on eBay.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...&category=3212
It would have cost me $200 - $250 Canadian locally but I won it for $87.99 USD (including shipping).

The Natural Wave multi-cycle pump timer is a cheaper alternative.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...&category=3212

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Old 11-02-2003, 05:39 PM   #8
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yea is it needed though thanks
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Oceanic SUMP 2 bio balls, 3 filter pads,&Crbn
Magdrive 9.5 pump
triple 48inch strip light (3 48inch 50/50 6000K/ actinic bulbs 36 watts)
110 lbs live rock Fiji,Caribian, Keys rock
40lbs live sand 100lbs araganite
15lbs black reg.sand
Berlin Classic with turbo upgrade
2 Maxi JEt Power head 1200
1 Rio 2100 for??
___live stock___
1 Ylw Tang
1 Chocolate Starfish
2 Green Damsels
1 horse conch snail
1 cleaner shrimp
7 Turbo snails the Cone shaped
13 Trochus Snails
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