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Old 02-03-2012, 09:46 PM   #21
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I think an aqualifter is 3.5gph with 0 head loss

I think you may be right. That idea isn't sounding so good anymore. ggrrrr.... that would have been a great quick fix. Unless I can convert those gallons and see how many ml it is and how long I "could" have the switch turned on to dispense the dose.
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I was kinda curious so I just did a quick little test. I got 5ml in about 2-3 seconds. Probably closer to two.
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Thanks for doing that, I appreciate the effort. I guess I will have to go with regular daily dosing for now. I plan on starting to dose 2 part with my next water change.
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Old 02-03-2012, 10:11 PM   #24
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A couple feet of head loss reduces it significantly though. So if you dosed directly Ito your tank it would be MUCH slower, or even drip it in the sump from ad high as you can.
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Old 02-03-2012, 10:13 PM   #25
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I'm gonna go do the math. lol there has to be an easy and cheap way to dose, at least for now.
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Honestly I wouldn't even trust the math. Too many variables. Head loss, tube length, filter. I would get as much head loss as u can and time it dripping into a 5ml test tube. Or whatever.
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Thanks guys! Also I wanna get a anemone I've waited a year to show interest and now I really want one and have been researching either a bubble tip or a long tentacle but again don't know which one would be a good beginner one? Any advice? Also I really like carpets but heard to many horror stories should I stay away?
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Old 02-03-2012, 11:04 PM   #28
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The nem will depend on your lighting and water parameters. If you are running close to 0 nitrates and have sufficient light you should be ok.
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I have 4 t5ho 54w so a total of 216 w
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Do you have good bulbs in it and are the bulbs each indivudally reflected? What light do you have, do you have a link. the lights are so important.
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