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Old 12-21-2010, 01:59 AM   #21
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okay.....when u want to do PWC, u might need heater to heat the water and match it with your DT.....a powerhead so that the salt can mix properly within 24hours...but for pH im not so sure.....some said that lights can help in maintaining water pH...but i did some dosing on increasing the pH and kH....maybe u need someone expert in pH answer it for u....sory fren...
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Old 12-21-2010, 02:39 AM   #22
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thanks! so any ol heater would work?
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Old 12-21-2010, 02:43 AM   #23
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ol heater..??? u mean old heater..??? sory....
as long as your heater can heat the water, that will be good...
btw, as someone mentioned a lot in other thread, u need 2 heater in your setup in order to avoid heater failure in future.....
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Old 12-21-2010, 02:46 AM   #24
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that is true, if I had 2 heaters I can just take out one from the DT and put it back afterwards! thanks!
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Old 12-21-2010, 02:49 AM   #25
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btw, how your system setup..??? what kind of tank u willing to build...??? reef tank, FO tank or FOWLR...??? any sump..??? u might want to inform that so other people can help u better.....
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Old 12-21-2010, 03:47 AM   #26
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I wanna make a reef tank... I have a protein skimmer, 1 750gph ph, 1 heater
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Old 12-21-2010, 04:11 AM   #27
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hahaha....now only i know what do u mean by ph....powerhead..???
i taught ph for water......that is why i said earlier lights can maintain pH.....
anyway, back to topic....what is your filter...?? using canister..??? is that the only things u have...???
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no it's a skimmer type and PH = powerhead
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so u only have skimmer and LR for filter...?? for FOWLR tank, it might be ok...but u might want to add other than that in future if u plan to have reef tank....sump will be good advantage....
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add another what? skimmer?
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