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Old 11-16-2013, 05:52 PM   #131
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I looked up the controller I think you got and it doesnt say anything about 4 powerheads being useable. It does say it will power up to 100w so maybe if you have two powerheads chained to each plug it might work.

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Old 11-16-2013, 06:04 PM   #132
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Ok, I looked up the power consumption of the 1500's and it says 6watts so you should be ok with two per channel.

What you need is either a very short extension cord or a two plug splitter from say home depot, Shouldnt be more than a couple bucks each. Just plug in two powerhead cords to the one side and then plug the main plug into the controller.
Hope I explained it like I thought it lol
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This would work

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Ok, I looked up the power consumption of the 1500's and it says 6watts so you should be ok with two per channel.

What you need is either a very short extension cord or a two plug splitter from say home depot, Shouldnt be more than a couple bucks each. Just plug in two powerhead cords to the one side and then plug the main plug into the controller.
Hope I explained it like I thought it lol
Seriously that's all I need!!!? I thought it was more complicated then that....
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Old 11-16-2013, 06:24 PM   #135
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Wellk there may be a more complicated method but thats what i would. lol
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Second baffle is in and water tight. Also the stand is being started. I'm almost there.... I still need salt which I'm going with red sea salt coral pro. I need rock which I'm going with BRS reef saver base rock, I need sand but I don't know what to get... Fiji pink or pool filter. I know there is a difference in price but does anyone have reviews on either?? I want sand sifters. And I also need test kits. I have No clue where to start with them!
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I've used both pink fiji and pool sand. I like the pool sand's texture, color and price so I tend ti use that. But if you like the color and look of the fiji then its up to you about the price difference. Pool filter sand is about $5 for 50lbs and so far I have only found it at home depot.
For test kits I;d recommend API liquid tests for the basics like ammonia, nitrite, nitrate and high range ph. When you want to test for calcium, magnesium and phosphates I stick with salifert or red sea has some good tests.
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I've used both pink fiji and pool sand. I like the pool sand's texture, color and price so I tend ti use that. But if you like the color and look of the fiji then its up to you about the price difference. Pool filter sand is about $5 for 50lbs and so far I have only found it at home depot.
For test kits I;d recommend API liquid tests for the basics like ammonia, nitrite, nitrate and high range ph. When you want to test for calcium, magnesium and phosphates I stick with salifert or red sea has some good tests.
Thank you carey for your thoughts. I didn't think anyone was gonna respond! On another note I just siliconed the third baffle. Boy was that interesting. I hope it holds! Progress is slow but at least I'm working in the right direction!
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So I'm sitting here on solid works designing a stand for myself then I realize my sump is the same width of my display tank.... Will it look stupid is I have an extra 2" in front and behind the tank? This is kinda irritating me..
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