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Old 01-05-2015, 02:22 AM   #31
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That's what Murphy's Law says. So if the tank seams can fail without even using a wave maker, what makes you think that it will not happen when using one?
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Old 01-05-2015, 03:20 AM   #32
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That's what Murphy's Law says. So if the tank seams can fail without even using a wave maker, what makes you think that it will not happen when using one?
Bottom line, there's not nearly enough information to form any sort of conclusion about this. With tank seal failures being a 1 in a million occurrence as it is, there's absolutely no chance of accurately gauging the point you're trying to make.

It's like saying "If I remove 1lb of weight from my car it will accelerate faster, get better gas mileage, and last longer." Sure it will, but the difference is so infinitesimal, what's the point of even saying it?
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It's an "ounce of prevention" because I don't believe the wave maker is necessary at all. Ocean nutrients are delivered by ocean current which is in 1 direction and not by oscillating waves at the surface.
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I disagree. The to and fro motion from the surge helps with gas exchange. Flow is one of the most important aspects of keeping most corals alive.


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Old 01-05-2015, 03:09 PM   #35
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Gas exchange can be achieved without a to and fro motion. Before reef keepers never have such wave makers but were still successful. It is about water circulation.
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That's what I said Jeff, it's about flow and the type of flow. You are looking for an argument we aren't going to have.


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Actually Greg everything I said is being disagreed upon by everyone and I am just responding. The last one is about the flow which you specifically mentioned to be the swinging of the waves to be a to and fro. What I said about circulation is not necessarily a back and forth of water but a continuous slight turbulence of water.
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That's okay Jeff.


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Does anyone knows where the rogue waves come from?
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