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Old 08-29-2011, 08:34 AM   #41
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Also in this thread I asked about an overflow box I went a head and put it on my 55 it is a eehops 1800 gph it is really helping my tank look really good also this is my first vortech power head any recommended settings to run it on thanks any advice would b great

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Old 08-29-2011, 09:46 AM   #42
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You got some nice stuff! I've been looking at clams lately and yours looks pretty nice.....If I may be so bold, how much was the clam?
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Well thank you I got my clam for 45 it is a crisaya (I know I spelt that wrong) I really like the look of the clam as well
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Old 08-29-2011, 10:07 AM   #44
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Nice price! My lfs's want $59 and up and they arent even maxima's.

You did good!
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My lfs wants 85 for a maxima but I think I might just get one and have 2 clams LOL I think they r so pretty
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Old 08-29-2011, 10:16 AM   #46
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If I was gonna bust the bank on a big $$ purchase I;d just opny up another $40 and get a ourple tang. My lfs had one for $120!! I was so tempted but just couldnt do it.... lol
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Old 08-29-2011, 10:25 AM   #47
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Yeah I love tangs they r my favorite and I would spend a lot of money on them that is y I am now only building a 55 to take that temptation away lol
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Old 08-29-2011, 12:37 PM   #48
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Can anyone tell me if filter socks r good to use I don't have no filter media in my sump so I was woundering if the filter socks work well or not
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Old 08-29-2011, 12:41 PM   #49
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I use a 7" filter sock for my double intake and love them. Only downside is you have to change them out every few days. Ihave about 4 of them soI can change them out and clean them when necessary. I use my garden hose with a "power head" type of handle so it really blows all the gunk out of the sock. You'll be amazed at how much gunk comes out. I was using the washing machine with no soap or anything on sterilize mode but it took 2 hours for each load. LOL Much easier with the hose.
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Can't use a 7 inch filter sock my inlets r to far apart I need 2 of them that will fit 1 1/2 inch PVC any ideas
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Is anyone else having an issue with the phone app. Crashing
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Here is my clam all open
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Old 08-30-2011, 02:54 AM   #53
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Here are my polyps open
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Old 08-30-2011, 10:23 AM   #54
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The website has been going offline a few times this week it seems for maintenance.

Corals look good, especially the clam. Boy, do I want one of those !!
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Is anyone else having an issue with the phone app. Crashing
Yeah, a few times last week. It should be back to normal now.
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OK good it wasn't just me good well I did a pwc. And the corals seem to be very happy going to buy a chiller tomorrow need to get the tank temp in check lol
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Well getting my chiller today did not work out as I work graveyard and fell asleep
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Been there - 3rd shift for 4 years... now I'm on 2nd.
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Yeah its OK not to bad but all my lfs here open at 11 am and I am sleeping idk y they don't open sooner but I will have to deal with it lol
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Same with the ones here: 11:00a - No clue why - probably the same reason we still have daylight savings time. No one complains.
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