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Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 11-10-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,610
Posted By Agnate80700
ah yeah, forgot about the lfs water, duh. Well,...

ah yeah, forgot about the lfs water, duh. Well, in any case, hopefully with only the 5g tank having open air above it (the sump/fuge will have a lid on it,) the evaporation rate will be low and she...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 11-10-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,027
Posted By Agnate80700
Eh... unlikely something ate it. Unless you have...

Eh... unlikely something ate it. Unless you have something that likes to chow down on coral, which... well you shouldnt put coral in a tank with fish that eat coral... but I assume you wouldnt do...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 11-10-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,610
Posted By Agnate80700
Christmas reef

Hello all.

Looking to upgrade my girlfriend's FOWLR setup to a reef deal for christmas. Not talking acro or clams here... mushrooms, leather, maybe brain coral at the most. Any of the lower-light...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 10-21-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,702
Posted By Agnate80700
Question: What would the PAR percentage...

Question:

What would the PAR percentage increase be going from 130watt PC system to a 96watt T5 HO system? Are we talking like... 10%? 50%? -25%?

What about a 144watt T5 HO system?
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 10-20-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,702
Posted By Agnate80700
Ok, yes I see from googling around this 'PAR...

Ok, yes I see from googling around this 'PAR value' thing. Interesting considering I the last time I did any sort of intense research for lighting was only about two years ago.

So I suppose a 6x24...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 10-20-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,702
Posted By Agnate80700
for example... Solar T-5 Aquarium Hood 30"...

for example...

Solar T-5 Aquarium Hood 30" 6x24 Watts - eBay (item 360192870821 end time Oct-25-09 18:49:33 PDT)...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 10-20-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,702
Posted By Agnate80700
Well, ok heres my issue: I dont think my PC...

Well, ok heres my issue: I dont think my PC lighting is making the higher-light requirement coral/clam happy. The coral themselves seem to be ok, but the color seems to become more blah over time...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 10-20-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,702
Posted By Agnate80700
You guys say 'determined' and 'dead set' on MH,...

You guys say 'determined' and 'dead set' on MH, as if it were a bad thing. Why is this?
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 10-20-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,702
Posted By Agnate80700
Dont think the link to that first one worked......

Dont think the link to that first one worked... and the second one, I would get that but a) I'd want two, so $170x2=too much $$ and b) I still would like some actinic lighting in there.

I realize...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 10-20-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,702
Posted By Agnate80700
now that im looking at it, Im really leaning...

now that im looking at it, Im really leaning toward the 150w hqi system. thats just shy of 10wpg and that will make everything very happy I think. $235 shipped.... seems to be a good price too
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 10-20-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,702
Posted By Agnate80700
30x12x12 I believe. I realize the wattage is...

30x12x12 I believe. I realize the wattage is overkill, but it become an issue of cost.

For some reason, a 150w 30" system is minimum $300 but a 24" 380w system is $180. I dont really care about...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 10-20-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,702
Posted By Agnate80700
Just in case anyone wants to take a look, heres...

Just in case anyone wants to take a look, heres some link to the different light systems

250watt system...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 10-20-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,702
Posted By Agnate80700
Reef lighting for a 20g long

Hey folks. Before my question, let me explain my situation:

I want to upgrade my lighting system.

Ive got a 20g long (and about double that in filtration volume) and I have a PC 130w lighting...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 10-06-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,103
Posted By Agnate80700
Come to think of it, I dont know what type of...

Come to think of it, I dont know what type of fuel the heater uses. But yeah, it hasn't been on. Just AC AC AC lol.

Did my check about 3 hours after the lights were on, after having just cracked...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 10-05-2007, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,855
Posted By Agnate80700
If you dont have a glass hood and you have decent...

If you dont have a glass hood and you have decent aeration, try opening a window. I know it sounds totally random, but your house might have too high co2 making your pH drop. It was/is my problem.
...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 10-05-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,103
Posted By Agnate80700
So heres the latest... I did the drip kalk...

So heres the latest...

I did the drip kalk thing for a few days. My original feeling that the pH issue was solved with adding kalk was kaput as soon as I couldnt add kalk as a dose, but instead...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-25-2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,103
Posted By Agnate80700
hm, didnt know you had to drip kalk, ill have to...

hm, didnt know you had to drip kalk, ill have to start doing that. is there any way to know how to start a drip? as in, use a baseline speed (say... start off at 1 drip per minute and inrease as...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-18-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,103
Posted By Agnate80700
kalkwasser did the trick. whatever seems to be...

kalkwasser did the trick. whatever seems to be the imbalance with my low ph, i whip up a gallon jug of kalk and add like... maybe a quart every few days (at the moment, still testing to see the exact...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 09-18-2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,991
Posted By Agnate80700
just throwing my two cents in here... i used to...

just throwing my two cents in here... i used to think like you. At my old place I decided I didnt need to use ro/di water, i tested my water and found it to be very very low on 'trates and 'phates so...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-11-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,103
Posted By Agnate80700
hm, you guys might be right. ill give a 20%...

hm, you guys might be right.

ill give a 20% change a shot to see what happens. probably wont happen till the weekend though.

ps 8.0 was my reading last night. im gonna wait a little while and...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-11-2007, 01:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,103
Posted By Agnate80700
Well first, would pwc really help in this...

Well first, would pwc really help in this situation? Some factor is lowering my pH, is that going to be fixed by a pwc? I think a pwc is just going to bring my pH back to where it should be, and it...
Forum: Aquaria Off-Topic 09-10-2007, 02:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By Agnate80700
Hahahahaha I wonder if anyone told that kid he...

Hahahahaha I wonder if anyone told that kid he was playing in a vomit-dookie-wizz-decay-deadness froth. SO SO SO GROSS ug!
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-09-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,103
Posted By Agnate80700
i read a different version of that article right...

i read a different version of that article right after i posted this, but it confuses me still. My situation is that I have high alk but low pH, so it appears limewater would be a good solution? I...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-09-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,103
Posted By Agnate80700
raising ph

I've always used seachem marine buffer to bring my ph up, but it also raises alkalinity. My weekly testing has shown that by the end of the week my ph could use a boost, but my alk doesnt need any...
Forum: Show Off/Photography 09-08-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,233
Posted By Agnate80700
i want that sargassum trigger.... was that...

i want that sargassum trigger....

was that in your lfs? or someones tank?
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