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Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Trading 01/06/2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,941
Posted By JC VT
Not willing to part the kit at the moment.

Not willing to part the kit at the moment.
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Trading 01/03/2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,941
Posted By JC VT
WTT T-5 Icecap Retro for Metal Halide

Icecap 430 ballast, heat sink, harness, 4 end caps and 2 24'' SLR reflectors for a MH retro/pendant. I'll also throw in an aquablue and sun bulb.
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 01/02/2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By JC VT
That looks like the Aquanetics UV which is now...

That looks like the Aquanetics UV which is now discontinued in favor of Aqua's new line of UV's. IIRC I got a 15w used with brand new bulb for around $50 shipped.

This might help with pricing,...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/27/2007, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By JC VT
You could use those 12''x12'' mirror tiles from...

You could use those 12''x12'' mirror tiles from Home Depot and install them into the top of your canopy, facing down. Someone on RC has already done this and reported great results... the name...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/26/2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By JC VT
It isn't a peristaltic pump, but it works just...

It isn't a peristaltic pump, but it works just fine.

Actually the top off hose should drip into the main tank to prevent siphon. If the water level in the reservoir is higher than the output...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/25/2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By JC VT
The float switch is just a back up and should...

The float switch is just a back up and should never trip unless the sump level has risen far above the optic sensor and trips the float switch. Is there an issue with yours?

The pump, IIRC, will...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/24/2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By JC VT
I suppose it might make sense to forgo a skimmer...

I suppose it might make sense to forgo a skimmer if your goal is raise those benthic organisms. But I have a feeling that's not what you are going for :-P
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/22/2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,057
Posted By JC VT
That water is gin clear! Do you use filter...

That water is gin clear! Do you use filter socks, etc?
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/16/2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By JC VT
I've heard the opposite actually; most of the...

I've heard the opposite actually; most of the more colorful corals tend to come from deeper than 10 feet.
Forum: Nano Reefs 12/12/2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,102
Posted By JC VT
Wow nice, can we have more details about the...

Wow nice, can we have more details about the system?
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 12/11/2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By JC VT
Gorgeous. Good luck with the sale.

Gorgeous. Good luck with the sale.
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/10/2007, 02:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By JC VT
I'm guessing you mistyped "hard getting a good...

I'm guessing you mistyped "hard getting a good SHOT of it" :mixed:
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/07/2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,300
Posted By JC VT
Same as rickh, turbulent surface can cause shimmer

Same as rickh, turbulent surface can cause shimmer
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/01/2007, 12:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,189
Posted By JC VT
Most of those colonies have white undersides...

Most of those colonies have white undersides particularly the 3rd picture... what do you attribute to that?

Also, there seems to be green hair algae in the first pic... that indicates phosphate.
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/26/2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,189
Posted By JC VT
Also, how warm are you running your reef?

Also, how warm are you running your reef?
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/26/2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,189
Posted By JC VT
Maybe, but coral toxins are supposed to slow...

Maybe, but coral toxins are supposed to slow growth... which is not happening correct?

Brown, growing corals point to mucho zoox.

So the point, I believe, is to find out what is feeding all...
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 11/24/2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,418
Posted By JC VT
Those are the dimensions for the small Aquafuge,...

Those are the dimensions for the small Aquafuge, not the medium.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/24/2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By JC VT
Right, but I thought you were looking for a...

Right, but I thought you were looking for a convenient way to fit it all and have more space between the pc's? Sorry if I misunderstood you.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/24/2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By JC VT
Have you looked into the PFO parallel reflectors?

Have you looked into the PFO parallel reflectors?
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/24/2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By JC VT
This tank is lit by 2x 175 halides on a 40...

This tank is lit by 2x 175 halides on a 40 breeder:

http://www.reefkeeping.com/issues/2004-01/totm/index.php
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/24/2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,189
Posted By JC VT
What is your reading for Nitrates and Phosphates?...

What is your reading for Nitrates and Phosphates?

Got a pic of the tank?
Forum: Southwest Virginia Reef Club 11/24/2007, 02:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By JC VT
It's available at Lowes in the gardening...

It's available at Lowes in the gardening department. It'll be on ground level.

I'm not brave enough to swish it around and scrub with it, so when I use it I fill a 5 gal 3/4 full with water and...
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/24/2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,419
Posted By JC VT
Check out the HO units here, they have monster...

Check out the HO units here, they have monster flow rates:

http://www.wetdryfilter.com/uv_sterilizers.htm

I wouldn't run a small UV or really low flow through a UV (relative to your system). ...
Forum: Nano Reefs 11/24/2007, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By JC VT
For fish I always leave it chunk form so there's...

For fish I always leave it chunk form so there's not an accumulation of cyclopseez just floating around. For corals I target with a baster :)
Forum: Advanced Topics 11/24/2007, 02:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By JC VT
I've owned a CPR hang on fuge and like them a...

I've owned a CPR hang on fuge and like them a ton. So my vote goes to hang on fuge. I only had sand and some rubble in there though.
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