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Forum: Lounge 01-14-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,789
Posted By Reef Pilot
Need to rekindle the hobby. Covid has kind of...

Need to rekindle the hobby. Covid has kind of killed it, too, these last couple years. I still have my tanks, with same corals and fish (some 20+ years old now), but just staying status quo. Would...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade (Aquatics hardware related only) 01-10-2022, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By Reef Pilot
Wanted: Sedra KSP-20000

Anyone have one that they would like to sell? OK if impeller is damaged as long as rest of pump is good.
Forum: Reef Supplies 03-29-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By Reef Pilot
They are getting drowned out this way...

They are getting drowned out this way...
Forum: Lounge 03-17-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,095
Posted By Reef Pilot
Global warming coral destruction?

With all the corals allegedly dying due to global warming, how are these ones surviving/thriving? This pic (from Coral Magazine) is in Fiji, very shallow water, and must be very warm there. I think...
Forum: Pictures 03-04-2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,219
Posted By Reef Pilot
Anybody got this one in their tank?

From Coral Magazine

http://files.constantcontact.com/52c0dab4501/c0e2dea1-07f6-42a2-9413-f063c1cd5b23.jpg
Forum: Reef Supplies 03-01-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By Reef Pilot
+1 Love skiing in the winter, and snow hiking...

+1
Love skiing in the winter, and snow hiking (s-shoes or crampons) up in the back-country. As it happens, climbed up to the top of Seymour yesterday. We got it all in Canada...
Forum: Lounge 02-26-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,834
Posted By Reef Pilot
I think what has happened is that canreef...

I think what has happened is that canreef activity has really dropped off, especially by some of the longer term more experienced reefers. When the canreef "executive" decided to crack down on...
Forum: Reef 01-27-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,269
Posted By Reef Pilot
I have a thermal imaging thermometer in my shop....

I have a thermal imaging thermometer in my shop. I should try that on my tank and see how its temp compares to the Apex.
Forum: Reef 01-27-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,269
Posted By Reef Pilot
I have only calibrated (although not recently)...

I have only calibrated (although not recently) with other regular thermometers, and at the least it has always been consistent. Have there been reports of Apex temp probes being inaccurate or...
Forum: Reef 01-27-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,269
Posted By Reef Pilot
I just use the temp probe that came with my Apex....

I just use the temp probe that came with my Apex. Seems to be very accurate and shows degrees down to one decimal place. The temp is displayed in nice large font on my display in the sump room, as...
Forum: Reef 01-25-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,269
Posted By Reef Pilot
You guys crack me up,... haha. I fly, so we...

You guys crack me up,... haha. I fly, so we measure speed and distances in knots. Our fuel quantities and consumption are in US gal. When I drive it is kms and liters for fuel. Temps outside are in...
Forum: Reef 01-08-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,963
Posted By Reef Pilot
The Sedra 20000 is an excellent pump for high...

The Sedra 20000 is an excellent pump for high head pressure, much better than the Mag pumps (which I have also tried). I have had one in my basement sump, pumping upstairs to my main display running...
Forum: Q&A 01-03-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,778
Posted By Reef Pilot
More and more are using https, and for very good...

More and more are using https, and for very good reason. I just checked some other forums that I sometimes frequent. Some use it, and some don't.

Can never totally prevent hacking, but in this day...
Forum: Edmonton 01-03-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,856
Posted By Reef Pilot
During the winter, instead of keeping rodi water...

During the winter, instead of keeping rodi water on hand, why not produce the water just before you do the water change? I do that all the time anyways, as it only takes 1 day to produce enough rodi...
Forum: Reef 12-28-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,934
Posted By Reef Pilot
Yeah, I live in Langley, just 20 min from the...

Yeah, I live in Langley, just 20 min from the border. I guess I could send parcels to Blaine, but I still have to drive there (and deal with line-ups) and pay the $3 package cost. Then have to run...
Forum: Reef 12-28-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,934
Posted By Reef Pilot
Yeah, US exchange is killing us... Am buying more...

Yeah, US exchange is killing us... Am buying more and more stuff from China now through AliExpress. Only problem (and a big one) is having to wait a month or more for delivery.
Forum: Reef 12-28-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,405
Posted By Reef Pilot
Well, I did my part with a large online order to...

Well, I did my part with a large online order to J&L. Prices weren't that great, but I needed to stock up on supplies. I usually order something from Reef Supplies out east, but not this year, as I...
Forum: Lounge 12-12-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7,312
Views: 648,904
Posted By Reef Pilot
Are you trying to start something here?...:smile:...

Are you trying to start something here?...:smile:

Got to remember that 1/3 of us came here to escape the cold of other parts of BC and Canada. Another 1/3 (could be even higher now) came from a...
Forum: Lounge 12-12-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7,312
Views: 648,904
Posted By Reef Pilot
Block heater?... Isn't that a cap, haha. I grew...

Block heater?... Isn't that a cap, haha. I grew up in Manitoba, and I bet most don't know what frost shields are either.

And for all those former Winterpegers (and maybe some still live there),...
Forum: DIY 12-12-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,660
Posted By Reef Pilot
My leak detector is under my sump and have it...

My leak detector is under my sump and have it hooked to my Apex IO Breakout box, and it will shut down my return pump if there is a problem. I once had my hose pop off the return pump outlet and...
Forum: DIY 12-12-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,660
Posted By Reef Pilot
Leak detection systems are normally outside your...

Leak detection systems are normally outside your tanks, on the floor...:mrgreen:
Forum: DIY 12-08-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,660
Posted By Reef Pilot
I have a similar DIY leak detector using the...

I have a similar DIY leak detector using the breakout box, for several years now.
http://www.canreef.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?p=861461&highlight=breakout#post861461
This thread has a few other...
Forum: Polls 11-30-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,432
Posted By Reef Pilot
Haha, I loved the 70's, going to school, having...

Haha, I loved the 70's, going to school, having fun, no worries,... I do remember the long hair, beards, and yeah, hate it when my wife brings out the old pics to show kids, friends... Do remember...
Forum: Polls 11-29-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,432
Posted By Reef Pilot
You know, I can't actually remember seeing anyone...

You know, I can't actually remember seeing anyone being offended by either Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays. I am sure it happens, though. I will use either depending on whom I am addressing (even...
Forum: Reef 11-08-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,872
Posted By Reef Pilot
Not tank related. Looking to buy my first ever...

Not tank related. Looking to buy my first ever SPD pedals. Have been a back country mtn biker most of my life, but on straight flat pedals. Time to step up to some of the latest technology. Very...
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