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Old 02-09-2015, 05:29 AM
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This is true I've tried other salts but always come back to old faithful aka can always get it. Tried fritz salt but it was non obtainable after awhile.
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Old 02-09-2015, 05:45 AM
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Besides I buy in bulk

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Old 02-09-2015, 05:46 AM
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Oooo, can I stop by ???
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Old 02-26-2015, 08:41 AM
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Update on algae issues dinoflagetteacamacallits eradicated. Bring on the hair algae . The past week has been water changes and hair algae removal via tooth brush. I will say the gyre has helped with this immensely.

I am really liking the gyre but the only real issue I have with it is Taft in a 6' tank it looses its momentum near the last foot stretch if your on mid power. I gave been trying to tweek angle vrs speed to hopefully optimize the flow a bit more at lower speeds with some success.

The tank is the barest it's been since I've started. And will have to declare a do over. Rebuilding coral stock over the next year. I haven't had much luck in that area. So I'm focusing on how to solve this

Anyways that is all
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Old 03-02-2015, 07:08 PM
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Maxpect flow vid

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Early in my build I made a skimmate container which in theory was a good idea. But over time. Has not worked to my satisfaction. The lid rusted out after a few overflow issues which now has caused a few stinky messes I care not to repeat in the future.

So I dove into my trunk of goodies. And decided to use an old acrylic sump I acquired way back in 2008. It will be a sealed unit after adding two pieces of acrylic. Drilled in key locations to allow for hookups.

This is the old container



This may be the new one

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Old 05-01-2015, 04:13 AM
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Project 98% completed and went together well with no leaks. Only issue I have is that it air locks due to being a sealed unit. I am going to try running an airline hose within the drain hose and see if that works or I may end up drilling and adding a air line later.







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Just thought I'd post. I'm not dead. Life has taken me away from hobby for a bit and tank suffered but is still flowing. Just finished a massive restore on system but for now is fish only with softies.

My 50g is still thriving well. With no major issues. Other than the radion had a few near death experiences.

Never give up... lol

New additions. With the passing of our one pup due to a tumour. We have added a new pup as well as a con snake into our insanity. The twinkies are 5 going on six this year.

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