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    dcantucson

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    Okay! Okay! After much speculation that it doesn't exist here is proof once and for all.

    Please keep in mind that the pictures were taken with a Casio point & shoot. I found an old Sony Cybershot in storage which I'll hook up to see if it will work better. Also keep in mind that I am rebuilding my stock after my heater malfunction. I lost over 30 corals total. It was devastating and made me want to give up! But I didn't!
     
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    AdeptMrSniffles I have a Blue Thumb

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    Your bluffing. I see no pictures. Therefore, it doesn't exist.
     
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    daugherty part time reefer

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    no pics
     
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    It's even cleaner and more zero edge than I imagined!!! :toothy12:
     
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    See below (thanks Dennis)
     
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    Ted Living one day at a time

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    pretty cool looking for a imaginary tank. Very nice really even after you boiled it still looks better then mine. :grumble:
     
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    d2mini VIP Member

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    Get rid of everything after the .jpg in your urls.

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    d2mini VIP Member

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    That looks awesome!!! :^:

    What type of light fixture? How many bulbs and what colors?
     
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    dcantucson

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    Thanks for that positive feedback!

    And thanks for the help Dennis. I tried to post them without using photobucket, but it kept saying "error". So all I need do is remove .jpg and I can attach a photo directly?

    The lighting fixture and specs are: (use 60" 250MH)

    Current USA Outer Orbit 10K HQI-MH w/ T5 HO & Lunar Lights

    Specifications
    Model: 1078
    Length: 60"
    10000K PowerPaq: 2 x 250W
    Actinic 460nm: 2 x 54W
    Actinic 420nm: 2 x 54W
    Lunar Light Blue/White: 9/9
    Dimensions: 60" x 15" x 4.25"
    Total Watts: 729
    Total Amps: 6.3
    Fixture Configuration: B


    I did change out the MH bulbs to Phoenix 14000k that I got from Nathan. The 10000k were much whiter
     
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    Thanks, I think I got it. I'll try one.
     
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    Hey does your MH lighting have big ballasts separate from the fixture or is everything contained in the fixture? Last time I had MH lighting there were these huge ballasts separate from the light itself.

    I'm not sure if I want to go with the MH/t5 combo for my new tank or just stick with all T5. ATI has their Powermodule that is 24" long and 10 bulbs! Something like that should look great over a cube tank.
     
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    georgeous, absolutely georgeous,


    i just have one question, you're running that entire tank off just one plug? and its not GFCI from what i can see?!?!?! :mrgreen:
     
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    I have 2 external ballasts which are mounted inside the cabinet. Not the best I know, but the cabinet has ventilation vents in it so there is air circulation. I am concerned about the moisture though.

    I think 10 bulbs will do just fine without MH, too.
     
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    That plug is on a GFCI circuit that tied to the guest bathroom. My house is mostly all glass and concrete too so there's not much to burn. :lol:

    I think every plug is tied to a GFCI thing in this house. They are everywhere.
     
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    Looks sweet...why do you keep it in the bomb shelter though? :lol:

    If I had a tank like that I'd put in the driveway just so when people passed by, I could look at them smuggly, "Ya, you know you like ;-)" :mrgreen:
     
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    ok, just checkn, cause i dont want anything to happen to that nice tank...

    so i'm guessing that the water sheets down the outside of the tank, and i would hope that its quiet, but is it really?
     
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    Amazingly quiet, REALLY! The fish make more noise than the tank. 3 Tangs playing around sometimes break the top of the water and splash a little.

    I have two 14000 Quiet One pumps in the sump that move over 7,000 gallons up and over an hour.
     
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    daugherty part time reefer

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    looks great
     
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    damn, thats a lot of flow...

    never underestemate the surface tension of salt water.
     
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