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Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By steve the plumb
Get a good builder for that size tank.The last...

Get a good builder for that size tank.The last thing you want is a leak.I like the outside overflow.I wanted to do one on my tank but space to me was an issue.My tank is already pretty big for the...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,512
Posted By steve the plumb
I am glad it made you laugh.

I am glad it made you laugh.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,058
Posted By steve the plumb
I think the tunze is an all around better pump.I...

I think the tunze is an all around better pump.I wouldn't use them on an acrylic tank.If you see Jnarowes thread they crazed his 1000 gal acrylic tank.I was going to buy a set but after seeing that I...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By steve the plumb
I just bought 2 korrilia #4 and they hum.One was...

I just bought 2 korrilia #4 and they hum.One was to annoying that I placed it in my sump.I have read they are supposed to be quiet.
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,512
Posted By steve the plumb
#1 Don't use Kitchen&Bath silicone #2 Don't...

#1 Don't use Kitchen&Bath silicone
#2 Don't hook up a kalk reactor to a pump without using some type of controller along with a float switch or else when you come back from vacation finding out ...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,512
Posted By steve the plumb
Thats good.I wasn't sure if you were going to use...

Thats good.I wasn't sure if you were going to use unions and then tighten them up again.You can also cut the pipes and use couplings(Would cost less) Unions are better though cause at least you don't...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
a pick of the fish swimming.I added 2 rocks to...

a pick of the fish swimming.I added 2 rocks to the tank.I may add some more.I do have to buy some small rocks to fill up the gaps around the cl inlets and...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
I got a frogspawn frag for $10.It wasn't going to...

I got a frogspawn frag for $10.It wasn't going to survive at the store http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z47/stevetheplumb/pics011-6.jpg
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z47/stevetheplu...

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z47/stevetheplumb/pics010-4.jpg
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
new brain coral.The coral hasn't opened up as...

new brain coral.The coral hasn't opened up as much as in the store.My old brain seems to like the new lights.http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z47/stevetheplumb/pics009-6.jpg
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
looks kind of yellow doesn't it...

looks kind of yellow doesn't it http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z47/stevetheplumb/pics008-9.jpg
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
tank pic...

tank pic http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z47/stevetheplumb/pics007-8.jpg
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
this is my pink tip or purple tip anemone(hard to...

this is my pink tip or purple tip anemone(hard to tell)http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z47/stevetheplumb/pics005-10.jpg
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
Bubble tip anemone(he came out of...

Bubble tip anemone(he came out of hiding)http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z47/stevetheplumb/pics004-16.jpg
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
pic of lights from below.The T5's were kind of a...

pic of lights from below.The T5's were kind of a tight squeezehttp://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z47/stevetheplumb/pics003-24.jpg
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
the magnets for the wave box.In the back round...

the magnets for the wave box.In the back round you can see the lighting looks yellow.http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z47/stevetheplumb/pics002-25.jpg
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
Well here are some pics.The bulbs have more of a...

Well here are some pics.The bulbs have more of a 10 k look to them(yellow)I don't know if its because they didn't burn in yet.10 k is better for growth.I did notice that corals grow faster under 10 k...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,512
Posted By steve the plumb
Bill you are better off placing the tank...

Bill you are better off placing the tank downstairs and then testing for leaks there.If you dismantle and move stuff around more than likely something that didn't leak the first time around may leak...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,512
Posted By steve the plumb
Use good glue.(weldon ).Don't use the...

Use good glue.(weldon ).Don't use the kitchen&bath silicone.I would use silicone on the threads for the dart pumps and anything else that has threads.I used Oatley thread seal or thread lubricant.You...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
This coming from you!Yah right.Its not my...

This coming from you!Yah right.Its not my imagination J.The frickin pump hums and its annoying.Its a vibrating hum.The one in the tank isn't that bad.You can hear it when the lights are off so its...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,512
Posted By steve the plumb
Bill its looking real nice.I like everything.The...

Bill its looking real nice.I like everything.The sump is very nice.I see you having enough room under there.Try to run your plumbing as close to the top and out of your way so that when you have to...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 268,494
Posted By steve the plumb
I had an elegance in my old tank and I always...

I had an elegance in my old tank and I always loved that coral.I didn't find them as a hard to keep coral.You should get a 6 line wrasse.If I am not mistaken they love to eat flatworms.I have had...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/11/2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,594
Posted By steve the plumb
You did a nice job on that skimmer pcostanzo

You did a nice job on that skimmer pcostanzo
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/10/2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 268,494
Posted By steve the plumb
We shall see about that.I smell a challenge.

We shall see about that.I smell a challenge.
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/10/2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 48,946
Posted By steve the plumb
well one is very annoying the other has a slight...

well one is very annoying the other has a slight hum.I can hear the one I placed in my sump and I have 2 dart pumps in there.plus all the other stuff and I can hear it hum.Its working properly but...
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