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Forum: Large Reef Tanks 12/11/2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By Plato
Mitch at bow vally is who the crapy builder is in...

Mitch at bow vally is who the crapy builder is in canada, same experience, bad service, very bad. Neil is however is who was his main glass guy but he did not like Mitch either so he now works some...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/11/2007, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By Plato
I am using one on a 450 cylinder fish only...

I am using one on a 450 cylinder fish only system, however after the tank was fully stocked I had to add another but wow, the tank stays clean with little algae buildup. I still spent less on both of...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/10/2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By Plato
I have the 36" 2x250 watt outer orbit on an...

I have the 36" 2x250 watt outer orbit on an oceanic 144 half circle and it was the perfect setup for this system. When it is time to change the mh I will go to 20k xm.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/10/2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Plato
Yes, I use one to prevent ro creep. I have the...

Yes, I use one to prevent ro creep. I have the llc-m the system is use to control the evaporation of the tank and I use it to refill my 100 gallon vat to mix salt water for water changes. It alows a...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 07/01/2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By Plato
I have a 36" outer orbit 2 x 250 and 4 x t5 03. I...

I have a 36" outer orbit 2 x 250 and 4 x t5 03. I just set it up last night on an Ocanic 144 gall half circle. I love this light, it is so awesome. The hood is fan cooled and so are the remote metal...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 07/01/2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By Plato
kdblove_99 I just got the same tank from...

kdblove_99
I just got the same tank from http://www.concepttanks.com. Stay away from glass cages, please. Talk to Lori at concept aquariums. I got a 72 x24 x 30, with corner over flows, euro...
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/01/2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By Plato
I have a Magnivor 10 for my 275, but every week I...

I have a Magnivor 10 for my 275, but every week I put a new acrylicare pad on, I had to learn the hard way too.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 06/26/2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Plato
Sorry, I forgot to mention I have a 120 gallon...

Sorry, I forgot to mention I have a 120 gallon all-glass tank that is used for an refugium on the 275. I tried the vortech their. Same performance, disaponting. In that tank I have a tunzy 6060, the...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 06/25/2007, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By Plato
Pinpoint, is far superior. I have in the past...

Pinpoint, is far superior. I have in the past owned both, ph and orp from Milwaukee, for that price I could not pass up. I was very disaponted at the quality and performance of both. My ph controler...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 06/25/2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Plato
I have a TS 24 kit from tunzy. I love it and the...

I have a TS 24 kit from tunzy. I love it and the flow is fantastic. The tank is a 275 acrylic 1" thick. I purchase a vortech pump to be used as a battery back up during power outage. I was not happy...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 06/25/2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 750
Posted By Plato
I have a 275 sps tank that has a huge bio load...

I have a 275 sps tank that has a huge bio load from a massive amount of fish. I run a MR-3 running with a Blue Line 55 pump. It may use more energy but at $650.00 including pump, directly from .ww...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 06/01/2007, 01:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Plato
I have seen one of My Reef Creations aquariums....

I have seen one of My Reef Creations aquariums. It is the one on his web site made for a custome in Charlotte NC. I went to the customers house. Great tank. Great price. Great service. Call Andy and...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/28/2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By Plato
Motohead, If money isn't a problem and you can...

Motohead, If money isn't a problem and you can get a good price for your old tank, sell it and go with Starphire glass, no worries or concerns associated with acrylic. More time and attention is...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/27/2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By Plato
I have a 270 gallon acrylic. 72x24x36 built with...

I have a 270 gallon acrylic. 72x24x36 built with 1" cell cast. The tank has been set up 6 years now. No bowing or any problems. The tank has 2000 watts of lights. 3 x 400 MH and 8 x 96 watt P.C. As...
Forum: Vendor Experiences 01/12/2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,045
Posted By Plato
Man I am so sorry, drrich. Yes I have heard...

Man I am so sorry, drrich. Yes I have heard others complainl of the same thing. They do not carry the PPG Starphire, they carry clear float glass, during the melting process, it is what is skimmed...
Forum: Vendor Experiences 01/11/2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By Plato
I got a quote for shipping a 337 starphire, one...

I got a quote for shipping a 337 starphire, one from NJ , 300 miles away for 795. 00. The other from Canada, 2500 miles away for 500. 00. Don't ask me why the difference, aparently someone is making...
Forum: Vendor Experiences 01/11/2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By Plato
Talked to ATM, well yea the 6000 for the tank...

Talked to ATM, well yea the 6000 for the tank they said was ball park but I was wrong on the 1.5" thickness. With a .75" top and bottom the viewing pannels would only need to be 1".
Forum: Vendor Experiences 01/10/2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By Plato
hey, slandis3 you might want to check out...

hey, slandis3
you might want to check out monster tanks they are a forum like reef central dedicated to large tanks. I saw where their was a 1700 gallon shark, plywood tank. Gives full details of...
Forum: Vendor Experiences 01/10/2007, 01:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By Plato
Who ever maks your tank; if acrylic use Reynols...

Who ever maks your tank; if acrylic use Reynols Plymer for acrylic made in USA. http://www.reynoldspolymer.com They have standard sheets 6' x 15' 6" and theis sheets are from .9" to 4.5" thick. By...
Forum: Vendor Experiences 01/10/2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By Plato
Tenicor, life time warranty, a LFS has a double...

Tenicor, life time warranty, a LFS has a double bow front display tank about 1000 gallons. The seams are perfect. Invisible. He uses them for all of his acrylic tanks except for cylinders. That is...
Forum: Vendor Experiences 01/10/2007, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By Plato
If you paied with a credit card, use your card...

If you paied with a credit card, use your card privliges to recend your order. In other words they refund your money and go after the seller.
Forum: Vendor Experiences 01/10/2007, 12:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,045
Posted By Plato
If you have a toilet, put you money in it and...

If you have a toilet, put you money in it and jiggle the handel a little. After a gurgling noise, you can rest asure your money is in a safer place.
Forum: Vendor Experiences 01/09/2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,950
Posted By Plato
You reep what you sow. 80% of all new business...

You reep what you sow. 80% of all new business fail with in the first 5 years.
Forum: Vendor Experiences 11/20/2006, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By Plato
For the price that AFY is asking they shoulld...

For the price that AFY is asking they shoulld include in home white glove instalation. I called and got a quote :0

Glass Aquarium 72L x 30D x 36H; 335 gal; $ 2535.00
Option: 4-sides...
Forum: Vendor Experiences 11/17/2006, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By Plato
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
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