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zachegg

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About zachegg

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  • Birthday 02/19/1975

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    New Carlisle, Ohio

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  1. Two Hydra 52's. Great lights once you get them dialed in for your tank. I have the non HD's that are controlled through apex.
  2. Are you wanting sell the sump separately? Any pictures?
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    Dosing ATI

    Thanks @Muttley000. That makes me feel better. I have a couple months left so I wanted to get a something lined up before I ran out. I'll have an extra channel on my dosing pump then. This is giving me some new ideas LOL.
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    Dosing ATI

    I just mixed the last of the 3 part ATI I had. They have switched to a 2 part that is supposed to have everything in it. Anyone made the switch and have any comments good or bad?
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    Fritz Salt

    I noticed it takes less. I will mix 15 gallons for my water changes. Takes 12 cups of RC and 10 cups of Fritz. I forget the exact alk number but i believe it was 9.8 and RC is always 12 plus. I like the lower alk number because its closer to what I normally keep my tank so less swing during water changes. Overall I'm happy with it.
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    Sump

    Looking for a sump. I'm setting up a 75 gallon tank. Something about 30-36 inches should do.
  7. I'm interested in the Maroons. Location?
  8. I agree with @Dr.Fraggenstien, fresh mixed RC is 11-12 in my experience as well and to have calcium and alk moving in opposite directions makes me wonder if you have a bad test kit. I switched to Hanna testers and found them very accurate and repeatable. I used to run a 28 gallon nano cube and I didn't dose and did water changes every 10-14 day and never had alk drop that low.
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    Bristleworm

    Bristle worm growth is related to available food. My question is, did they grow that large in your system? And if so maybe you are over feeding?
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    Bristleworm

    Yes but you have to deep fry them
  11. I've had two over the years and currently use one in a small tank that I don't have a controller set up on. BRS has a video where they tested temp control on several heaters and the cobalt was the best even beating out a non thermostatically control heater controlled by an Apex. The video is worth checking out. With that said heaters fail and I had a cobalt fail after about 2 years and it did fail in the off mode. IMO if you are using a controller like Apex it's not worth the money but if you don't have one I would spend the extra money. So what kind of tank are you planning? Don't be holding out on us LOL.
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