Alright so I bought a used 265 gal tank... there are days that I wonder what the heck was I thinking? as if my life wasn't complicated enough. I'm a mom, wife, home owner, and operations manger to a multi-million dollar company, lets throw in a very complicated hobby. So let me show you guys the tank. [IMG][/IMG][IMG]
so as you can see its already drilled... but that's a pretty big hole.... when I first noticed this
Last night some storms blew through Fort Worth, and it rained. We had some hail, but nothing exciting. Around 4 a.m., the power went out. All my UPS (uninterrupted power supplies) chirped and beeped and bugged me, but I figured it would come on again soon. I tried to sleep through it, but then I heard the 215g slurping as it doesn't have anti-siphon holes, and the frag tank drained down about a third as well.
Rolling out of bed, I closed the ball valves to the pumps and flipped
Wow, it has been ages since I've posted here!
We JUST sorted our issues with the city finally after over a year. I ended up taping boxes of the approximate size and placement to my walls where the city was insiting on placing moved meters, then I videotaped my dogs walking in the hallway, people, myself on crutches, and then a pregnant friend, then sent it to the city and asked why they were insistent on unsafe placement. You couldn't go past safely with crutches and my pregnant friend
I like the Sequence Dart pumps, but like anything they too need to be repaired as parts give out over time. I looked at the twin pumps that run 24 hours a day, and was surprised to see salt creep and crusty stuff amassing in their vicinity. Yuck!
I called up the people at Reeflopumps.com and they shipped me out new seals and four new bearings. When you have the pump pulled part for the seals, it's only a little
this guy has a rocking tank he claims to do 95% water changes each month and all at one time, sounds crazy but hees keeping a morish idol and his corals have crazy color so he must be doing something right