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  1. Vortech your pendants

    I've been ignoring how the pendants were hanging at an angle over the SPS vat, but it bugged me. I wanted to direct the light down into the vat and get them level, so I thought about various options.

    The easiest solution was to use one of the spare Vortech magnets I use when building sumps to keep the two pendants straight. Simple, free, and it works.



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    Lighting , ‎ DIY projects
  2. Gluing coral to magnets and snails

    is it okey to glue coral to magnets or snails?? If I glued GSP to a magnets and I kept the magnets moving and not let it sit days on end could the GSP still encrust to the glass???

    Updated 08-01-2010 at 02:44 PM by melev

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    Questions - Need some input
  3. Testing for Alk (kh)

    I am having a real problem with my alk levels. I use API test kits. When testing for alk (kh) I can do 3 test in a row and get 3 differnent readings. Just had a test done at a lfs and they gave me a reading of 13 alk. Pretty high, which would explain some burnt tips. I just tested again with the api kit and got a reading of 8. Something is amiss obviously. What test kit do you guys use and feel is the most dependable? This is a 99% sps tank.

    Updated 07-31-2010 at 07:02 PM by melev

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    Water Chemistry
  4. Lighting

    UPDATE,

    So here we go....., so let me just quickly post that the DIY reflectors arrived, canopy installed. Its looks amazing. Pic are coming right now........



    Reflectors are little dirty. I cleaned with white plan vinegar. It is clean like glass.

    Some more about Reflectors.

    I bought 0.6mm thickness Stainless steel glass finishing sheet, drawing given to the ...
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    Tank Entry , ‎ Tank - Full Summary , ‎ Lighting , ‎ DIY projects
  5. Flame Scallop

    Has anyone ever had a red Flame Scallop in your tank? what is there to taking care of it? There are a few for sale at my Local Fish Store. Always looking for a interesting animal to add to the tank.

    Thanks Chris

    Updated 07-31-2010 at 12:30 AM by melev

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    Questions - Need some input