Ashburn’s not so frugal 90g

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by ashburn2k, Jul 31, 2017.

  1. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    Ph is 8.2 at 3:30


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  2. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    I don’t know that testing with a test kit will give very useful information. My ph can be any number of values even when tested at the same tim of day. I just look at the average from my probe.
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    Also, I was behind on reading your thread. I just saw your post 3 pages ago where you did the light mount. Pretty cool. I think I would have gone at least 3/8” thick. That’s what frameless showers are made of.
     
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  3. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    Sighs... I need to get apex? :/


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  4. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    @Flagg37 thanks for sharing your pH chart, looks like your pH never stayed above 8.2 mark? but looks like it's raising and keeping steady above 8 now, what did you do during that hike?
     
  5. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    We’ve had our windows closed with the fires. We just started opening things up again. My typical average is around 8.1.
     
  6. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    I give you, my pest jar[​IMG]


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  7. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    I forgot to mention an update on my tank I did 2 weeks ago, so I got fed up with my heater's unreliable temperature control, and went ahead got this digital temp controller outlet from amazon

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    and hooked it up to 2 heater that's set at max, but will turn off when the controller reaches the max temperature, I can breath easier and without need to reach into my sump and change the heater temperature once in a while, and I can attach a fan on it if the tank gets too hot. best $35 spent.
     
  8. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    You should set it a degree above your controller. Sonitbhas double failure Incase the controller fails you will still have redundant shutdown of the heater.


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  9. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    Good idea, thanks


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  10. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    I think my coral band shrimp is a professional troller, every-time when it’s molting, I thought it’s dead.


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  11. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    I do the same thing with mine.

    My coral banded shrimp would fake us out all the time like that too....until one day it really did die.
     
  12. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    My peppermints just ghosted on me :/


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  13. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    Copperband in place! [​IMG]
    Latest tank upgrade is this magnet been added to my stand door, where it used just lean on the stand. I don’t want the door to accidentally fall on my toddler. But damn those magnets are super strong, I had to use both hands to pull it open.
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  14. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    Oh that magnet is a good idea, though the strength of it seems like a good workout ;)

    The copperband for aiptasia? Is that what you went to AC for?
     
  15. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    Yep, those aiptasia is getting on my nerves and my shrimps are no where to be seen.


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  16. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    And oh forgot to post this gigantic LTA I have ( no the normal LTA )[​IMG]


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  17. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    That's huge, probably out does the one that Neptune has ;)
     
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  18. jepoy

    jepoy Supporting Member

    I saw one shrimp peek out of a rock last night.. that was the first I’ve seen any of my 3 shrimps since I picked them up from Mark. They really know how to hide.


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  19. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

    Nice LTA.
    Although in a previous pic, I also see what looks like a Long Tentacled Aptasia. ;)
     
  20. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    I know


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