What is with all the sections?
Are you doing a mini sump type design?
Not disconnected. Just flaky, so I turned off the alarm. Really no choice.
What I SHOULD do is get a better salinity monitor.
I have had 2 relay...
Any reason not to?
I cannot use a simple cheap ATO pump, since my fresh water reservoir is outside and tubing goes way up and down.
I guess I...
Apex DOS peristaltic pump.
The salinity numbers did drop, but I do not check all that often, and had the alert off.
With the alert on, I get too many messages when the...
I would simply not.
Why have all the hassle for just one acro?
Mixed reefs are hard.
I procrastinate, and hate water changes, so it is really the only way.
Plus, it is now an integral part of my quarantine system.
Finished new 6 stage RODI, with no more leaks (for now)
3 input stages - sediment / carbon / activated carbon
then usual RODI.
3 output stages -...
An interesting failure this week.
I have an auto-saltwater-exchange system.
The tubing for the salt water in clogged up with salt deposits.
For return, it is mostly straight down, but not quite.
And if you yank on the pump when cleaning, that long pipe adds a lot of leverage,
Just be careful strapping the pipes to the wood.
If the supports are off at all, screwing it down will pull on the pipes, adding a ton of stress....
I remember when I was rear ended way back.
It looked like a tiny $20 dent in the bumper. I almost said forget it and left.
Then I took the tire...
Just thinking more about the lights shining up...
You usually look down at an angle into the tank.
That means you are staring down at the lights...
Needs to be THICK acrylic with that plan. If you accidentally lean on those rocks, could crack the acrylic,
and all the water would drain out. I...
Floating shelf is definitely a cool idea.
I have occasionally wished I had seen that before I did all of mine.
A great way to reduce detritus...
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