mikediamo

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About mikediamo

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  • Birthday 10/16/1974

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  1. Its yours if you want the rock it fits in 2 5 gallon buckets. Ill be home after 3 tuesday
  2. Really would love for someone to take this tired of buckets of rock in my house. Will post the tanks setup soon for sale
  3. 2256104818 my cell ask for mike
  4. Broke down my 30 gallon hex today so have about 40 lbs of live sand and between 30-50 lbs of live rock been in tank about 6 years. Would love a frag donation for it but not required. Rock has nice coraline algae on it and some green hair. Picture is a week ago. No the corals or fish are not part of this offer
  5. Yes very interested i just want to know what kind of light output these old dial reef breeder lights are putting out
  6. looking to pay to have someone take par readings on my tank. par map the lights at different settings. willing to pay up to 50 bucks. no i dont have an apex controller no i will not buy an apex controller yes i know brs rents them. this is an opportunity for someone to recoup money spent on the meter and save me a hassle of a deposit. located in baton rouge.
  7. Solid wood and glass coral connection tank. Chiller, return pump, 2 400 watt mh ballast sump, protein skimmer, new bulkhead and plumbing. Sump., 2 55 gallon drums for water changes. Tons more. Don't have time for it so it takes up space. No leaks. All you need is circulation pump and 2 bulbs an it's ready to go. Asking 600 dollars please don't ask about parting out.
  8. this is a tank that i am mid setup on. i haven't decided yet if im going to sell it or downgrade swap it. Make a fair offer for it if your interested
  9. As the post says i think i may have bitten off more then i can chew on this. Plus wife says its to big for our house so throwing it up to see if anyone wants to swap. here is the link to the photos and the equipment. I still have 2 400 mh ballast and fixtures for it. and if its a turn key setup ill throw in a chiller.
  10. are these still available and do the lights have dial dimmers or digital controller? pics?
  11. To run the mars aquas you'll need a signal converter board as these lights are 0-10v, apparently some are analog and some PWM but the converter can do both types. The controller LED channels put out 0-5v PWM signal. You'll have to open the lights and add the converter internally then run the signal wire from the controller to the light. Here's a link with a little info that might help. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6UOEl91ECY&feature=youtu.be this talks about the pvm issue https://www.robo-tank.ca/forum/Thread-China-Black-Box-Light
  12. where the price jumps is in the probes. however the ski is the limit for this thing. With it I have the wire diagrams for the mars aqua and then can make the software run it just like the ecotech. the only thing I need to check is the control voltage for dimming. I know the apex controller doesn't provide enough voltage so running 2 or more mars light will cause flickering. Going to be a fun project to do with my kid. Im going to put a noise meter on that pump tonight and get a db reading.
  13. So I think im going to go Rogue on this build and do something unique. I found this company called ROBO Tank that has dyi controllers that I fell in love with I think im going to try it out. Everyone has apex and such I like the fact of having a unique one. My Dad gave my son a raspberry pie computer for his birthday and it is ridiculous what can be done with that in the form of reef controllers. Im also going to hook up 3 Mars aqua lights to the controller for complete dimming control. here is the link to the robo tank controllers for those who like to tinker https://www.robo-tank.ca/index.php