193 gallon plywood build thread

Discussion in 'I made this!' started by horkn, Jun 15, 2009.

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  1. ermano

    ermano Zoanthid

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    I like the reflectors man. What make are they?
     
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  3. horkn

    horkn Giant Squid

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    They are a Chinese brand, direct from China.
    eBay Australia Shop - aquarium: HQI, fish, metal halide
    I couldn't say exactly who makes them, but there is the link to the store that I got them from. Comparing them to lumenarcs and other high dollar pendants, I can honestly say that you can't tell a difference between the 2 as far as the amount of light they reflect.
     
  4. bje

    bje Long-fin Bannerfish

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    excellent craftsmanship and a gorgeous looking display! subscribed..
     
  5. Av8Bluewater

    Av8Bluewater Giant Squid

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    Have you noticed if your growth is better with the new reflectors?
     
  6. horkn

    horkn Giant Squid

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    Oh god, yes. The sps growth is much better with the new pendants. It makes me wish I could have bought them earlier.
     
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    tatted4ever Clown Trigger

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    another reason why I need to get some good reflectors.
     
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  9. horkn

    horkn Giant Squid

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    I have not been on 3reef a lot lately.

    I have noticed a lot of new sps grwoth with the new lighting, and I had my ph probe go south on my calcium reactor. Now that i have a new probe, I am dialing in my reactor with alk and calcium levels and the tank is getting better every day. SPS growth has gone crazy before I started noticing the probe wasn't reading right. My alk levels were low, causing some lps to not be happy while the sps robbed the calcium and alk.
     
  10. steve wright

    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    sounds good horkn - I would like to see what it looks like now? hint, hint

    Steve
     
  11. rewris

    rewris Skunk Shrimp

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    I just came across this thread. Horkn, you did a phenomenal job man! I'm proud of you!
     
  12. el_piraña

    el_piraña Flamingo Tongue

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    Any chance for some up to date pics? I'd love to see the new growth! ;D