What do you use for your power center?

Discussion in 'Filters, Pumps, etc..' started by Sataly, May 13, 2015.

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  1. Sataly

    Sataly Coral Banded Shrimp

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    I'm about to order a few reactors for my 90 and I was wondering how I could plug it in because all I have been using is surge protectors and have both of them filled up (one on timer for lights and the other on all the time for general use) I was thinking about seeing everyone else's setups on this subject and organize all the wires as well because it's like Medusas head back there lol
     
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  3. civiccars2003

    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    I have (2) 20 amp circuits dedicated to my tank. One runs the lights, the other runs the pumps and misc equipment.

    Zip ties!
     
  4. Billme

    Billme Eyelash Blennie

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    Good topic to bring up. I'm getting ready to add more strips and need some ideas on managing electrical. Following.
     
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    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    Whatever you do stay away from the Coralife strips/timers.
    I am currently using a Monster strip/surge protector.
     
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    WhiskyTango Eyelash Blennie

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    On my Fusion 20: I run a Apex Jr and Energy Bar 8 with a VDM module for my two 24 inch BuildMyLEDs, 2 Tunze nano poverheads, Eheim 1000 return pump, Tune Nano Osomolator, heater, and cooling fan on a APC Pro 1000. During a power outage, the APC can run everything for about an hour.
     
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    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    Reef Keeper PC4s. IMG_20150204_222158_642.jpg IMG_20150204_222158_642.jpg
     
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  9. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    I used wire race track
     
  10. Dyonopses1

    Dyonopses1 Skunk Shrimp

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    Whats wrong with the Coralife Strips? :huh:
     
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    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    WhiskyTango Eyelash Blennie

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    You can't go wrong with a commercial battery backup and a controller. It will save you money and livestock in the long run.