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    Awesome, if you give me $250 I'll include spare wet side and original driver, both used. Send...

    Awesome, if you give me $250 I'll include spare wet side and original driver, both used. Send PayPal to loweryster@gmail.com
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    Bubble King Skimmer Club

    I'm breaking in my DC 180 with a Speedy right now. It's very impressive.
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    Bubble King Skimmer Club

    You need the correct SG in there to make bubbles.
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    Bubble King Skimmer Club

    Any salt in that water?
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    Understanding Radium Metal Halide Lamps

    I run a comparable ballast on the "HQI" setting by Lumatek to drive a 400W Radium. It's a fantastic combo. I'm sure Jeremy can concur.
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    Understanding Radium Metal Halide Lamps

    Fantastic info! Hamilton should remove the HQI label on the M135, it totally threw me off the other day when we talked. Like the new Avatar!
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    Bubble King Skimmer Club

    Agree, I would keep the exit at least 2" from any object.
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    Bubble King Skimmer Club

    A starting point to tune your skimmer. Also I would wait 1hr before making any other adjustments. Can you post some better pictures? Water height on the neck?
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    Bubble King Skimmer Club

    Besides lighting, I think skimmers are one of the most complicated pieces of equipment in the hobby. So many factors come into play for producing good skimmate. If your skimmer is sitting in 9" of water, I would start with raising the skimmer up to 8" and lower the motor watts to 30-35. Then...
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    Best Metal Halide Bulb for SPS coloration

    Can you provide more details, ballast and supplementation?
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    Best Metal Halide Bulb for SPS coloration

    I've got an email into him as well, I told him there is a lot of interest. Maybe he can help.
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    Best Metal Halide Bulb for SPS coloration

    These? http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1977499&page=1
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    Best Metal Halide Bulb for SPS coloration

    If we can find someone who stocks them and is reputable we should see if we can put together some sort of group buy. With so many dumping LED going back to MH, bulbs like this need to be back on the market. Only problem is warrenty has always been an issues, doesn't bother me, it's a light bulb.
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    Best Metal Halide Bulb for SPS coloration

    From where? Also my understanding is they are the same as the Pheonix.
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