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    Looking for a protein skimmer.

    Bubble Magus curve 5 best bang for the buck, well made very quite and small foot print.
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    AI Hydra Settings Thread

    I had the same idea and upgrading - but i know 52's have had the same issues on led burn out and fade. It's like throwing $ at a bad system imho right now i hope to sell these hydra's (once they all work) and look into an LED/t5 hybrid or go with a proven LED system. It's very frustrating and...
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    AI Hydra Settings Thread

    Oh be ready for the disaster!!!! I have been dealing with this issue for over 6 months:hmm5: I have 3 hydra fixtures with a director. I have been sent 6 pucks (3 of them old SOL pucks) call them they don't actually read the email. I hope this advice helps you. Insist on all four pucks and...
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    AI Hydra Settings Thread

    I like it i wish it had a way to get 8000,12000 or even 6500 temps. other than that it works great and have not had issues re-connecting. My biggest point is the LED industry is getting better and in 8 months there might be a new upgraded version. AI is the only company that I know of that...
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    AI Hydra Settings Thread

    I feel your pain 52's came out 2 weeks after I bought my Hydra's I also have a 6ft tank. That being said I must give AI a big :thumbsup: for their research and innovations, they seem to improve every step of the way. How many Iphone's have they made? One thing I can say about AI is their...
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    AI Hydra Settings Thread

    I did try that - I ended up just clearing my settings and starting over. That seems to be working
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    AI Hydra Settings Thread

    Anyone having issues with their director or lights today? Mine seem to be stuck at 1% today
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    AI Hydra Settings Thread

    At full power yes I personally use 4hr ramp up for 12 hrs
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    AI Hydra Settings Thread

    That is what I thought - but changing to 14 and 20k settings has made a difference in my coral both sps and lps
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    AI Hydra Settings Thread

    The big difference in the two is par and pur 14k higher par 20k higher pur
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    Button coral - should I give up?

    Button coral - should I give up? Might be a good idea to dip in iodine or coral revive. I also had an outbreak about a year ago - it can be devastating I wish I would have qt the coral when I first noticed it. I also lost about 1/2 my lps at the time Good luck let us know
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    Please help

    No the bacteria will probably die. Not a big deal.
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    AI Hydra Settings Thread

    * was just a typo
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    AI Hydra Settings Thread

    Just*a quick update i contacted AI direct and asked them what a 14k and 20k setting would be on the hydra. I was very happy and shows that this company takes thier products and CS very seriously. They returned my email in 6hrs. These are the settings they sent me. a 20K spectrum: Cool White 50...
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    ATO recommendation

    I love my smart ato http://www.marinedepot.com/AutoAqua_Smart_ATO_Automatic_Top_Off_System_Electric_Powered_Dosing_Pumps_Top_Off_Plug_In_Units-AutoAqua-CV47286-FIDPETPU-vi.html It saved my tank when the return hose let go.
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