Heater
2 Finnex HMO Titanium Digital Control Heater
Replaced existing heaters with 2 Finnex HMO-300 digital
Installed on June 30, 2015
300 watts/hour
Other
Neptune Apex AFS Feeder
Installed AFS Feeder. Starting slowly with 2 drum rotations twice per day at 7:30 and 13:30 with slider set to minimum. Vortechs will also go to a Constant 25% mode during feeding
Installed on February 27, 2015
Heater
2 Cobalt Aquatics Neo Therm
11/16/14 Replaced 2 Eheim's with these 2 200w Neo-Therms in Sump. Picked up for half price, never used from club member
Installed on November 16, 2014
Retired on June 30, 2015
200 watts/hour
Reactor
2 NextReef MR1 Reactor
9/28/14 Replaced BRS Dual reactor with individual Nextreef MR-1's for GFO and Carbon
Installed on September 28, 2014
Lighting
Micro Sun 8W LED Strip
Fuge Light. Replaced 6500k Fluorescent bulb and fixture
Installed on September 19, 2014
8 watts/hour
Heater
Cobalt Aquatics Accu-Therm Heater 300W
Added on 7/17/14 to replace broken Eheim in Sump. 8/3/14 Removed and replaced with new Eheim 300W
Installed on July 17, 2014
Controller
Neptune Apex I/O Breakout Box
Installed on January 2, 2014
Dosing
3 BRS 2 Part Doser 1.1ml/min
3/7/16 Replaced elastic tubing in BRS dosers Alk and Calc Pumps
Installed on December 10, 2013
Food
Larrys Reef Services Reef Frenzy
Installed on October 5, 2013
Food
Bulk Reef Supply Reef Chili
Installed on September 1, 2013
Reactor
Two Little Fishies Reactor 150
Set up reactor with CO2 absorbent to help raise PH. 4/21/14 Changed CO2 Absorbent
Installed on August 15, 2013
Food
New Life Spectrum Marine Fish Formula
Installed on August 3, 2013
Reactor
Bulk Reef Supply GFO & Carbon Reactor - Dual
9/28/14 Took Off Line and replaced with 2 Nextreef MR-1 Reactos
Installed on July 6, 2013
Retired on September 28, 2014
Other
HOG1 Upflow algae Scrubber
Installed to help fight Hair Algae Outbreak. 6/25/15 Cleaned ATS and pulled out big chunk of algae. 12/5/15 Removed chunk of algae
Installed on June 21, 2013
Controller
Neptune Systems Apex WXM
Controlling 2 Vortech MP40ES
Installed on May 30, 2013
TestKit
Red Sea Foundation Pro
Installed on May 25, 2013
Aquarium
20G Quarantine Tank
20 gallon QT with sponge filter, heater, various PVC fittings, cover and light.
Installed on May 20, 2013
Aquarium
Reef Savvy Custom 150G DT
Custom Reef Savvy 72X24X20 Offset right overflow.
Installed on May 19, 2013
Lighting
2 Maxspect Razor
27" 16k 160W. Current lighting schedule. 8/20/14 One of the Razors LCD boards went bad and lights wouldn't come on and couldn't program. Bought a replacement light and ordered repair parts to keep other as a spare. 00:30 A 0 B 0 04:00 A 0 B 1 9:00 A 20 B 40 12:00 A75 B95 17:30 A 60 B 70 21:00 A 10 B 10 8/26/14 Changed the lighting again to have a Onger dark period for 51/2 hours. Now have this 00:00 A0 B0 05:30 A0 B1 09:00 A 20 B 40 12:00 A75 B95 17:30 A60 B70 21:00 A10 B10 051015 Changed the lighting again to have a Longer dark period for of 7 hours. Also reduced intensity at other time points. Now have this 00:00 A0 B0 07:00 A0 B1 09:00 A 20 B 40 12:00 A65 B50 17:30 A50 B60 21:00 A05 B05 Made a slight adjustment to lower whites and fairly significant adjustment to increase blues at time point 4 00:00 A0 B0 00:00 A0 B0 07:30 A0 B1 09:00 A 20 B 52 12:00 A58 B78 17:30 A47 B65 21:00 A02 B05
Installed on May 19, 2013
Heater
2 Ebo Jager 300W Heater
1 In Sump One in DT as a backup. On 7/17/14 had to remove one because it wasn't heating up anymore. Replaced with a Cobalt 300W. 11/16/14 Took both out of service and replaced with 2 200W Cobalt Neo-Therm's 8/3/14 Bought new Eheim 300 W and replaced the Cobalt that was being used temporarily.
Installed on May 19, 2013
Retired on November 16, 2014
Sump
50 Gallon Custom Made
Custom 50G. Skimmer/Return/Fuge. Return split 75% to DT 25% to fuge. 4/18/14 Increased fuge light on time from 18:30 to 14:30 leaving only 4 hrs of dark time. 9/20/14 Replaced 6500K fluorescent bulb and fixture with Micro-Sun 8W LED Strip.
Installed on May 19, 2013
Salt
Reef Crystals
Installed on May 19, 2013
Powerhead
2 EcoTech Vortech MP40w ES
With Battery Backup. 8/10/14 Cleaned Wet sides in Vinegar and rinsed with RO 11/28/14 Cleaned Wet sides in Vinegar and rinsed with RO 4/3/15 Cleaned Vortech Wet Sides
Installed on May 19, 2013
Skimmer
Reef Octopus SSS-3000Int
6/8/14 6/8/14 Cleaned in Vinegar bath in Tub. Rinsed with R/o water and let dry for one hour. 4/2/15 Removed and cleaned entire skimmer body and pump with vinegar/water 1/31/15 Added an oscillate command on Apex to turn skimmer off for 1 minute every 8 hrs. to help with overflowing. 5/29/15 Skimmer stopped foaming. Cleaned entire skimmer. I was able to pull the pinwheel off the shaft of the Bubble Blaster 3000 . Replaced pump with new one and re-glued pin wheel on to shaft for a backup pump. 12/5/15 Raised up and is now in 7" of water instead of 8 1/2 12/11/15 Raised skimmer to sit in 6" of water
Installed on May 19, 2013
Controller
Neptune Apex Controller
4/2/14 Upgraded Firmware to 4.31 4/3/14 Set up Apex for access outside the home network. 1/3/15 Connected Apex to Fusion 6/29/15 Cleaned and calibrated PH Probe
Installed on May 19, 2013
Pump
Water Blaster HY-7000 Pump (1800GPH)
Installed on May 19, 2013
RODI
BRS 5 Stage PLUS RO/DI System - 75GPD
4/2/14 Changed RO/Di Filters and DI Resin. Ran about 3 gallons through before using. 8/10/14 Changed DI Resin. 11/20/14 Changed Di Resin and all cartridges. Ran about 4 gallons of water through before using. 6/12/15 Changed DI Resin 11/5/15 Changed DI Resin 10/3/16 Replaced all Cartridges and DI Resin
Installed on May 19, 2013
Refractometer
BRS Refractometer
Installed on May 19, 2013
AutoTopOff
Genesis Reef Systems Pro
Auto Top off and Auto Water Change system. Currently changing 2 gallons/day
Installed on May 19, 2013
TestKit
Salifert Nitrite Test Kit
Installed on May 18, 2013
TestKit
Hanna Phosphate Checker
Installed on May 18, 2013
TestKit
Salifert Ammonia Test Kit
Installed on May 18, 2013
Other
150 150 lbs. Dry Sand
Installed on May 1, 2013
TestKit
Salifert Nitrate (NO3) Test kit
Installed on May 1, 2013
Other
150 150 Lbs. Marco Rock
Installed on May 1, 2013