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Yeah, i guess it has some utility like an overflowing ATO, but anything that test salinity for me that isnt accurate is almost useless (and dangerous for sensitive corals).It's more accurate than the Apex sensor, I am just trying to see how much more. That's what I am trying to see. It will take some time as they degrade over time.
I feel what both of you are saying, maybe sometime I will do that comparison someday, when I win the lottery, LOL!!!
Your all good reefing brother. I would like to do a comparison between GHL and Hydros as I feel they are two best out there. Both are great at a different price point.I may or may not have forgotten I posted here regarding hydros compared to apex and ghl.
thus, I answered a question with no greater intention than to say “nope. Oh they have this now” lol
Then I posted a gif of apology for derailing. Sorry again Bill
One thing I am disappointed in GHL is the size of the 2377 GPH Flow meter and unions. They size them at 3/4 in, that is to small. IT should be at least 1 in. How many pumps have the horsepower to actually push 2377 thru a 3/4 in hole. I will have to step down my return plumbing from 1.25 to .75 to make it work, thus, more head pressure on a pump. The Apex flow meter does the same, but, they do have a massive 2 in option, but the weight of that flow meter...UGH!!! I feel they both have some redesigning to do on their flow meter diameters and options. I am going with GHL flow meters on my return rebuild because I like their method of reading flow vs. Apex. I have seen my Apex flow meters steadily decline, flow wise. Is it the meter or the return pump, after 6-7 months? Impellers get dirty as do the pumps, SO, which one is it.
Sure. Id say if you have say 6 feet of total return plumbing from pump to tank and 4 1/2 feet is 1 inch and 1 and 1/2 feet is a straight 3/4 inch run with flow meter (6 inches on either side of flow meter) that would work just fine and since the vast majority of the plumbing is 1 inch diameter-- flow will still be close to what it would be without the reduction section..Apex says 5 in, GHL doesn't say, but, they both said to keep it as far away from a 90 as possible.
I agree, but, I still ordered new bulkheads and such to reinstall my return lock lines and such. I am trying to keep the reduction a little as possible. I will run 1.25 as long as possible.Sure. Id say if you have say 6 feet of total return plumbing from pump to tank and 4 1/2 feet is 1 inch and 1 and 1/2 feet is a straight 3/4 inch run with flow meter (6 inches on either side of flow meter) that would work just fine and since the vast majority of the plumbing is 1 inch diameter-- flow will still be close to what it would be without the reduction section..
I agree they should offer flow meters in a variety of plumbing sizes. But the 3/4 works and if they can spend their time improving the app and software instead of new flow meters--or anything else or new--i sure would appreciate it... kinda on the brink of ditching ghl because of the usablity issue.1.25 will increase flow, but, its not about increasing overall flow, as the new return will be totally different. Its about the flow meters.
@Billdg What again are you measuring flow for?Have you considered putting the flow meter on a 3/4" line in parallel with the main line?
I have both, though I monitor the GHL on my Android. Not sure how how that applies to my last post though.Are you on an Android or Apple device?