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I am a big fan of the Reef Octo with the VarioS pump (I run the Regal 200sss in my 230). Super quiet and super efficient. If you can get one from Thuan's contact even better.
I run the Reef Octopus SRO 5000sss on my 180.
 

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I am a big fan of the Reef Octo with the VarioS pump (I run the Regal 200sss in my 230). Super quiet and super efficient. If you can get one from Thuan's contact even better.

I believe the 150 is too small for a 200 gallon. I see some people undersized their skimmer while some oversize. Not sure what the right answer is. My nitrates have stayed between 8 and 10 since the skimmer went offline a week ago
 

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I believe the 150 is too small for a 200 gallon. I see some people undersized their skimmer while some oversize. Not sure what the right answer is. My nitrates have stayed between 8 and 10 since the skimmer went offline a week ago
I oversize due to my fish load
 

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Yup! Stopped looking at ph numbers because it drifts. I just keep an eye on the curve being steady and assume I'm at 8.1 to 8.3 which I am . Use senseye and PH probe for my ph checking.
pH is my number one indicator. If I notice pH not where it should be, I know I must check alk to which I can confirm if I have an underlying issue causing my tank to not be "consuming". I'm not sure why it gets written off by so many when it really is a happy Guage that doesn't require reagents nor any other complexities (barring no indoor co2 swings).

Feeding response from concotion was pretty good this AM, snagged a few pics but meh quality
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Messing with different filters today. Tried using a double orange filter. Really made the colors pop. What do you think? I had to increase the shadow effect because they were too bright.
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What is this nonsense deoble filter.
 

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It’s called goof off time while it’s poring down rain outside. Biggest effect is to make the corals that look really blue to show their true purple color.
 

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Morning everyone!

Did anyone ever share the bags they used for their cultures in 1-gallon jars? Im about to harvest tomorrow so Im hoping to order :)
Spartan Industrial - 12” X 18” (500 Count) 2 Mil Heavy Duty Flat Open End Clear Plastic Poly Bags - For Packaging Toys, Art, School Supplies (Bags DO NOT Have Seal & DO NOT Have Prints) https://a.co/d/46ZsVzv
 

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Spartan Industrial - 12” X 18” (500 Count) 2 Mil Heavy Duty Flat Open End Clear Plastic Poly Bags - For Packaging Toys, Art, School Supplies (Bags DO NOT Have Seal & DO NOT Have Prints) https://a.co/d/46ZsVzv
Thank you! Ordered! I’ll see how they work with my lids!
 

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@robanister

It’s called goof off time while it’s poring down rain outside. Biggest effect is to make the corals that look really blue to show their true purple color.
You know I had that same thought last night. Lol my blues are just purple lol.
 

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Do those fit with the Poseidon reactors?
Yes they do. The only issue is their quality assurance, I've had one or two bags leak into the jar, this is after using 100+ bag. They are thinner than the poly bags Poseidon sells.
 

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Yes they do. The only issue is their quality assurance, I've had one or two bags leak into the jar, this is after using 100+ bag. They are thinner than the poly bags Poseidon sells.
If I could find a thicker bag I would, but for those that DIY, the 2ml bag probably works better.
 

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