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Old 02/09/2020, 11:40 AM   #3401
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Unless something comes up that makes me think otherwise it appears Ecotech has delivered a great product that will suit our needs. BigBlueTang who was the local reefer who has had the Kamoer since it's debut has already replaced it with a Versa. I do believe they will prove to be more reliable long term.



At the cost of roughly 3 maxijet 1200s this pump puts this setup into the hands of everyone. To get a good used masterflex without a warranty you are looking $500+. With a Versa you get a year warranty and could buy 3 for the same price as the masterflex. Time will tell but Ecotech stands behind their products and has great customer service so I have a good feeling about this one.


I know another local who has been running the Kamoer for years and has switched to the versa... once I got the new fittings in mine, itís been working flawlessly


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Old 02/15/2020, 09:50 PM   #3402
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Doug needs to stop dosing by hand and get himself a fancy carx.


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Old 02/15/2020, 10:05 PM   #3403
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Can someone please help me identify what this debris is thats in my sump and overflow? I'm wondering if its related to my calcium reactor setup. Nowhere to be seen in the display.







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Old 02/15/2020, 10:24 PM   #3404
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Can someone please help me identify what this debris is thats in my sump and overflow? I'm wondering if its related to my calcium reactor setup. Nowhere to be seen in the display.




Looks like tube worms.


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Old 02/20/2020, 05:26 AM   #3405
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That looks like a lot of spirorbid worms which are harmless filter feeders.




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Old 03/07/2020, 12:44 PM   #3406
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I've got a CarbonDoser. The Co2 tank gauge is reading under 200 psi. As I recall the gauges can get wonky towards the end of the bottle, is that right? Should I go ahead and refill the tank now? Also do I need to remove the entire carbon doser assembly when I take the tank in to get refilled?


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Old 03/07/2020, 12:47 PM   #3407
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I have gone down to 100P SI but not lower.
Yes, Remove the entire unit from the tank.
If you are NOT using their rubber fitting from tank to doser get a new washer.


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Old 04/09/2020, 08:16 PM   #3408
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I've got a CarbonDoser. The Co2 tank gauge is reading under 200 psi. As I recall the gauges can get wonky towards the end of the bottle, is that right? Should I go ahead and refill the tank now? Also do I need to remove the entire carbon doser assembly when I take the tank in to get refilled?
When you see the psi start to drop, go ahead and fill it unless you have a two stage reg. Youíre below 20% fill and co2 is cheap.


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Old 04/16/2020, 06:05 PM   #3409
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When you see the psi start to drop, go ahead and fill it unless you have a two stage reg. Youíre below 20% fill and co2 is cheap.
Yeah I don't know why I was so worried about it. Was easy to remove the CarbonDoser and refill.


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Old 05/04/2020, 10:55 PM   #3410
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What are the best pump heads to find on ebay that are reasonably priced but are reliable?
Im still in the process of building my calcium reactor setup and have the masterflex 7523-70 pump with no pump head yet.
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Can i please get a answer on what heads i can mount to this pump ive been out of the game for a little while but coming back in a big way! Since ive gotten back into things ive gotten the Reef Octopus SRO 5000 Calcium Reactor and the CarbonDoser Electronic CO2 Regulator. Ive only got a few more pieces to get and my cal. setup will be done.


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Old 05/27/2020, 11:00 PM   #3411
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Does this flow rate look normal? This is an MTC mini-cal.

https://youtu.be/WX4EoJcXLZg


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Old 05/28/2020, 09:04 AM   #3412
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Not to worry on the flow, that's the recirculating pump, it runs @ a fixed speed.
The drip rate coming out is the important one & holds steady with a doser pump rated for continuous duty like the Versa or Kamoer.


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