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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- A new beginning

Postby n0rk » Wed 27 Oct, 2010 10:24 pm

Flip's a Beatle...? :o
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- A new beginning

Postby Flipper » Wed 27 Oct, 2010 10:27 pm

I will be adding a few more pieces of small lr . Want to have trailing rock from the main structures to house and separate zoas and morphs and rics. This will hopefully stop any overtaking of the main structures
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- A new beginning

Postby Flipper » Wed 27 Oct, 2010 10:28 pm

Yeah didnt you see my yellow submarine in the tank? :roflmao:
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- A new beginning

Postby Jesster » Sat 30 Oct, 2010 12:59 am

hey flip,

you want me to bring over some LR, to seed your tank, tomorrow?
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- A new beginning

Postby Flipper » Sat 30 Oct, 2010 3:28 am

Thanks, Im after smallish pieces if you have any
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- A new beginning

Postby Jesster » Sun 31 Oct, 2010 2:28 pm

tank looking very nice Flip, will be good to see it in full swing.

love the open scape too :clap:
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- A new beginning

Postby Flipper » Sun 31 Oct, 2010 5:01 pm

Well Ive got my Reef Keeper controller up and running. ATM I only have the heaters connected and it appears to be doing the job. Next will be the PH. Here are a few pics
This is the RKE head unit with 2 MP40 controllers
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These are the modules that everything gets plugged into. The BM dosing pump is in the foreground (not set up yet)
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller added 31/10

Postby Flipper » Mon 01 Nov, 2010 9:07 pm

Gee who needs solar panels?? :roflmao: The side of the tank that is facing our wall of windows is getting alot of brown algal growth yet the other side hasn't much at all. So although not direct sunlight it seems to be beneficial. Any thoughts?
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller software pics 9/11

Postby Flipper » Wed 10 Nov, 2010 7:21 pm

Well got my RKE controller working well and have had a play with its software- My Reef 2. Heres a few screen shots of what it can do
This is the home screen from the head unit. You can ask it to display whatever you want.
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This is the graphs page where you can have a graph for whatever is connected. You can see its all over the place atm cos i was playing
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This is where you add any hardware information. There is also a page where you can put in what stock you add
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This one gives you a summary of what information you have entered in stock and hardware
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The system is wired up to my wireless network which makes life a bit easier
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller software pics 9/11

Postby GunmetlFairmont » Wed 10 Nov, 2010 9:32 pm

Very Cool Flip...

Can you PM me How it compares price wise to the Profilux unit?

I'm sorting out what my options are and this could be added to the mix

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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller software pics 9/11

Postby notsomot » Wed 10 Nov, 2010 10:10 pm

nice flip, glad it was worth it in the end
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller software pics 9/11

Postby Thommo01 » Sat 20 Nov, 2010 10:52 pm

Hey Flip,

Much more progress.

I'd be interested how you are finding the new controller and if you have any pro's or cons so far. plus a nice shot with it wet would aslo be nice :pirate:
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller software pics 9/11

Postby Flipper » Sat 20 Nov, 2010 11:14 pm

New controller is going well. Still a few bugs in the software but it still is only Beta. Just ordered more bits for it like water level sensor for ATO, more pod lights for lunar cycle, water sensors so if there is a leak near my pumps it will switch those pumps of, net module so i see whats going pn while away from tank, sms me alarms and a few other bits.
Im getting some fish and hopefully my repaired led unit next week so I will do a FTS then so theres something to look at.
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller software pics 9/11

Postby Flipper » Sat 20 Nov, 2010 11:15 pm

Oh yeah and hopefully the claddings done as well
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller software pics 9/11

Postby consoletech » Mon 22 Nov, 2010 7:37 am

Looks like its full steam ahead Paul, and looking good.

where did you get the materials for your light stand? Same mob as Scooby?

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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller software pics 9/11

Postby Flipper » Mon 22 Nov, 2010 7:47 am

I just got it from Bunnings
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller software pics 9/11

Postby Eclip » Thu 25 Nov, 2010 2:39 pm

Looking pretty smick el presedente, That contorller is looking pretty nice especially if your away on holidays be able to just quickly check up on it would give you nice piece of mind etc. cant wait to see this when its al go and you start stocking it
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller software pics 9/11

Postby shannonpayne86 » Thu 25 Nov, 2010 3:27 pm

I don't like the look of it. It's missing something.
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- cladding

Postby Flipper » Fri 26 Nov, 2010 6:08 pm

Well I got the stand cladded the last few days. I got 3 tangs as well but i wont put up a pic as I'm sure you've seen tang pics before.
The doors are 2 pac white and around the doors is a white granite with glass chips in it.
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Hopefully the light stand is next and maybe a few more fish.
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller software pics 9/11

Postby Rod the Reefer » Fri 26 Nov, 2010 6:29 pm

Looking good mate.

Some more of Sam's fine workmanship. :clap:

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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- Controller software pics 9/11

Postby Flipper » Fri 26 Nov, 2010 6:32 pm

He's a very talented man is Sam
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- stand cladded pics

Postby parrdog » Sat 27 Nov, 2010 2:39 pm

Very, very nice mate :).

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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- stand cladded pics

Postby camo1 » Sat 27 Nov, 2010 4:59 pm

Looks special flip
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- stand cladded pics

Postby shannonpayne86 » Sat 27 Nov, 2010 6:45 pm

Holy crap, that Sam fella does a bang up job! Looks good pres. Show us ya tangs!!!
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- stand cladded pics

Postby Flipper » Sat 27 Nov, 2010 6:57 pm

I showed everyone that was at the meeting :poke:
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- stand cladded pics

Postby shannonpayne86 » Sat 27 Nov, 2010 7:18 pm

Hahaha, i said I coudn't make it. Thats why i wanted to do it monday night!
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- stand cladded pics

Postby StripestheEel » Sat 27 Nov, 2010 7:35 pm

Beginning of something special.
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- stand cladded pics

Postby Flipper » Sat 27 Nov, 2010 9:03 pm

some boring occupants
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- stand cladded pics

Postby shannonpayne86 » Sat 27 Nov, 2010 9:34 pm

Oi! They're not boring! nice yellow, how big is it?
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Re: Flippers 6x3x2- stand cladded pics

Postby StripestheEel » Sat 27 Nov, 2010 9:37 pm

Just call it a Scopas colour variant
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