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Posts made in April, 2015

Saltwater Fish Tank w/ Basement Sump Filter Upgrade – Walpole, MA

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This week we had the opportunity to do some much-needed work on an old, messy and unreliable basement sump filter system for a saltwater fish tank. The entire filter system along with the RODI are all in a dedicated room in the basement on the other side of the house. As you can see in the “before” pictures, this sump filter had some major problems. First, the sump was made of glass. Although glass aquariums can be used as sump filters, they are much more fragile and harder to work with...

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125 Gallon Reef Aquarium Update – Waltham, MA

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Today we serviced the gorgeous reef aquarium in Waltham, MA. This system is about 2 years old and is doing great. Above, 125 gallon reef aquarium with Pacific Sun Pandora S LED and T5 lighting. We were called out today to service the RODI water filter system as well as perform water analysis/testing, calibrate and adjust the Pacific Sun Kore 5th Doser, refill the dosing containers, service the skimmer and give everything a general checkup. In all, everything is doing great. Neon Green and...

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New Fish Additions – 220 Gallon Saltwater Reef Aquarium – Gloucester, MA

Posted by on Apr 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You all remember this 220 gallon saltwater reef aquarium in Gloucester, MA from our previous posts on this tank. We installed this tank a year and half ago and made some additional upgrades early this year including a Pacific Sun Kore 5th Doser and LED lighting. The system is doing great. Yet, the one thing it lacks is a some big show fish as the center pieces. Although there are plenty of other smaller fish that school, there is nothing quite like the Adult Emperor Angelfish. The Emperor...

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St. Patrick’s Day Birthday Trip to the New England Aquarium – Boston, MA

Posted by on Apr 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It had been a long time since I’d been to the NE Aquarium in Boston. Growing up we’d visit Mystic Aquarium in CT and Boston Aquarium at least a few times a year. In fact, that’s what got me hooked in this crazy world of fish. This year, St Patrick’s Day (17 March) was Emmy’s first birthday! We decided to bring her to the aquarium for the first time – and she LOVED it. Above, a giant reef tank representative of the Pacific coral reef community. Some familiar “faces” – Sea...

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Pacific Sun Hyperion S LED Lighting Installation – Gloucester, MA

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Yesterday Imagine an Ocean installed a new Pacific Sun Hyperion S LED lighting system at Latitude 43 restaurant in Gloucester, MA. We replaced an older model 8x54w T5 lamp that needed new bulbs and was beginning to fail. The new Hyperion S lamp can produce equal power, has 11 colors to mix and match and can simulate sunrise/sunset, cloud coverage, weather simulation and moon phase! The aquarium at Latitude 43 has been running for many years. About 2 years ago Imagine an Ocean began servicing...

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