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180 gal Aquarium makeover and maintenance: Part 1

Posted by on Sep 4, 2013 in aquarium installation ma, Aquatic Community, ATO, commercial, Community, Filtration, Lessons and Fact Sheets, Lighting, Manchester Memorial Elementary School, Pacific Sun LED, Pond Service, PS Black Python, quarantine, SMT Technology, vacation care | 0 comments

Imagine an Ocean was recently hired to organize and update a large 180+ gallon reef system. There is a gorgeous tank upstairs with pumps, filtration, and RODI water being kept in the basement.     When we arrived,there was an unsafe collection of wires and power strips hanging precariously over and around large volumes of water. Even if a short circuit or electric fire never occurs, simple or emergency maintenance and tank shut-off becomes much more difficult with so many cords,...

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Replacing a T5 with a Metis Hyperion S 3x145w LED fixture in Milton, MA

Posted by on Sep 4, 2013 in aquarium installation ma, aquarium service ma, Equipment, Hyperion SMT, Installation, Lighting, Metis Hyperion, Pacific Sun LED, SMT Technology | 0 comments

Imagine an Ocean just had the opportunity to to install a Pacific Sun Metis Hyperion S 3 x 145W lamp over a 210 gallon saltwater tank in Milton, MA.     This tank had been lit with 72” T5 blue and white lamps.  While the T5 is more energy efficient than metal halides, the bulbs need to be replaced annually and this reefkeeper was ready to upgrade to LEDs.     Pacific Sun makes the best LEDs on the market. The Hyperion S features 8 completely programmable color...

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60 gal cube reef with Pacific Sun Triton LEDs and GHL Pofilux conroller

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013 in acans, aquarium service ma, chalice coral, Coral, Fish, Hyperion SMT, Installation, Inverts, Lighting, Live, Pacific Sun LED, pH, SMT Technology, Triton S, vacation care | 0 comments

This sweet 24” x 24” x 24” cube nano reef is home to many coral frags. This aquarium service customer in Boston, MA has the right equipment to maintain his finicky species.     The Triton S from Pacific Sun is the industry leader in LED lighting for small tanks. This 145 watt lamp is completely programmable and can be controlled wirelessly on your computer or smartphone for maximum ease of control. The native Bali program will mimic he light patterns and weather seasons of...

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Square Matrix Technology (SMT) by Pacific Sun LED

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in Equipment, Hyperion SMT, Lighting, Pacific Sun LED, Pandora Hyperion, SMT Technology | 0 comments

  In their typical line array, multi-colored LED lamps for aquariums can produce a “disco light”effect, in which the water essentially acts a prism and emits different-colored light towards the bottom of the tank. Pacific Sun developed a new panel for its Hyperion series of lamps that tightly clusters 9 different colored diodes, non-white LEDs. Clustering the diodes in this manner, along with omitting lenses creates a more uniform color output without banding (the “disco effect”)....

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