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Forum: EcoRenovator Blog Discussion 11-01-11, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,178
Posted By trikkonceptz
Thank you I received it yesterday.

Thank you I received it yesterday.
Forum: EcoRenovator Blog Discussion 10-25-11, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,178
Posted By trikkonceptz
No worries .. it just that I haven't showered...

No worries .. it just that I haven't showered since getting the news in anticipation and well, you can imagine how earthy I smell by now. LOL
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 10-25-11, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,393
Posted By trikkonceptz
It's a thing of beauty ... I want one !! LOL

It's a thing of beauty ...

I want one !! LOL
Forum: EcoRenovator Blog Discussion 10-25-11, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,178
Posted By trikkonceptz
Any idea when the package will be mailed out?

Any idea when the package will be mailed out?
Forum: Conservation 10-20-11, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,249
Posted By trikkonceptz
The cheapest solution to your problem is to keep...

The cheapest solution to your problem is to keep a cup of cheerios or other dry round cereal in the bathroom. Drop one or two in the tank before he goes and almost by instinct he will try to pee on...
Forum: Conservation 10-20-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,700
Posted By trikkonceptz
OK so that's 2 votes for crazy ...lol And here...

OK so that's 2 votes for crazy ...lol
And here I thought I was gonna be able to get off the grid .. lol
Forum: Lighting 10-13-11, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,196
Posted By trikkonceptz
As an update ... I continue to learn more...

As an update ...

I continue to learn more and more about my hobby everyday and moving into a tank this size poses its own challenges. I was able to find a powerhead that gives me about half the...
Forum: Conservation 10-13-11, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,700
Posted By trikkonceptz
Building my own Hydro Generator

The other day I was looking at my fish tank and thought it would be cool to build a hydro power generator from the return line that goes into my refugium.

Currently it is a 1-1/2" pipe that...
Forum: EcoRenovator Blog Discussion 10-07-11, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,178
Posted By trikkonceptz
Just checking to see if Doax received my PM about...

Just checking to see if Doax received my PM about winning one of the items.

Thanks again ..
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-25-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,477
Posted By trikkonceptz
Sorry, but it isn't the easiest thing for me to...

Sorry, but it isn't the easiest thing for me to remember to check in all the time... Anyhow an interesting development. The fan that I was using to circulate the air broke :(. So I figured I would...
Forum: Lighting 09-22-11, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,196
Posted By trikkonceptz
Great suggestions, I especially like the one...

Great suggestions, I especially like the one about cycling the pump on / off. Along those lines the cycle times would have to be stretched out a bit for the simple fact that once a pump shuts down...
Forum: Lighting 09-22-11, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,196
Posted By trikkonceptz
OK so the tank is up and running, not complete...

OK so the tank is up and running, not complete but at least holding and cycling water.

During this time I was able to plug my Kill a Watt in to see what to expect as far as energy bills goes. ...
Forum: Lighting 09-09-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,196
Posted By trikkonceptz
You are absolutely right. My friend has a 200...

You are absolutely right. My friend has a 200 gallon set up that has three LED arrays each with aluminum heat sinks. His set up allows for changes in ambience from night to day to even simulating...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 07-22-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,477
Posted By trikkonceptz
Thank you, my concern was not walking into a hot...

Thank you, my concern was not walking into a hot house, I can handle that.

It was simply the economics between letting the air run when you are not home or letting it run for a 4 hour block before...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 07-21-11, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,477
Posted By trikkonceptz
A/C usage Which is best?

Forgive me if this has been addressed before but I was curious about a/c usage. I live in south Florida where in the summer my home reaches an interior temp of 85 degrees. I leave the a/c off while...
Forum: Lighting 07-18-11, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,196
Posted By trikkonceptz
No doubt and furthermore as the LED technology...

No doubt and furthermore as the LED technology progresses more and more people are reporting that even coral growth is sustainable under LED lighting. Something I plan to experiment with as time...
Forum: Lighting 07-18-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,196
Posted By trikkonceptz
Prior to these I was using 2 - 96w CFL units for...

Prior to these I was using 2 - 96w CFL units for my 180. And that's considering that I wasn't using the Metal Halide lights used mostly to maintain reef tanks, which aside from being energy hogs,...
Forum: Solar Power 07-18-11, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,473
Posted By trikkonceptz
I don't know if this will help, but I would...

I don't know if this will help, but I would investigate Bilge pumps for boats. They may provide a solution for you and they are 12v
Forum: Lighting 07-18-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,196
Posted By trikkonceptz
I know its been a while since I updated this...

I know its been a while since I updated this post, but I have a picture to share with you regarding LED Lighting.

The picture here is from my cell phone and for some reason it picked up the blue...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 10-15-10, 06:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,762
Posted By trikkonceptz
As a follow up, The breeze that this...

As a follow up,

The breeze that this produces is not felt up by my upper body. The best way I can describe it is that my lower body is kept dry and cool as if I was sleeping with no sheets at...
Forum: Solar Power 09-10-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,864
Posted By trikkonceptz
The only flaw I see in this logic is that aside...

The only flaw I see in this logic is that aside from investing in your home, you would have to have the discipline to put the savings away yourself, and therein lies the problem.

We are not taught...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-10-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,762
Posted By trikkonceptz
Depending on your bed set up I would consider...

Depending on your bed set up I would consider something a bit different only because dryer duct tubing is not strong enough to hold up to the weight or any accidental pressure from someone sitting on...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-09-10, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,762
Posted By trikkonceptz
Agreed, 72W vs up to 8 cycles of the a/c to cool...

Agreed, 72W vs up to 8 cycles of the a/c to cool the house down is a dramatic difference, I'll know more next month when I see my power bill.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-09-10, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,762
Posted By trikkonceptz
Sorry for the delayed responce, but that same day...

Sorry for the delayed responce, but that same day my modem died at home and I have not had a chance to go out and replace it.

However to answer the question ... the Bed fan has an operating range...
Forum: Conservation 09-06-10, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,836
Posted By trikkonceptz
Would you photograph the entire home with roof...

Would you photograph the entire home with roof view once you are done? Here in S. Florida, we have to deal with alot of issues, county, HOA's and such and seeing photos of what a completed roof...
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