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StevedNETN replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Connect the dc directly to ssr and verify it turns on. Then troubleshoot the stc. Likely in the programming of stc"
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Cris Meeks replied to Cris Meeks's discussion To filter or not to filter, that is the question...
"Okay, so I'm coming at this more from the aquaculture side (and as a practicing veterinarian) and there are some species such as tilapia & bettas that can tolerate more nitrates than others but the key word here is "tolerate".…"
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"HELP!!!!!!!!! I switched out PSU to the Palm model (one I was told to use in the first place) as the Palm model has silver wire (hot) and insulated white (neutral). Got everthing hooked up... The STC is working, but the plug isn't. I have a…"
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Cris Meeks replied to Cris Meeks's discussion To filter or not to filter, that is the question...
"Thanks for the clarification George.  That would be pretty easy to accomplish with something like a swirl filter in a larger system.  Right now my largest is a 30 gallon & I'm thinking something like a canister poly pad to handle…"
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Jeff S replied to Cris Meeks's discussion To filter or not to filter, that is the question...
"Nitrates don't particularly affect the fish, or so I've been told. Mine seem OK. While water changes shouldn't be necessary with aquaponics when water levels are questionable I don't waste water but use it on compost bins and…"
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Cris Meeks replied to Cris Meeks's discussion To filter or not to filter, that is the question...
"Jeff, I've seen several comments like yours referring to high nitrate levels in their tanks.  I've always felt that any level over 20 ppm is unacceptable for a healthy fish tank.  I don't hear about water changes very often…"
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StevedNETN replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Don't know exactly what to tell you.  I am rather confident that temporarily hooking it up backwards won't hurt it, but I am not sure.  Sorry, not sure.You might have to hook up the 110 power.  Get the stc-1000 running with…"
2 hours ago
Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"I don't have a true volt meter. The only gizmo I have is this thing (see pic). When wall wart is plugged into my kitchen electrical outlet, both wires show as "live" (meter lights up?) ."
3 hours ago
StevedNETN replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Sorry, you will just need to put a volt meter on it and find which end is positive.  It should say on the back of the plastic housing, but I always just check with a volt meter"
3 hours ago
Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Thanks Steve! BUT WHAT ABOUT THE PSU WIRING? Which one is hot? The one with or without the white writing on wire? Hope you understand my question?"
3 hours ago
StevedNETN replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Looks good to me.  Nice work"
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Here you go... This one is pic is better. And what about the PSU wiring question regarding what's what."
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StevedNETN replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Looks good.  would you shoot one more picture from another angle, the 110 volt blacks are a bit hard to follow in the picture.  Think you have it though "
3 hours ago
Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Steve and Pieter, Well, I think I'm done, but I have an important question that needs to be addressed, but I'll get to that later. For verification purposes I've left the ssr outside of gang box for ease of inspection. Also, I…"
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George replied to Cris Meeks's discussion To filter or not to filter, that is the question...
"When solids are removed post fish tank, they contain nutrients.  Sometimes those solids are drained to another container and aerated, then allowed to settle and the water is pumped or drained back to the aquaponics system.  This is…"
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