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post #11 of 15 Old 01-15-2009, 11:54 PM
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Yup, but the Ramora does a good job muting most of the noise.

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post #12 of 15 Old 01-16-2009, 04:04 PM Thread Starter
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Hey i just found out a very good mod... just let a water in the intake chamber that is suppose to be empty and let a airstone in the pipe and the noise thing is gone:D
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post #13 of 15 Old 01-30-2009, 07:54 AM Thread Starter
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Ok another problem!!!!!! the hydrometer needle wont go up i am freaking out! it wont do anything! is there something that i am doing wrong?
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post #14 of 15 Old 01-30-2009, 08:04 AM
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IMO hydrometers are garbage. even if you calibrate it with a refractometer theres still chance that salt build up will give inaccurate readings. if i was in your position i would get a refractometer and you can find one cheap on ebay.

for now try soaking it in alittle vinegar and water for awhile, then rinse, then test again.

and for future reference- creating a new thread for a new topic is your best bet for getting responses.
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post #15 of 15 Old 01-31-2009, 07:49 AM
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Originally Posted by onefish2fish View Post
IMO hydrometers are garbage.
Motion seconded! A refractometer is well worth the investment. Takes 3 drops of water, about 30 seconds to test the water, and the results wont be swayed by the temperature of the sample.

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