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Old 02-09-2016, 12:26 AM
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Get generator from harbor freight. Best $120 bucks u will ever spend on ur tank. A little bigger than a 12 pack of bottles It will run a bunch of different things in ur tank at once. If u run dc pump and led lights good chance u can run ur entire tank with it. That sucker will run 8 hrs on a tank of gas using all the power it provides. Used a friends during Sandy and ran out a week later to get my own. Still sitting in the box but they day i need to break it out, it will all be worth it.

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Old 02-09-2016, 07:25 AM
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Very cool solar powered battery backup Jim!
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Old 02-09-2016, 12:56 PM
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My team has been planning to design our own battery which would run on sunlight containing ports to charge phones, tablets, lights, etc. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=offgcMwuTGw
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Old 02-10-2016, 08:39 AM
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But for the money but a generator
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Old 02-10-2016, 11:37 AM
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HEAT. during sandy this happened to me and i in increments poored boiling water in to the tank. PLEASE make sure no fish are in the immediate vicinity where the water is going. it will immediately dilute and become non boiling dont worry but it does help keep temperature high
How were your salinity levels
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