Are you ready for a power outage?

Mtroboer

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Hi guys back-up power is becoming a huge concern for me as chances are good that I'll be moving to a small town with regular power failures. I was just wondering how many guys in reefing are covered in case of a outage and what type equipment they use?
 

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im coverd, got a ups to run my return pump and power heads. this lasts about 3hrs
 

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I had a 300W Inverter that ran my heaters and pumps for up to 9 hours. Best way to go in my opinion!
 

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happy my tank isnt running at the moment as theses one scheduled for tomorrow for the whole day...
 

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I have an inverter and battery to run the return as soon as power goes down giving me 6 hrs before manually connecting a generator if need be.
 

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how much is a ups? any ideas?
 

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Thanks for the replies, I'm also convinced ups/inverter is the way to go! That way you won't get any surprises when you get home after an unscheduled power failure... But then again, you could run a few appliances with a gennie if you buy a decent one.
 

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