Bubble Magus help please

Discussion in 'Test Kits, Controllers, Reactors and Dosers' started by seank, 11 Dec 2013.

  1. seank

    seank

    Joined:
    24 May 2007
    Posts:
    11,984
    Likes Received:
    119
    Location:
    North of Durban and South of Mozambique
    If there is one thing I hate, it is direct translation from our Eastern guys. No one can figure out *** they mean on their brochures.
    Sooo, maybe there is some members that has the same system who could help me.
    I need to set the machine up.
    I understand how to set the time, as well as set the amount of ml required, but do not understand the the rest on the page.
    Example.
    1.) setup 1-3. ........... Press enter.... That i did.
    2.) setup pump 01..... Press enter.... Done.
    3.) ml/day. ?. Pump 1: 5ml........ Done.
    4.) cycl/day.... P1 1 dunno *** to do there.
    5.) start: 10:00.... Suppose this is when you want to start the pump...... Done

    Please help with point no: 4 :)
     
  2. AdS Guest




    to hide all adverts.
  3. Toolboysa

    Toolboysa Moderator

    Joined:
    30 Nov 2010
    Posts:
    2,252
    Likes Received:
    134
    Location:
    Wilgeheuwel
    Think that means how many times a day you want it to dose the 5ml
     
  4. seank

    seank Thread Starter

    Joined:
    24 May 2007
    Posts:
    11,984
    Likes Received:
    119
    Location:
    North of Durban and South of Mozambique
    [​IMG]
     
  5. Toolboysa

    Toolboysa Moderator

    Joined:
    30 Nov 2010
    Posts:
    2,252
    Likes Received:
    134
    Location:
    Wilgeheuwel
    @bryan you guys sell these units. Can you help?
     
    Last edited by a moderator: 26 Nov 2015
  6. seank

    seank Thread Starter

    Joined:
    24 May 2007
    Posts:
    11,984
    Likes Received:
    119
    Location:
    North of Durban and South of Mozambique
    [​IMG]
     
  7. seank

    seank Thread Starter

    Joined:
    24 May 2007
    Posts:
    11,984
    Likes Received:
    119
    Location:
    North of Durban and South of Mozambique
    Thanks Toolboy for your help so far. Anyone with the same unit?
     
  8. Toolboysa

    Toolboysa Moderator

    Joined:
    30 Nov 2010
    Posts:
    2,252
    Likes Received:
    134
    Location:
    Wilgeheuwel
    aahh okay now that i read the awesome translation, with your 5ml if you set the cycl/day to 5 then it will dose 1ml 5times a day (so every 4.8 hours) in 24 hours or if you want your 5ml set 3 it will dose 1.6ml every 8 hours in a 24 hour day
     
  9. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,229
    Likes Received:
    127
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    Dude you sure about that? I recall some other doser (cant recall brand) dosing eg. 5ml's, 5 times a day when the cycle is set to 5. So thats basically 25 ml's a day.
    Unless the bubble magus works differently.
    Also ordered one of these units, hoping to get it by next week.
     
  10. Toolboysa

    Toolboysa Moderator

    Joined:
    30 Nov 2010
    Posts:
    2,252
    Likes Received:
    134
    Location:
    Wilgeheuwel
    Look i dont own one, but heres how i got to that

    In the first pic they say : (if set to P1:0888 says that in the next 24 hours pump 1 will add 888ml of the solution to the cylinder.)

    Then on pic 2 they say :the user has set a day to add 888ml,added 8 points.Shall be added once every 3 hours,every time you add 111ml specify the solution

    But ja i dont own one, but thats how i see it. Easy enough to test though just need a coke bottle full of water and a measuring cup and 24 hrs
     
  11. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,229
    Likes Received:
    127
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    Yeah you may be right. Makes sense now.
     
  12. bryan

    bryan Sponsor

    Joined:
    6 May 2007
    Posts:
    1,623
    Likes Received:
    30
    Location:
    BROADACRES SHOPPING CENTRE, Fourways, Sandton, JHB
    I also understood it like this...set ml per day and then cycle breaks it up in 24hrs if you use this option...its confusing as one would think it cycles those MLs each time per cycle but it breaks the total ML per 24hrs up... :p ....not confirmed or played around with the unit in the cycle option personally, let us know how the coke bottle test went? :biggrin: :)
     
  13. seank

    seank Thread Starter

    Joined:
    24 May 2007
    Posts:
    11,984
    Likes Received:
    119
    Location:
    North of Durban and South of Mozambique
    Anyone who knows me will know that I do not believe in the waiting game...lol
    I plugged it in, programmed what I could understand (basically left out point 04 in my post), and hoping for the best.
    Just a pity that a brand like Bubble Magus would circulate their instruction manual in a "worse than 1st grader" english grammer.

    If their product is as bad as their manual, I am gonna be very pissed if this thing brakes.
     
  14. RiaanP

    RiaanP Moderator

    Joined:
    11 Aug 2008
    Posts:
    23,163
    Likes Received:
    1,232
    Location:
    Centurion
    why do you not set up the unit for a few days on RO water. And have the outlets in whiskey glasses. so you can get an idea how much it does per channel over a 24 hour period. A lot better than dumping too much chemicals into your tank.
     
  15. seank

    seank Thread Starter

    Joined:
    24 May 2007
    Posts:
    11,984
    Likes Received:
    119
    Location:
    North of Durban and South of Mozambique
    Thanks Riaan. What I did was to set the time to 07h00 this morning. Went to check and it was pumping liquid out, but a very small amount.... Did set it for 10ml.
     
  16. Redhawk10

    Redhawk10

    Joined:
    29 Jun 2009
    Posts:
    71
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Cape Town
    I have 1 on my system. If you set the ml per day to 10ml and select cycles 2 it will add 5ml twice in a day. The time to start is when you want to start adding what ever you are dosing. Each pump can start at a different, so you dont mix differnce chemicals at the same time .
     
  17. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,229
    Likes Received:
    127
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    Came across this if anyone is still trying to figure out their doser.
    BubbleMagus-T01 doser setup - 3reef Reef Aquarium Forum
     
  18. seank

    seank Thread Starter

    Joined:
    24 May 2007
    Posts:
    11,984
    Likes Received:
    119
    Location:
    North of Durban and South of Mozambique
    Thanks Meks. Just read thru it and it is what I am doing. Thanks for the call today. Enjoy your trip.. See you when you back...
     
  19. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,229
    Likes Received:
    127
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    Thanks Sean. Successfully hooked up my doser today. Was good chatting to you.
     
  20. seank

    seank Thread Starter

    Joined:
    24 May 2007
    Posts:
    11,984
    Likes Received:
    119
    Location:
    North of Durban and South of Mozambique
    Btw, @Mekaeel, which additives are you connecting to the doser? And please pm me with specific names and where to buy... Thanks
     
    Last edited by a moderator: 26 Nov 2015
  21. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,229
    Likes Received:
    127
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    Sean. Just ca, mag, and alk. All diy bru. Will ring you up with a recipe. Will be a more economical way for a tank your size.
     
Recent Posts

Loading...
Similar Threads - Bubble Magus help Forum Date
Bubble magus curve 9 HELP Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration 13 May 2015
[wtd] Bubble magus curve 7 Wanted 18 Nov 2016
Bubble Magus Q3 - pump ► Sponsor Request Forum 15 Nov 2016
[wtd] bubble magus sp4000 pump or skimmer Wanted 15 Nov 2016
[wtd] Bubble Magus Curve 9 Skimmer Wanted 14 Nov 2016
[wtd] Bubble Magus Curve 9 Wanted 29 Oct 2016
Bubble Magus Curve on a 1200 x60 x45 Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration 29 Oct 2016