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Old 05/27/2017, 02:25 PM   #26
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Old 05/27/2017, 02:32 PM   #27
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Thank you, everything has been acclimated and made it in the tank, might have gotten lucky 👍


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Old 05/27/2017, 02:32 PM   #28
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Cheap heater? I'm scared now with my heater


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Old 05/27/2017, 02:36 PM   #29
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Not really, it was an eheim jager, not that old either. I know it wasn't super expensive, but I did some research and thought they were reliable.
Worried about my other tank too, especially with it being smaller :/


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Old 05/27/2017, 06:35 PM   #30
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Just setup a IM Lagoon 25 in my son's room. Pretty cool little tank. Going the simple route, with heater, ATO and a Kessil 160 light. Would love to add it to my apex, but no easy way to get a USB cord into his room. I did replace the pump with a Sicce 1.5 that I had laying around. Not sure yetbif a powerhead will be necessary.


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Old 05/27/2017, 08:39 PM   #31
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Just setup a IM Lagoon 25 in my son's room. Pretty cool little tank. Going the simple route, with heater, ATO and a Kessil 160 light. Would love to add it to my apex, but no easy way to get a USB cord into his room. I did replace the pump with a Sicce 1.5 that I had laying around. Not sure yetbif a powerhead will be necessary.
How do you like the 1.5? I still have the stock pump and I'm not impressed, don't know if I want to go sicce 1.5 or 2.0. Do you think the 1.5 is sufficient?


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Old 05/27/2017, 09:58 PM   #32
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Yeah the stock pump is crap - not enough flow delivered with too much noise. I'm a big sicce fan and the only submersible pump I use. I think the 1.5 is enough through the stock hoses. I'm toying with strapping a MP10 to the side though.


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Old 05/27/2017, 10:06 PM   #33
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Upgraded my too. Also run a pair of MP10wQD's. Love the flow!


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Old 05/28/2017, 09:20 AM   #34
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Do either of you run the spin streams? I'm guessing not if you have a mp10... Thinking about getting them, but they seem kinda gimmicky


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Old 05/28/2017, 09:38 AM   #35
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Do either of you run the spin streams? I'm guessing not if you have a mp10... Thinking about getting them, but they seem kinda gimmicky
I run them too. They are meh. Not worth the $ in my opinion.


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Old 05/28/2017, 09:58 AM   #36
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I used them at one point. Always seemed to get gummed up quickly.


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Old 05/28/2017, 10:30 AM   #37
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Thanks, guess I'll put that money towards a reactor 👍


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Old 05/30/2017, 06:11 PM   #38
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Just an update, my two fish and pistol shrimp seemed to have survived the heater ordeal this weekend and are in the lagoon 25. The aquascape is not finished, most of the surviving frags are just put in the tank for the time being.
I also picked up an AI Prime to light the tank, and love it so far, I feel like I will never stop tweaking it, so many options.

If you have a prime, what settings are you running?


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Old 05/30/2017, 09:39 PM   #39
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Looks good bud!

I love the AI Prime HD also so fun to mess with!

Here is a pic of my graph, hard to explain what I made but corals love it lol my max white gets to 115% and I only run the Red/ Green up to about 25% max.




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Old 05/30/2017, 10:13 PM   #40
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Pic from right now. As you can see the blue acro pops and loves this light so far.




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Old 05/31/2017, 10:19 AM   #41
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Looks good bud!

I love the AI Prime HD also so fun to mess with!

Here is a pic of my graph, hard to explain what I made but corals love it lol my max white gets to 115% and I only run the Red/ Green up to about 25% max.

The resolution of your curve is impressive, is there a better way to program it than clicking and dragging the little sliders? I wish there was a way to interface with Excel or something.
Is that much white too much light for anything that you've tried to keep?


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Old 05/31/2017, 01:42 PM   #42
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The resolution of your curve is impressive, is there a better way to program it than clicking and dragging the little sliders? I wish there was a way to interface with Excel or something.
Is that much white too much light for anything that you've tried to keep?
I have not found a better way lol I just tweak with the sliders here and there and adjust it to what I find visually pleasing and what I think the corals need.

So far none of my corals have gotten too much "white" light. Mind you these units only come with a few of each color LED and only 1 Red and 1 Green so over powering the whites has not been too harsh on anything so far.

I have all types of corals and all seem to enjoy the lighting


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Old 06/03/2017, 04:29 PM   #43
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Looks great following along maybe getting a 25g as well. Might be interested in a floss holder.


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Old 06/03/2017, 06:47 PM   #44
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Looks great following along maybe getting a 25g as well. Might be interested in a floss holder.
Thanks, let me know if you do pull the trigger on a 25, I'd be more than happy to hook you up with a floss holder. The prime looks great over the tank 👍


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Old 06/03/2017, 10:06 PM   #45
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Thanks, let me know if you do pull the trigger on a 25, I'd be more than happy to hook you up with a floss holder. The prime looks great over the tank 👍
Indeed it does. If you ever need anything or looking for some kind of live stock let me know. Will do on the holder.


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Old 06/08/2017, 09:30 AM   #46
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I need to set up a reactor on my tank for carbon and gfo because I don't have a media rack. Currently I just have carbon in a filterbag laying in the back.
Debating 3 options:
1: mounting my brs reactor under the stand and running a mj1200 through it
2: getting a new reactor to put in the back, I like the IM mini design, but 100$ seems a little steep.
3: making a DIY reactor similar to the IM, I already have a couple little pumps I could use from my old Pico.

Suggestions? What's everyone else running?


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Old 06/08/2017, 11:29 PM   #47
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Old 06/09/2017, 08:36 AM   #49
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You can find the IM reactors for $70. Just have to look around on the selling forum.
I went ahead and bought that 25g lagoon with a kessil a360we for a good price. Not sure I'll run that led or find an ati fixture


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You can find the IM reactors for $70. Just have to look around on the selling forum.
I went ahead and bought that 25g lagoon with a kessil a360we for a good price. Not sure I'll run that led or find an ati fixture
Cool, I will have to check it out, do you think the IM reactor would be better than running the brs one I have? It would be nice not having to run lines out the back of the tank...

Congrats on the new tank, you planning on keeping the cube you have or replacing it with the lagoon?


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