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Old 10/09/2018, 06:18 PM   #126
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Looking at the owners manual for that tank suggests that THIS pump will fit in the middle chamber, however you will have 0.2" of space width wide remaining. (your sicce 1.5 has 0.4" of space remaining width wise) Might be something to consider if you are looking for more flow from your return
Thats great! Thanks for the link, might make a good Christmas present to myself haha... Do you have any experience with that pump?


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Old 10/09/2018, 06:26 PM   #127
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Thats great! Thanks for the link, might make a good Christmas present to myself haha... Do you have any experience with that pump?
I don't yet, however I have an IM Nuvo 20 and a sicce 1.0 on its way here this week and I have been contemplating switching to that pump myself lol


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Old 10/09/2018, 06:29 PM   #128
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I don't yet, however I have an IM Nuvo 20 and a sicce 1.0 on its way here this week and I have been contemplating switching to that pump myself lol
I'm going to do some digging and see if I can find anyone else running that pump, I'd love to get another 100gph or so through my floss


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Old 10/09/2018, 06:36 PM   #129
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I'm going to do some digging and see if I can find anyone else running that pump, I'd love to get another 100gph or so through my floss
For sure bud. I've been cruising some reviews at different retailers and almost all have been positive. There was a reviewer on amazon who put one in their lagoon 25 and they were happy with the results


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Old 10/10/2018, 10:14 AM   #130
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Good stuff. I'm setting up this tank shortly and was wondering about your mesh cover. How is that sitting on top? It does not appear to be on the edge of the tank, almost like it is inset. Hopefully this isn't a repeat question!


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Old 10/11/2018, 09:42 AM   #131
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Good stuff. I'm setting up this tank shortly and was wondering about your mesh cover. How is that sitting on top? It does not appear to be on the edge of the tank, almost like it is inset. Hopefully this isn't a repeat question!
Stole this photo from online, but I have something similar. They are just clear plastic clips that make a small lip along the inside of the tank so the mesh top can lay flush inside the tank. Can't remember where I got them from, but I think BRS sells them. Just make sure you get ones that are wide enough for our tanks glass, think it's 8mm


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Old 10/12/2018, 10:35 PM   #132
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This morning when I was changing out my filter floss, I must have knocked off my ATO sensor. After work I came home to a tank filled with Kalk slurry. After several water changes it looks like the clown is OK, but everything coral/invert wise seems toast, and the goby is missing. Very frustrating to be put back to step one again. Will see how things are in the morning, very tempting to break the whole system down.


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Old 10/13/2018, 05:03 PM   #133
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Sorry to hear that! I'm glad you could do waterchanges quickly and at least one fish is fine. Would there have been good ways to avoid this (still new myself).


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Old 10/19/2018, 05:53 AM   #134
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Sorry to hear that! I'm glad you could do waterchanges quickly and at least one fish is fine. Would there have been good ways to avoid this (still new myself).
This was caused by me knocking my auto top off sensor bracket off my tank during maintenance. I have since used a little hot glue to help hold it in place to prevent it.

Both my primary sensor and emergency backup sensor are attached to the same bracket so it's a single point of failure. Probably would be good to have an auto top off with the sensor separated.

Will also probably reduce to amount of kalk in the top off water, so if this does happen again, it wont be a huge shock to the system.


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Old 10/19/2018, 06:51 PM   #135
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Oh man how’s your coral after that? Those side clips I found on amazon/eBay just need to know how thick the glass is.


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Old 10/28/2018, 07:16 PM   #136
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How's the tank doing? I'm interested in your opinion on the IM Aquarium quality. I'm considering getting back into the game.

I'm looking at 50EXT.

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Old 11/01/2018, 06:46 AM   #137
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How's the tank doing? I'm interested in your opinion on the IM Aquarium quality. I'm considering getting back into the game.

I'm looking at 50EXT.

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Build quality is excellent, these tanks are definitely not cheap, but well worth the cost. Definitely looks and feels like a premium product, and is very functional. Don't think I can ever go back to a aqueon or the like


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Old 11/09/2018, 04:59 PM   #138
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This happened to me once a long time ago late night and no water available for water changes. I used vinager to lower my ph and everything ended up fine with no losses.


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Old 11/12/2018, 09:36 AM   #139
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WOW, sorry for your loss.


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Old 12/03/2018, 04:14 PM   #140
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Build quality is excellent, these tanks are definitely not cheap, but well worth the cost. Definitely looks and feels like a premium product, and is very functional. Don't think I can ever go back to a aqueon or the like
Love the tank, it's very attractiveand well construced. Didn't even mind throwing away the stock $2 return pump and replacing it with a tunze silence. I use the wavelink system for 100x circulation and it's great so far at 1/4 the proice of an mp-10. I plan to replace the skimmer pump with a similarly rated sicce as it seems to fade out or stop from time to time.


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