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Old 06-24-2012, 02:01 PM   #41
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Yeah, that would work. Softies might be OK with the light without raising it, but it's a lot of light for softies.
Why get such a powerful light ( for this application), only to raise it up, and cut back its power? Do you plan on LPS and SPS in the future? If so, then it's a good idea, but Soft corals would probably do OK under a 2-bulb fixture at that depth.
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Old 06-24-2012, 02:11 PM   #42
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Yeah, that would work. Softies might be OK with the light without raising it, but it's a lot of light for softies.
Why get such a powerful light ( for this application), only to raise it up, and cut back its power? Do you plan on LPS and SPS in the future? If so, then it's a good idea, but Soft corals would probably do OK under a 2-bulb fixture at that depth.
Yes I will be getting some lps and more than likely a few sps.....perhaps a clam as well
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Old 06-24-2012, 02:42 PM   #43
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You should be good to go then!
Best of luck with your tank!
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Old 06-24-2012, 02:44 PM   #44
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You should be good to go then!
Best of luck with your tank!
Thanks!
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Old 06-24-2012, 06:07 PM   #45
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We have had our Jäger heater running for 3+ years with no issues. I like that it shows actual temp number v the plus and minus on some of the others. We are going to change out the heater in the 180g for a Jäger on our next dry goods buy. Good luck
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Old 06-24-2012, 06:48 PM   #46
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We have had our Jäger heater running for 3+ years with no issues. I like that it shows actual temp number v the plus and minus on some of the others. We are going to change out the heater in the 180g for a Jäger on our next dry goods buy. Good luck
Glad to hear it. No one has anything bad to say about them. BIG order being placed tonight!
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Old 06-24-2012, 09:49 PM   #47
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Well my order has been delayed. I have many items I need Marine Depot to price match so I have to wait until tomorrow. Will update soon.
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:36 PM   #48
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Small update: Just placed an order for almost everything with Marine Depot. The guy on the phone was really helpful. We setup a lot of price matches which saved me around $50! Here is a list of what I just ordered:

1- Eheim Jager 75 watt
2- Hydor Koralia Nano 425's
1- API Saltwater Master Test Kit
1- API Reef Master Test Kit
1- 50lb bag of Instant Ocean Reef Crystals
1- 100ml Seachem Purigen
1- 5oz Chemi Pure Elite
1- Coralife Digital Thermometer
1- Magfloat (small)
1- Aqueon Gravel Vaccum
1- Tom Aquatics Dip and Pour (to be used for acclimation)

All this was ordered for a little under $160 (Felt like I did good. Was going to run me $200 before the price matching)

Still need:
15 lbs base rock (ordering this weekend)
5 lbs of live rock (pickup from LFS when its tank time)
Sand (going to price check at LFS today)
Light (ordering Friday)
Refractometer (Anyone recommend a good place to get one? Marine depot is out of stock on the cheap one)
Stand (building this weekend)
Tank (waiting on $1 a gallon sale...heard rumors this will happen on July 4, happy anniversary to me)
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Old 06-25-2012, 12:43 PM   #49
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Glad it's coming along. You can get the refractometer from BRS. Comes with free calibrating fluid. I think it's under $40.
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Glad it's coming along. You can get the refractometer from BRS. Comes with free calibrating fluid. I think it's under $40.
Thanks for the information.
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