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Old 08-28-2013, 06:42 PM   #1
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ATO recommendations

I have a 56 gallon reef and I store my fresh water in 5 gallon buckets. I would like to keep that all the same (I have no room for anything else). I've looked around but I'm not really sure what would be best (there is a huge price difference in some of these). Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
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So what do you want to know??
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I like the JBJ ato.
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Old 08-28-2013, 07:43 PM   #4
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So what do you want to know??
What you use, pros and cons.. that kind of stuff. The problem I have is I see some for $50 and some for $200 plus... I'm going to buy one but can't decide.
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I like the JBJ ato.
I've looked at that one. How do you like it? Are there any benefits that you see (3155 I think)?
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I've looked at that one. How do you like it? Are there any benefits that you see (3155 I think)?
Sorry, I was thinking about the tunze osmolator...
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Old 08-28-2013, 10:13 PM   #7
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I can only speak on the Tunze Osmolator which is at the top of the price range when it comes to ATOs. Operation has been flawless thus far. Only had one instance where the pump got airlocked (at least thats what I think). Otherwise its been the best investment in my setup thus far.
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I have Tunze and love it. It looks alright for tanks without sump.
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:55 PM   #9
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I have a sump, albeit a small one. My tanks a column so there is less room underneath. Everything fits except the 5 gallon home depot bucket (which drives my wife nuts also) of fresh water. I'm getting off track. I've read the reviews on those and they seem to be mostly goof but my question is this... What sets those apart from the rest, other than being double the price?
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