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Old 04-21-2011, 08:37 PM   #131
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It was originally 2 250w but they were a little to much for a 55 gallon so I switched it with a less powerful 150 bulb 5 months ago. No it barely heats up.
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Old 04-21-2011, 08:38 PM   #132
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His tank also looks overstocked IMO, 6 tangs in a 220G with multiple other large fish and small schools of fish?

The fixture also seems to look like it has no fans, which IMO is not good. For a pendant it's fine but for a fixture with T5s as well? Definitely needs some fan.

I'm not gonna try to argue with you on this. I'm just giving my honest opinion and reasons why I think that way. You can do however you please. This thread has gotten way off topic anyway, and I apologize to JABS for that

I'm unsubbing this thread now which saddens me because JABS' tank is amazing and I want to see it progress
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Old 04-21-2011, 08:40 PM   #133
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I am probably the only person on this forum who actually recommends odyssea, but only their T5 units. i have two and love them but even i wouldn't get the MH unless theres some major changes made to them. They are cheaply made which is fine for a 4 bulb system but when you gt to the heat of a MH? Nope, not a chance.

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Old 04-21-2011, 08:42 PM   #134
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Mines came with 2 fans and the 72" has four.
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Old 04-21-2011, 08:43 PM   #135
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Do you run an osmosis unit?
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Old 04-21-2011, 08:50 PM   #136
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Yea I do. I'm not home now but I can get a pic in a few minutes.
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Old 04-21-2011, 08:52 PM   #137
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An ro/di unit is vital for sw. I just picked one up on ebay for $59 and its a 100gpd unit. Theres a thread under equipment you can look at, has all the details.
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Old 04-22-2011, 09:30 AM   #138
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Good price for an R/O unit.
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Old 04-22-2011, 04:27 PM   #139
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Wow that is a really good price. The ones i looked at were 100-200$
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Old 04-22-2011, 04:32 PM   #140
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Need to hit ebay

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Cheapest one they have and it works grear. I just used it again yesterday to make 20 gallons in like 4 hours
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