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Old 08-12-2012, 11:12 PM   #51
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Also skimmer making good foam after just 24 hrs so I think this skimmer will work good
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Old 08-13-2012, 03:36 AM   #52
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The skimmer works you just have to empty the cup alot. I had to empty mine twice a day when it wasnt dialed in just right.
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how long did it take to get it all dialed in????
is it smart to run my chemi pure elite while my tank is still cycling????
Also i have noticed my tank is at around 83 deg. and I am not running lights right now what is a good way to keep the temp down
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Old 08-13-2012, 04:51 AM   #54
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Your tank should not be running that hot. You need to bump the AC in your home or cut out a powerhead. Other members are going to tell you to run a fan over the top of your tank water, but that 'in this case' is not the issue. Expect a temp rise with the lights on...
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Only pump running is the return pump.... The tank is running in my dinning room and that room stays hotter then all the other rooms so I think I will have to move it to the living room but my A/C stays at 75 in my house so idk I need to do something
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Old 08-13-2012, 06:00 AM   #56
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looking at LED upgrade kit for my cube and i found this
Solderless Biocube 29 Dimmable Retrofit Kit - Rapid LED
has anyone used this kit....
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I have not seen that kit but I have seen other rapid led kits in action and they seem pretty nice, I thought about getting one of their pre-drilled heatsinks for my own DIY led, but cheaped out and didn't. I mean for that situation where full DIY would be really difficult to match nicely with the existing setup I'd say rapid led is the way to go. I always reccomend DIY led, but the way bio cubes are, I'd probably want a kit opposed to a custom job that detracts from the tanks built in features.
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looking at LED upgrade kit for my cube and i found this
Solderless Biocube 29 Dimmable Retrofit Kit - Rapid LED
has anyone used this kit....
I have used a rapid kit, the best thing I have ever done was purchase the conversion items to make the kit dimmable. considering I pretty much melted a mushroom with it on full blast. This was my old LED hood updated with a rapid cree kit.
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The kit said it was dimmable.... So should I still look in to that stuff
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I highly suggest it, consider a dimmable 3w per led system. however, the kit you posted says in the disruption that you need to purchase other items and may require some soldering to make it dimmable.
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