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Old 03-03-2011, 11:14 AM   #31
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Also, dont forget to check out the Gulfarium Aqua-Farm. Some of the best deals in town. Another place to look for tanks/equipment is Matts Coral Connection....
The gulfarium was where i was gonna buy the base rock cause they had some huge hunks the last time i went, is Matt's CC a good spot cause this is the first time im hearing about them?
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Old 03-04-2011, 03:25 PM   #32
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Looks like I'll be ordering this tank sometime in July or August when i get back.

Glasscages.com - Online Order Form - 125 Wide Glass Aquarium

Now all i have to do is think about lighting, pro skimmer, return pump and anything else that I'll need lol...
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Old 03-04-2011, 10:59 PM   #33
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excellent footprint. tell them to drill it, but just use a 90 and a strainer for a drain, or a glass holes overflow. glass cages tends to make massive surface skimmer boxes that take up a lot of real estate.
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Old 03-05-2011, 11:44 AM   #34
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excellent footprint. tell them to drill it, but just use a 90 and a strainer for a drain, or a glass holes overflow. glass cages tends to make massive surface skimmer boxes that take up a lot of real estate.
Thanx for the advice X will do!
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ok so ive been looking into lighting for the 72" tank and im comparing these 2 lights.

First are these LED lights think i would buy 2 maybe 3 of these to span across the 72"
120w LED Aquarium Coral Light Blue White Plant Grow - eBay (item 320666215565 end time Mar-06-11 20:50:43 PST)

Then I came across this light fixture and it caught my eye
72' Metal Halide 250 T5 HO Aquarium Light Lunars NEW! - eBay (item 190413132557 end time Mar-29-11 18:12:13 PDT)

Tell me what yall think about these 2 different lights. Pros and cons of each. Thanks for looking.
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Old 03-06-2011, 08:32 PM   #36
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The gulfarium was where i was gonna buy the base rock cause they had some huge hunks the last time i went, is Matt's CC a good spot cause this is the first time im hearing about them?

I've heard only good things about Matts.

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I've heard only good things about Matts.

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I'll look into them! Thanks!
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those LEDs are garbage. only 6500 lumens per fixture.
i'd rather have the halide fixture, but then again, i wouldn't buy either one of those because they aren't name brands and they aren't UL listed.
if you are looking to save a few bucks, look into used equipment.
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Ok everyone I want to upgrade my tank from a 29 gallon tall hex tank to a tank thats at least 6' long. Im thinking of a 125gal but maybe yall have better advice for me. The upgraded tank is gonna be a reef tank with a few fish around. Any advice on what size tank and where to buy from would be greatly appreciated.
I got t5 and pc on my 135 n coral does great the pc come on for the hight light part of my day cycle
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those LEDs are garbage. only 6500 lumens per fixture.
i'd rather have the halide fixture, but then again, i wouldn't buy either one of those because they aren't name brands and they aren't UL listed.
if you are looking to save a few bucks, look into used equipment.
So what light fixture would you recommend for a 6' tank?
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