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Old 01-30-2012, 07:39 PM   #51
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Making SW right now... Have to get this rock cooking in some SW. I plan on picking up a little bit of LR this week some time to help seed the rock.

Here are some pics of the rock. It's a lot more than it looks in these pics. Some of the rocks are easily 10lbs each. nice large pieces.







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Old 01-30-2012, 10:20 PM   #52
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Sounds great. So what kinda controller you thinking about getting?
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I'm bouncing between the Reefkeeper Lite and the Reefkeeper Elite...I really want the RKE V2 but not sure I want to spend the $350 for it. The RKL L3 Plus is $270 so the price difference isn't that much. I just haven't made up my mind yet
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I just got the rkl and I love it. In my opinion you only need the rke to run multiple tanks. Some one posted a link about the reef angel. That thing looks awsome. And it's only 220 and come with 8 outlets, temp probe, ph probe, and dual float switches.
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The lite version can only have 4 modules though. So it's not very upgradeable, I use the RKE ion one tank for now and am glad I got the elite version.It also have alot more alarms and timers to use.
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I guess. But for the things you actually need a controller for the rkl is fine. I mean really y buy a moonlight module or run your light timer off it? I mean maybe a little less clutter but that ain't worth hundreds of dollars to me.
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So what all do u have hooked up to your tank controller cary. I know heater, probably fan, ato, and pumps for wavemaker.
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I have the 4 powerheads, heater, fuge light, my t5's, skimmer, pump, ato. I'm using all 12 sockets of my 3 power strips so I will need to get more. :-( Plus I'd like to have the moonlighting, my fixture doesnt have moonlights at all. lol And I was thinking of getting the salinity module. And if all goes well i will hook up another tank to it all.
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Yea see I just have the heater, fan, ato, and the next thing will probably be ozone. Then I could still get another strip and module but I don't know what the hell I would use it on. The net module maybe, but I thought about that and its just kinda gimmicky for me. I just think there are other better and cheaper ways to automate the rest.
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I've pretty much decided after doing some research that I will spend the $350 and get the RKE. Being able to expand with the RKE will do me well when I buy a house in the next year and go much larger on my system. The RKL does the job but I want to be able to truly expand in the future and I think I will get that with the RKE.
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