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Old 03-26-2014, 07:21 PM   #31
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Alright, the tank is all ready. Kind of foggy, but nothing that would affect the fish. New carbon, live rock in, and temp back to normal.

Since it's the same tank, and the rock was never out of water, no cycle, right?i really need to know, and I sound like a complete noob right now, because the fish will freeze in QT over night.
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Old 03-26-2014, 11:19 PM   #32
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Just put the heater in the qt with them and dose the tank to check the bb
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Old 03-26-2014, 11:37 PM   #33
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Keep at it. I know you have had a lot of frustrations so far but when it's all said and done you will enjoy the tank. If you stop now all that was for nothing :/
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:24 AM   #34
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Just put the heater in the qt with them and dose the tank to check the bb

Last night I dosed it up to 4ppm. It's all into nitrate already... Which is good I guess. Did a 50% water change knocked the trates down from 45ppm to 10ppm. Did another 50% and now they are at 2ppm.

Lights are scheduled to arrive today! Pretty excited to get those. Have has quite a week with this tank. Now it's all back on track. Still a little bit cloudy from the sand left over on the rocks. Oh. Well. It should go away eventually.
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Old 03-27-2014, 04:57 PM   #35
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The lights came in today! I have to figure out how to Hang them though. Also, can seems to figure out how to dim them. It says "double dimmer switch, Can adjust blue and huge light, one light dual effect." There is no dimmer switch though. Really mad.
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Old 03-27-2014, 07:30 PM   #36
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Well, the lights aren't Dimmable. Even after it was all over the listing. Extremely mad, it's hard for me to get money as a teen. Now in flat out broke. I'm going to get covered buy the eBay buyers protection. So atleast I could get refunded and still keep the unit. Click image for larger version

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I got the full spectrum led 165w fixture and they are dimmable. I noticed you paid $100 for those light and I think I paid $130 for mine so I know there is a price difference but it isn't huge and I have heard nothing but good things about the fixture on here.
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Old 03-27-2014, 08:11 PM   #38
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Oh I just don't like the full spectrum color. These were the only Dimmable blue/whites. Normally they Dimmable blue/whites are $98.
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I turn the blues on to make it look more pleasing.
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Old 03-27-2014, 11:00 PM   #40
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Well, the seller has offered to take the item for a full refund, and pay return shipping. So, it will be sent out tomorrow. I have enough with this tank this week. I'll just leave it be for a couple day.
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