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Old 02-02-2013, 09:16 PM   #11
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Easy to hang. One single anchor hook in the ceiling.
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55 Gallon, DIY Live Rock, 2 Taotronics 130w LEDs, CPR HOB skimmer and refugium, 525 GPH SunSun 5-stage Canister with UV Sterilizer using Chemi-pure Elite, and Two Fishes GFO reactor and 3 800 GPH powerheads. <><
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Ok so today i am ordering a reef Octopus BH-100 hob skimmer and the Taotronics dimmable led panel and possibly my lr and sand.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:39 AM   #13
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Hb 100

I just saw you were looking to get the hb100, I have a 30 gallon hex tank cycling now with a HB 1000 and I prefer it over the 100. The 100's pump fits inside the aquarium while the 1000's sits under the skimmer itself making for a cleaner looking inside to the aquarium and less heat transfer. It is again up to you and how you want it to look and if you have the width to hang it in there. I just liked the cleaner look of the 1000 and anything that skims the max amount my tank can produce is awesome
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Bh1000 would be great but no way I am going to get my wife to approve spending more money as I have already switched from a 30 dollar power filter to 140 dollar skimmer and also spending an extra 40 bucks on lights all of which are well worth it btw. Kids and wife are taking a nap so when she gets up we will be ordering our rock and sand
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:25 PM   #16
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Ordered 50 lbs of base rock and 40 pounds of sand from reef rocks.net
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Old 02-06-2013, 01:05 AM   #17
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Will want to see photos of your aquascape when you get them set up.
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An update.... heater,cir pump and protein skimmer will be arriving today. Lights were ordered on the same day as the rest of this stuff and still hasnt shipped have sent an email to seller but less than thrilled with their slow shipping. Rock and sand order has been confrimed but has not yet shipped yet either.
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I havent updated in a few days becuase nothing new has really happened other than my refractometer, light and master reef test kit coming in. will take a pic of the light and post in a little bit. Also since i am still waiting on my rock and sand from reefrocks.net i decided to send my reef octopus bh100 back and get the bh1000.
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:49 PM   #20
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Just hung the light over the tank temporarily just to see what it would look like, tank and light will be located in a different location this is with both white and blue at 30%
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