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Old 10-14-2011, 11:56 PM   #11
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Thanks, I can't find out much about them online I guess they are new. They claim that by content rotation of tje heads they get better water movement than just spraying in the same direction. I guess I will try and maybe be the person that will be able to educate someone else down the road. Or they can learn from my mistake.
Haha...I'm sure they will be fine. Any water movement is better than none at all. And yes, the rotation is better than just a jet stream of flow. Usually pointing two powerheads at each other creates a different type of current that works ok. I'm definitely curious to see how yours work out.
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Old 10-14-2011, 11:58 PM   #12
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Well keep an eye on my thread and at some point we will know.
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Old 10-15-2011, 12:04 AM   #13
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What kind of salt are you using? Also what kind of heater?
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Old 10-15-2011, 12:08 AM   #14
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Aqueon 300W heater and I have petco premium marine salt mix.
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Old 10-15-2011, 12:16 AM   #15
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Nice let me know how it goes! I may have to turn my 55 into a reef..maybe..
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Old 10-15-2011, 02:49 AM   #16
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i just started a 46 gallon get a skimmer if your dont already have one. and i just purchased the same model zoo med you have only had it in for about 30hrs so far so good i read a couple of reviews saying there only good for a week but who knows? maybe theres some diamonds in the rough. GLWT
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Old 10-15-2011, 02:54 AM   #17
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just looked back at the beginning and you have the exact skimmer i have as well. in currently cycling my tank with about 45-48 lbs of live rock and 2 clowns. be patient with the skimmer keep it low the first few days already had 1 over flow incident. it has a weird break in period any review will tell you and the bubbles WILL GO AWAY! if you do exactly what the instructions tell u the exit pipe is important with the hob and sump setup.
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Old 10-15-2011, 03:19 AM   #18
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That is the same powerhead I had when I started my corner tank. It worked ok but I ended up giving it away and getting a koralia.

I get most of my things used and get better deals along with good advice for what I want my tank to look like. One thing about keeping a fish tank if it looks good your wife will know where you are and what you have been doing.
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Now just need rock

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Looks good - Please DO NOT cycle the tank with LIVE FISH - the fish will be constantly subjected to ammonia poisoning, and most likely die, or minimally will have a very reduced lifespan. Even the hardiest of fish should not be in with a cycle.

I've also had really good experience with my koralia's.
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