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Old 05-18-2015, 08:09 PM   #41
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The mp60 arrived DOA!!! So I opened a dispute against the eBay seller and he is refunding my money tonight. It was listed as new unused unopened in sealed box.

It came with an opened seal, broken dryside, and salt residue on the dry side spacer.

SO IM SENDIND IT BACK AND I WILL BE BUYING A NEW QUIET DRIVE INSTEAD!!

My question to you all is: Should I purchase 2 mp40 Quiet drives which would give me a total of 3 Mp40's???
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Should I get 1 Mp60 Quiet Drive and run it with my current MP40?
The pumps will all be on the left side of the tank, which will be the peninsula side that is on the wall.
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Old 05-18-2015, 08:16 PM   #42
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My blue chin trigger decided to abandon ship 4 minutes ago. I fished him back into the tank, ran downstairs to get the glass lids, and set them up on the top of the tank. I raised the percentage of the AI Hydra 52's by 3% per color/bulb.

Should I raise the light percentage more? IS the glass going to block to much of the light spectrum? I understand that I have t clean the glass daily do to salt. But I'm keeping the lids on there until I get new tank running. This is the second time he has gotten spooked and jumped out. It will also raise heat too so ill be looking into egg crate tops again. uggghhh.. Why can't everything run smoothly.
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Old 05-18-2015, 08:17 PM   #43
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I think I'm more worried about the corals getting the correct lighting at this point though. everything is doing well and i don't want this to change.... should i take the glass lids off??
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I'd want 3 MP40's. More options for more flow.
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Old 05-18-2015, 09:02 PM   #45
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Ok then I will get the 2 mp40 quiet drives You have much more experience than me Thank you so much!
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Old 05-18-2015, 09:04 PM   #46
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Ok I'm thinking about the reef octopus Regal 300INT or the Regal 300SSS.. Actually I need to find out if the seamless sump has a 12inch or wider tub........ hm...
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Old 05-18-2015, 09:05 PM   #47
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Trying to purchase before memorial day from Bulk Reef Supply because they have 10% off coupon. Not a bad deal. So I might as well get what I need. I might also get a 50b box of dry rock so I can cure it and play with it until the tank gets ordered and arrives
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So I'm driving to the Charleston Aquarium. I will stay over night and will be going early tomorrow morning. I will also look for a couple fish stores. I will be tackling the Georgia aquarium sometime next month maybe~~~
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So I want a group of Anthias.. These will be going in the new tank. How many Anthers can I do? I would like 10-15 of the Lyretail, Bartlett, or Disbar... Any suggestions on the most hardy and easiest to fee Anthias? Would 10-15 be ok to have?
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I ordered the Reef Octopus 300sss skimmer to save on space in my sump. I'm also thinking about the Apex system. any suggestions? I would be willing to get the $550 version or the Gold version. I guess I don't quite understand what makes the Gold better? Can anyone enlighten me on this?
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