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Old 02-26-2015, 07:24 PM   #1
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I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the Jeabo WaveMaker.

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I have not personally used them, but there are other members that have use them and really enjoy them. I want to say there was one or two negative thoughts on them as they burned out a month or two into their use.
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Old 02-26-2015, 09:11 PM   #3
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I just bought the wp40 for my 120 gallon. It is really powerful.
The only thing that I don't like is that the night sensor has to have a little light in the room to work. Also on its lowest setting it still blows sand at the other end of th tank. I've had it for 2 weeks now we'll see how long it lasts.

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Old 02-26-2015, 09:48 PM   #4
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I just bought the wp40 for my 120 gallon. It is really powerful.
The only thing that I don't like is that the night sensor has to have a little light in the room to work. Also on its lowest setting it still blows sand at the other end of th tank. I've had it for 2 weeks now we'll see how long it lasts.

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Really a single wp40 is causing sandstorms in a 120? I've got a wp10 running on w2 at 75% in my 10 with no issues


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Old 02-27-2015, 12:06 AM   #5
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Yea, it moved all the sand on the other side of the aquarium. I'll take a picture when I get home. We had it on W2. With the dial turned about 25%. Last night we set it on else and that seems to help a little bit.

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Old 02-27-2015, 09:52 AM   #6
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I am running a WP25 in a 90g. It doesn't cause a sandstorm but it does move the substrate quite well to match the waves in the water.

I am very happy with it at the moment and have been running it for approximately 6 months or so.
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I just bought the wp40 for my 120 gallon. It is really powerful.
The only thing that I don't like is that the night sensor has to have a little light in the room to work. Also on its lowest setting it still blows sand at the other end of th tank. I've had it for 2 weeks now we'll see how long it lasts.

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If the lowest setting is too strong for you, you might buy one of these-
PWM Dimmer Switch in Line Manual Knob Style 12V 24V for 1 Single LED Strip Light | eBay
It will allow you to turn it down further.
I am one of the ones who had a Jebao wp40 crap out on me after a couple months and no one would honor the warranty. Even a wholesale supplier i deal with has in giant red letters-
******** WILL NOT WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE JEBAO PUMPS**
** Let your customer know, buy at their own risk **



That said, I got another from a friend and have been using it for a few months also, and it's still running (I use that dimmer switch on my current tank that has the same footprint as your 120).
I also recently bought a RW15 that I like a bit better. Not bad for the price....IF it doesn't quit on me.
Another hundred and I could get a vortech
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See how it is still blowing the sand to the center of the tank.

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I bought my jeabo on amazon, so if it stops working hopefully amazon will return it. Thanks for the info on the dimmer I'll look into it.

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