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Old 09-30-2008, 04:03 PM   #1
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Woot!

I just bought a nova extreme pro for $350 shipped:
nova extreme pro, Home Garden items on eBay.com

I'll let you folks know how it goes with this seller.
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Interesting... that seller is using the picture straight off the MarineDepot website. (The Fins, Furs, & Feathers, Inc. watermark)
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Congratulations, I also am curious what your plans are for it.
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Finally going reef?
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Old 10-01-2008, 01:02 AM   #7
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LOL, no, this is to replace my old nova extreme. I changed out the bulbs a while ago (right after lights out) and the endcaps were still hot, so they cracked (totally my fault). I am now down to 1 flickering daylight and the blues work most of the time. I noticed last night the LEDs no longer work (not sure how this happened). I checked out the pro and it lacks the LEDs, but it looks like it has better construction (the nova has 4 flimsy legs), the pro has a better mounting unit and the "contured" reflectors (not the parabolic like the tek-systems). I was looking at the tek systems, but you have to buy the mounts, fans, bulbs and even the splash guard....I really wanted to get the LED lighting system (pfolighting), but I think I will wait a year or two for the prices to drop.

LOL! I have my 125 just sitting with some rock and sand, I cycled it a little over a year ago and now it is just sitting there. I guess I have "writer's block" on how I want to set up the aquascape amd the sump.
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...I was looking at the tek systems, but you have to buy the mounts, fans, bulbs and even the splash guard....I really wanted to get the LED lighting system (pfolighting), but I think I will wait a year or two for the prices to drop....
Hmmm... good to know about the fans being priced separate. I knew the mounts and splash guards were "add-ons", but the fans too? Sheesh.

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LOL! I have my 125 just sitting with some rock and sand, I cycled it a little over a year ago and now it is just sitting there. I guess I have "writer's block" on how I want to set up the aquascape amd the sump.
I hear this low roaring chant of "reef, reef, reef, reef, reef, reef..." echoing across America as people read this. Really, I do.
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Yeah, that is my intention, reef for the 125. I have the
Metal Halide Aquarium Lighting: Aqualight Pro HQI/Compact Fluorescent/Lunar Light Fixture
834W system over the 125, I am just stuck on how I want to aquascape it. I still (after 1 year) still have 150Lbs of marcorock base sitting in my garage....Patience IS my virtue...lol. It took me well over 2 months to figure out what to put in my 55.
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Just an FYI, from what I hear the Nova Extremes are now shipping with individual reflectors
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