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Old 04-15-2014, 01:41 PM   #121
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No i didnt get anything yet lol just trying to make a supply list. For te skimmer i was thinking about the HOB reef
Octopus BH-100. I haven't researched about te bak-pak. Is it cheaper? I should look into it. For now im staying with the LEDs that came with the tank. These are not sufficient for corals and that's fine cause im doing a fowlr tank.
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I'm doing like 20-25 lbs of dry rock and 5 lbs of live rock. This is much cheaper IMO and you still get to have the corraline algae grow in the tank.
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Old 04-15-2014, 01:50 PM   #122
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I've been torn the lady at ltd recommend octopus by, doing research I haven't seen to much between that and bak-oak 2 besides octo is $60 more

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Old 04-15-2014, 01:50 PM   #123
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Old 04-15-2014, 01:57 PM   #124
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Idk going through
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Old 04-15-2014, 02:11 PM   #125
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Idk many people find reef octopus more reliable
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Old 04-15-2014, 02:13 PM   #126
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Mostly they are similar I still putting $ away so I have time till I get mine but just throwing an option out to look at

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Old 04-15-2014, 03:32 PM   #127
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Idk ill research it but thanks for sparking my interest
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Old 04-15-2014, 03:44 PM   #128
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No pro, like I said I'm still undecided I'm gonna talk to the ppl at lfs this week they are really honest I know the woman is gonna say octo but the guy is more open to different ideas they have been helpful in the last year awnsering my questions he even offered to come to the house when I get things goin to help me tune it all in

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Old 04-15-2014, 05:22 PM   #129
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Get an aqua remora if you want to spend the extra money. If not a bakpak is fine, just don't put the strings in it.
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Old 04-15-2014, 05:27 PM   #130
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How about the eshopps psk75h? I have one an it works well
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Stringy things looked odd, but I have an aquatop with the if filter already so I wasn't planing on the blue stingy things was thinking putting my heater in return chamber so it's going back into tank at temp

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Old 04-15-2014, 07:10 PM   #133
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Idk, I was looking but still want to go with reef octopus. They seem very reliable (not to say that the other brands are not), i just trust it.I see that they make a BH-90 which is cheaper down to 179.99. This would be be better but on brs its out of stock. Does anyone know a reliable website that I could go to that sells it and I would have it in a good condition?
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Nice I'm finding it better to pace it out, I could of just went and bought everything in a couple weeks but forcing myself to wait I've learned a lot more so here's to patience lol

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Old 04-15-2014, 07:41 PM   #136
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yea i checked those. neither of them had the bh-90. i did find these 2 websites Reef Octopus BH-90 Hang-on-Back Protein Skimmer - AquaCave.com and Reef Octopus BH-90 Hang On Skimmer | Octopus BH90 HOB Skimmer
does ayone know if these websites are reliable?
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Thinking about starting a saltwater 30g?

The aquaC remora is just as expensive and pulls more air. It's a better skimmer.
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Yea but the pump is on the inside of the tank.
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Not sure about the sites I have gotten my stuff at lfs if they don't have it they order it for me

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I've purchased quote a bit from aquacave, very reliable site.

The owner actually gave me a 10% off code when i first started my 125g up as i was spending over a thousand bucks. Like I said, good place to shop/
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