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Old 08-14-2005, 02:51 PM   #1
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JBJ NanoCube Ballst UP IN SMOKE!!!

Well ... my 1st official problem with my JBJ!!!

I was sitting around last night watching some pre-season football and I heard this "POP-Fizz" and then I saw the ballast for my 12gal. deluxe go up in smoke! Luckily I was home and could pull the cord before any major damage occurred!!!!!

Can you imagine if I had not been home what kind of damage could have happened ... can we say LAW-SUIT!!!!

Anyway, I have a replacement ordered for overnight shipping and JBJ says they will replace my burned out one, so I will have 2 at that point ... I just don't know if I trust them while I'm not home!

BAD thing is .. that my corals are now without lights until tuesday. I have some zoo's, a ricordea shroom and some GSP ... do you think they will be ok without light for approx. 72 hours or no???? What do I do?


God grant me the serenity to accept the thing's I can not change, the courage to change the thing's I can and the wisdom to know the difference!

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Old 08-14-2005, 04:44 PM   #2
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they should be ok, I would imagine
75g w/ 30g sump, 160# LR, 60# sand: Inverts =18 turbos, 30 nassirus's, 40 blue leg's, 5 emeralds, 1 CBS, 1 skunk cleaner, 1 brown gulf shrimp? and various other LR hitch hikers yet un discovered or un-ID'ed
Fish=1 yellow tang, 1 yellow headed jawfish, 1 pink/blue shrimpgoby, 2 perc clowns.
Future fish = 1 sixline, 1 lawnmower blenny
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cube, jbj, jbj nano, nano, nanocube

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