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Old 12-18-2019, 08:30 PM   #2581
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I just added a Bubble Magnus roller prefilter system since Iíve never faired well with socks in this old aquarium. It works deluxe. Iím wondering if anyone has tried rewashing the fleece and then rewinding it back onto a roll for reuse? OK! Iím cheap.
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Old 12-19-2019, 01:20 AM   #2582
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I wish Greg. I have two filter socks for my tank...that's it. They get a lot of rinsing out. Those rollers thankfully won't fit in the red sea sump...because those rollers are pricey. But I'm not sure why you wouldn't be able to hit them with a hose or run it through a washing machine somehow. Depends how the fleece is attached.
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I can't really answer your question directly but I will say that reusability is one of the keys to sustaining people in the hobby (IMO). With the costs of equipment being an issue to many, not having to re-buy products continuously but better occasionally, will help keep manufacturers in a hobbyist's favor and loyalty. It has with me at least. So I don' t think you are cheap but more, practical.
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Old 12-29-2019, 04:43 PM   #2584
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I have come to love the Bubble Magus ARF-1. For $200 one of the best values I have found. You can really customize this thing. It works brilliantly. No more socks, ever! Amazing amount of filth lifted right out of the water.

The KH Guardian pro however was a miserable purchase. Stay away. Almost as bad as the defunct Mindstream monitor. Thank heavens I didnít get burned on that one as I was a early Kickstart funder.
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Old 02-09-2020, 07:30 PM   #2585
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Yes, that is a custom OceanSwipe 360 robot cleaning the tank. More later.

In the last six months;

AI lighting
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Iíve been busy. And am broke. Tank responding well to changes.
More later.
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Am really loving the ReefBot. After a bit of a false start, it is functioning well and caught my Kalkwasser reactor getting the KH too high again. Monitor is showing the KH going down about .2 every 24 hours as I correct it. Iím running ALK, P04, MG and CAL now and can switch out vials and run Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, Copper and Iodine whenever I want. This is basically a low cost titration lab machine purposed to using off shelf aquarium test kits. Iíll do more reviews later.
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What brought about all the new expensive changes?
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It more about catching up. I havenít been posting. I also like to try new ideas out. Some are brilliant, some are garbage.
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Preach. I'm what, a year in trying to control aiptasia at this point?
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