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Finally got a reply from Bluefish tonight.  

 

Original email was sent 12/6 with a follow up from Nanobox on 12/16 

 

Here is the reply.  

 

Hi Bryan,

 

If you'd like to send it in I would be happy to have a look at it for you.  If there were no network changes and it is not able to blinkup, it does sound like a hardware problem.

 

Thanks,
Spencer

 

 

 

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jbb_00

So I need some input 

 

Mini tank is chugging along great except for lighting.  The stock light is not cutting it, the corals are alive but have lost almost all of their color. And I've basically maxed out what I can put in it . So its basically upgrade the light and LET IT GROWWWWW , LET IT GROW !!! 

 

I have a tide that I can use (just need to replace bluefish) 

 

Or I can retire the mini and move everything to my 3g UNS tank that never made it to the pico contest. The 3g would still run a nanobox light. 

 

What should I do  ? 

 

Pics of each below 

 

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Dirté Sanchez
2 minutes ago, jbb_00 said:

So I need some input 

 

Mini tank is chugging along great except for lighting.  The stock light is not cutting it, the corals are alive but have lost almost all of their color. And I've basically maxed out what I can put in it . So its basically upgrade the light and LET IT GROWWWWW , LET IT GROW !!! 

 

I have a tide that I can use (just need to replace bluefish) 

 

Or I can retire the mini and move everything to my 3g UNS tank that never made it to the pico contest. The 3g would still run a nanobox light. 

 

What should I do  ? 

 

Pics of each below 

 

20200109_192620.thumb.jpg.a368db7ba6a8c56c7e33ba4e58b6a467.jpg

 

20190325_103829.jpg.df0715945e6d7edf200fe1289c9fc70f.thumb.jpg.4399afcc7465fc07933c16d8deb4b4aa.jpg

I use for my Evo, and Stinky has said he also uses, this:

 

MICMOL - Smart LED Aquarium Light - Aqua CC 30W Planted Programmable with Full Spectrum for Freshwater Fish Shrimp Nano Tank ... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MFJ5VYG/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_2m4mEb105KSD4

 

It is never too hot, never makes me troubleshoot it, and has seemed to get good results. But it may be too big for that teeny tank. I’ve seen others use ones like this:

 

SSWB Nano Coral Light for Marine Water LED Aquarium Lights Saltwater Nano Fish Tank Light with Remote Control Reef Light (Saltwater Version) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07T5RWWP6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_Io4mEbZPWJ7J5

 

Maybe its size would be better for that little tank? 

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jbb_00
2 minutes ago, Dirté Sanchez said:

I use for my Evo, and Stinky has said he also uses, this:

 

MICMOL - Smart LED Aquarium Light - Aqua CC 30W Planted Programmable with Full Spectrum for Freshwater Fish Shrimp Nano Tank ... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MFJ5VYG/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_2m4mEb105KSD4

 

It is never too hot, never makes me troubleshoot it, and has seemed to get good results. But it may be too big for that teeny tank. I’ve seen others use ones like this:

 

SSWB Nano Coral Light for Marine Water LED Aquarium Lights Saltwater Nano Fish Tank Light with Remote Control Reef Light (Saltwater Version) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07T5RWWP6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_Io4mEbZPWJ7J5

 

Maybe its size would be better for that little tank? 

So the lighting would have to either be the tide or stock if I keep with this tank. The canopy for the tank is cut exactly to the fixture size. 

 

I have multiple lighting options on hand for the 3g. With the size of the mini I am extremely limited.  

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Dirté Sanchez
8 minutes ago, jbb_00 said:

So the lighting would have to either be the tide or stock if I keep with this tank. The canopy for the tank is cut exactly to the fixture size. 

 

I have multiple lighting options on hand for the 3g. With the size of the mini I am extremely limited.  

That sucks you might have to take it apart! It’s so tidy and cute!

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debbeach13

Keep the mini it just turned one year old. I went back and looked got wet 1/28/19. SAVE the UNS you know there will probably be a pico contest soon.

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Reefkid88

Honestly I would run the 3g tank if I had both options in front of me and had to choose. 

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kimberbee
On 1/31/2020 at 7:33 AM, debbeach13 said:

Keep the mini it just turned one year old. I went back and looked got wet 1/28/19. SAVE the UNS you know there will probably be a pico contest soon.

Did you see it posted!! 

 

 

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debbeach13

No I think it was the day after that it was posted. I didn't see it when I posted here.

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