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  1. used since february as return. just upgraded to a DC pump. only used 3.5 months. clean and ready to go. no issues. $50 shipped Paypal FF only.
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    JustinReef IM nuvo 25

    nice! i do not have that light on my 25 but you might be too high or need to adjust height. figure that out prior to filling like you said. i have a nanobox duo its only 6 off water. looks cool man
  3. so i want to control 2 different wave pumps on a random amount of on and off time for a set amount of time? i dont think it is possible... pumps on multi-timer option if i set up a timer for a each pump with example: on time 10:00am other pump/timer on at 10:30am timer 1 on for hour off hour repeat 11 (turns off at 10pm and 10:30pm if not set to random) oscillate=off random=on (uses on and off time as maximum value) so on random it in theory could cycle 11times really fast then does nothing till next day. even if i add timer 2 to each pump this really wont help. can timers cross each other? only thing i can think of is set amounts of time (turn off random) am i missing something?
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    Help me pick an "Upgrade" - IM 25 Lagoon or IM 30L

    25 will be easier to light like mentioned. fit this over packed biocube14 in the lagoon 25. Around 16-17# rock i think - the look and feel of the 25 is awesome IMO with an open rock structure. (day after move so everything is just tossed in the tank) 20# bag of new sand in the lagoon BTW
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    WTB InTank media basket for Lagoon 25

    got one for ya - message sent https://www.nano-reef.com/forums/topic/389656-fs-intank-media-basket-for-im-fusions/
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    Kimber's Tank Thread - February Update Video

    distilled h20 at wallymart!!!
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    still available!
  8. SOLD prices reduced
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    sold $35 shipped pp friend/family intank media basket with remivable middle shelf. used a week/rinsed off. went different direction. in original box. comment n msg me thanks. Fits Fusion Nano 10 Fits Fusion Nano 20 Fits Fusion Lagoon 25 Fits Fusion Peninsula 14 Fits Fusion Peninsula 20
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    Kimber's Tank Thread - February Update Video

    i just moved 4yr old biocube14 into a fresh new lagoon 25 mind you. tossed old bed. new agralive sand i rinsed in saltwater one liter pop bottle at a time. fill shake dump. repeat till clearish. worked good and got rid of the amazing amount of powdery gunky sediment but kept bacteria on it. rinsed all my rock really good. ran new tank with fritzzyme for a few days prior and matched all water. no cycle at all. i did use some prime and stability for a few days as precaution but doubt i needed it. since your a sandbed cleaner maybe just rinse existing and replace. you cant kill good bacteria by rinsing in saltwater. you will need a lot of water for rinsing sand though.
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    IM Nuvo Lagoon 25 Owners Thread

    turned the sicce 1.5 down to 3/4 open all night and removed couple cups of water from sump - "no bueno". still overflowed both baskets with smallest amount of floss. so now i closed the pump down to minimum setting which from sicce is 227.2gph which is a tiny bit more than stock pump. took a few more cups out sump and looks like a "better" keep up rate. going to run it like this and remove the media basket and just use another floss holder and hang my media bag down in chamber 2 as i use more than i feel comfortable stuffing in the media basket with flow issues like this. I have 2 other powerheads in tank anyway to make up for flow and i do not want to use socks anymore. I can't see show i can get that water level to right around the first shelf it would be way to low - i know it is best to have the floss free floating not sitting in water but no way it can happen in this AIO chamber size. i'd appreciate anyone else running this setup to chime in please and thanks
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    IM Nuvo Lagoon 25 Owners Thread

    do those water levels in baskets look good?
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    IM Nuvo Lagoon 25 Owners Thread

    was going to start a new thread but I feel this applies here. having issues with intank baskets and water level in my lagoon 25. I ran the lagoon for a few days with sandbed and saltwater and fritzzime with the baskets with floss without issue. every few days i changed the floss out as usual. New lagoon 25 transfer little over week ago - all contents transferred from 4 year old biocube14 which i ran a intank basket with floss without issue. sand bed was new and rinsed clean, all live rock was washed out to remove all crud. after transfer the tank was really clean not a lot of cloudy if any. i ran the stocks filter socks for 3 days and they collected usual amount of dirty brown stuff. upgraded return pump to sicce 1.5 wide open. LEFT side: intank media basket floss/empty/empty then fuge basket with chaeto which is like 1/4 of the basket size RIGHT side: is just floss holder. I have been running water volume 3/4 - 1" below last baffle. here is the problem: few days ago i switched out socks for floss. same floss i used for 4 years. within 12hours clogging and raising display level. overflowing floss holder, filling up the media basket side to where it gurgles down the tank side of the basket. change floss it is fine then does it again. it has set off the ato also. I don't feel like the floss is clogged as it is super clean, i tried little floss, lots of floss. switched out to some intank blue/white floss pads i had to try those overnight. this morning the same issue. what is going on here i feel like i can't leave this tank for a night running baskets? am i running too strong of a return? am i running too much or too little water? can someone help out here - couple photos attached moments ago
  14. SOLD Used ReefKeeper Lite HEAD UNIT+Sid V2 programmer (just these 2 items) $40 shipped - PP friend/Family payment $50 shipped I'll include a used itemp prob I just upgraded the firmware on the head unit to the newest one 2.08 - has velcro on back
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    Biocube 32 Retro Plus M Fan Noise

    i had endless fan issues with the retro unit for my biocube 14. i think i went through at least 3 fans from dave and a new heatsink. the grinding noise was so loud you could not watch TV. when the tank heated up it got worse then lights out it would get softer. nothing rattled, nothing was pinched, i tried spacers, foam bits, rotating it, everything. finally cut the wire to fan from the retro - cut hole in hood and added a larger external fan attached to hood blowing in on the heatsink. works great and cool ever since. bottom line i never could find out why it always made noise - it just did. FYI