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Old 12/05/2007, 05:44 PM
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If your going to go with a tunze do it now, prices are going up by 12% in a few weeks.
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Old 12/05/2007, 06:12 PM
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If your going to go with a tunze do it now, prices are going up by 12% in a few weeks.
is that a tunze price jump?
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Old 12/05/2007, 06:18 PM
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is that a tunze price jump?
Yup, the euro is killing the dollar. I believe it's 1.47 euro to 1.00 USD.
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Old 12/05/2007, 08:09 PM
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"Yup, the euro is killing the dollar. "

correction , the the US dollar is loosing value fast... the euro has nothing to do with the us dollar losing it's value....

The dollar is loosing value to almost every other currency.

But that is another conversation all together

I'm holding on to all my German reef equipment so i can sell it in two years and retire , lol
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Old 12/05/2007, 08:49 PM
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They already went up in price.
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Old 12/05/2007, 09:00 PM
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Is there any difference between the 6100 and the 6101?
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Old 12/05/2007, 09:04 PM
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Is there any difference between the 6100 and the 6101?

The 6101 has the driver built into the pump and can be turned into a 6000 by flipping a switch on it. The same goes for the 6201 which can be turned into a 6100 the same way.
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Old 12/05/2007, 09:05 PM
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Is there any difference between the 6100 and the 6101?
Yeap the tunze 6101 have hte coil builtinside the pump itself so its heavier and tend to bounce up and down a little bit. I like the 6100 better.

Their is a wave controller in the works for the MJmods(simmilar to the seio controller but with more chanels and wave options) which will make it much more afforable, after that it doesn't matter if the dollar drops
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Old 12/05/2007, 09:28 PM
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I wonder why my 6060's are so loud when everyone else says they are reliable? Sometimes they get really loud and I have to unplug the electrical then plug it back in to get it to quiet down. The pump is only 2 months old. The original impeller was loud so got a new one, it was quiet for a month then got loud again. Any help please even Roger ant Tunze could not help. They are definately louder than my Koralia 4's. Most Tunze 6100's and 6000's I have heard in person and can barley hear them. Thanks.
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Old 12/05/2007, 09:48 PM
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Weird, my 6100's are whisper quiet, maybe a good long vinegar soak would help.
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Old 12/05/2007, 10:26 PM
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Heck, in Japan, the pronounce McDonald's - ma-ku-do-na-ru-do....



Having lived in Japan for four years, I am laughing my butt off; that is EXACTLY how they pronounce it!!

As for Tunze, I have Americanized the pronunciation of my last name which is 100% Bavarian. I pronounce it "TOONZ" and won't change any time soon.

Frank-En Styne or Fronk-In-Steen??
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Old 12/05/2007, 11:54 PM
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Corals love them... so put some in your tank already!


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But I love the fish man!!!!!!!

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Having lived in Japan for four years, I am laughing my butt off; that is EXACTLY how they pronounce it!!


Too funny!! Crazy huh?

I'm headed over to Tokyo at the end of this month. My 4 trip there. It gets crazier every time I go back


grandp,

Yeah, my 6100's are silent as well. It might be time to give those babies a vinegar bath. If that doesn't work, I'm sure Roger from Tunze USA can give you some pointers One of the best things about these things is the customer service you get
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Old 12/06/2007, 12:16 AM
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I have 4 6100s, a wavebox, magnets, 7095 controller, and a 9020 skimmer. Best money I ever spent on reefing equipment and Tunze and IceCap have the best customer service in the reefing world IME.

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Old 12/06/2007, 12:27 AM
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grandp,

Yeah, my 6100's are silent as well. It might be time to give those babies a vinegar bath. If that doesn't work, I'm sure Roger from Tunze USA can give you some pointers One of the best things about these things is the customer service you get
Actually these pumps were loud from the start. I contacted Roger and told him about this and he did send me new impellers. That helped like I said for about a month, then they got loud again. I contacted Roger again and he had me send them in to get fixed. He sent them back after running them and said there was nothing he could do about how loud they were. So, in short everyone is right about the good customer service. I still just do not understand how or why these pumps are so loud. The impellers and everything associated with them are very clean. So as far as the 6060's maybe they are just not good quality, or there was a bad batch. Since they are still in warranty I may ask Roger to swap them out for new ones of a different batch. Thanks for the input.
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Old 12/06/2007, 03:34 PM
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The 6101 has the driver built into the pump and can be turned into a 6000 by flipping a switch on it. The same goes for the 6201 which can be turned into a 6100 the same way.
I have the 6201. Where is this switch?
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Old 12/06/2007, 03:46 PM
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Actually these pumps were loud from the start. I contacted Roger and told him about this and he did send me new impellers. That helped like I said for about a month, then they got loud again. I contacted Roger again and he had me send them in to get fixed. He sent them back after running them and said there was nothing he could do about how loud they were. So, in short everyone is right about the good customer service. I still just do not understand how or why these pumps are so loud. The impellers and everything associated with them are very clean. So as far as the 6060's maybe they are just not good quality, or there was a bad batch. Since they are still in warranty I may ask Roger to swap them out for new ones of a different batch. Thanks for the input.
There's a trick to quiet it down but you may lose your warranty over it

Basically the propeller is unbalanced and causing excessive vibration and noise.
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Old 12/06/2007, 04:05 PM
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They already went up in price.
I love my Tunzes, my fish love my Tunzes, and my corals love my Tunzes. I am also a bit partial to dphinsx2's avatar. It makes me want to eat fish for some strange reason.....
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Old 12/06/2007, 05:38 PM
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I have the 6201. Where is this switch?
Take a look at page 33 & 34
http://www.tunze.com/fileadmin/gebra...x6101.8888.pdf
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Old 12/06/2007, 06:15 PM
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Relentless!!

One of these days I'll go back.....


But I love the fish man!!!!!!!
Someone has to pick on you. I think you're the only person on here with top notch reefing equipment on a FOWLR.
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Old 12/06/2007, 06:31 PM
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Now I have no experience with Tunzes, but I've used just about every single Seio product out there, the 620s were nice, they did their job, relatively nice flow for very little power at a fairly cheap price, but for any large tank they're quite useless, then my SPS tank I ran 2600s and 1500 model ones, and they seemed to be ok, but they really are crap. I broke down and got Vortech pumps, not to get in a debate over vortech vs tunze now, but tunze definitely did make the shortlist of what to replace the seios with, losing out only because my tank is only 18" front to back.
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Old 12/06/2007, 06:46 PM
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I have the 6201. Where is this switch?
Its not a switch you switch the supplied fuses in the laptop battery like connector.I cant remember but I think its a 15 and 30amp fuse
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Old 12/06/2007, 07:05 PM
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It's actually jumpers you switch to make the change.
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Old 12/06/2007, 09:16 PM
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Now I have no experience with Tunzes, but I've used just about every single Seio product out there, the 620s were nice, they did their job, relatively nice flow for very little power at a fairly cheap price, but for any large tank they're quite useless, then my SPS tank I ran 2600s and 1500 model ones, and they seemed to be ok, but they really are crap. I broke down and got Vortech pumps, not to get in a debate over vortech vs tunze now, but tunze definitely did make the shortlist of what to replace the seios with, losing out only because my tank is only 18" front to back.

I sure hope you don't have an acrylic tank with those Vortech pumps. Or yours may end up like this tank

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