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Old 04/16/2008, 01:19 AM   #1
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aquapod nano-aquarium system or fan cooled nano cube from drfostersmith.com

which one do you guys think would be better to get? i was planning on setting up a 12 gallon tank but dont know which one is better


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Old 04/16/2008, 05:45 AM   #2
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nanocube seems to have more upgrades availablr


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Old 04/16/2008, 05:56 AM   #3
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Not to knock drsfostersmith.com (I order from them all the time) but you can get a nanocubes cheaper elsewhere. Even with shipping, I got mine nearly $50 cheaper. As far as which one you should get, check on here, this topic has been covered before and I'm only familiar with nanocubes.


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Old 04/16/2008, 06:50 AM   #4
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I've been very happy with my aquapod, FWIW.


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Old 04/16/2008, 10:46 AM   #5
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Well if your just planning on running it STOCK other than maybe upgrading the pump and adding a powerhead I would go with the aquapod. If your planning on doing mad crazy upgrades I would go with the noncube. Stock value aquapod is the best choice in my opinion based on lighting and cost


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Old 04/16/2008, 02:59 PM   #6
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http://cgi.ebay.com/Oceanic-14-gallo...742.m153.l1262

Biocube 14 for $164 shipped brand new

2 more gallons than bothe the aquapod and nanocube and has the best back chamber setup for mods


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Old 04/22/2008, 01:07 AM   #7
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i just want a good system from the begainning so i wouldnt have to do anyting but add water and it would be good light and everything for it already.


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Old 04/22/2008, 07:57 AM   #8
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Old 04/22/2008, 09:06 AM   #9
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Oceanic BioCube.

They all seem very similar to me and nanotuners has all the upgrades you could use or would need as well as dr foster smith.

Look on craigslist, i found a deal on mine for a guy who was moving and let the whole thing go with a lot of extrs for 100 bux. I picked it up so no shipping involved.

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Old 04/22/2008, 06:25 PM   #10
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ok but which one would the compact fluorescent system be good or the HQI metal halide system? i see there is a big differences in the prices?


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Old 04/22/2008, 06:38 PM   #11
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what are you trying to keep. i have the aquapod stock lighting and i can keep everything "I" want to but SPS(which im not interested in"

I have duncans acans rics zoos paly's all kinds of shrooms


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Old 04/23/2008, 07:18 AM   #12
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Aquapod works for me.


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