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Old 12/08/2007, 10:08 AM   #1
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Question Sun pod??

i want to upgrade my biocube 29 gallon lighting and i was wondering if a sun pod would fit/ work with it and also what are my other options?


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Old 12/08/2007, 10:18 AM   #2
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How wide is the Biocube?

I have the 20" sunpod on my Nanocube, the nanocube is 18" wide but there are tracks and it can be shortened. The Aquapod is right at 20" and it fits on there as well.
If it's wider than 20" I would get the 24" Sunpod to make sure it fits.


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Old 12/08/2007, 10:22 AM   #3
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it is right at 20 inches


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Old 12/08/2007, 10:27 AM   #4
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It would fit like a charm.

I like the one above my nanocube, never had MH lighting until this and I like it. The stock bulb died on me after a month, had to order a new bulb overnight + Sat. Delivery charges so having a backup is always a good idea.


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Old 12/08/2007, 12:34 PM   #5
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ok thats good to know if you donnt mind telling me.. where did u got ur sun pod at?


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Old 12/08/2007, 12:55 PM   #6
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oh and also how much heat does it put off? and is there alot of evaperation?


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Old 12/08/2007, 04:22 PM   #7
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I just put a sunpod on my 24 aquapod and the temp stays at about 24* ao far evap is at about 1/4-1/2 gal a day.


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Old 12/08/2007, 05:03 PM   #8
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I got my Sunpod at www.aquacave.com, use coupon code RC5 for 5% off (if it still works).

It does heat up the tank, you'll need a small fan of some sort to keep down the temps but that raises evaporation.
I have an Azoo fan from Dr. Foster and Smith (Another place to price check the sunpods).
I use a Reefkeeper 2 to control everything (fan, heater, lights, powerheads) but if you got a digital timer that would turn the fan on for 15 minutes twice or three times while the light is on you might make it work.




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Old 12/25/2007, 08:07 AM   #9
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sounds pretty good i think im going to get one tomorrow im very excited!!


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