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Old 07/10/2018, 02:19 PM   #3576
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Really impressive! You should go into business.
Thanks, I'm so slow I'm afraid I'd go broke


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Old 07/16/2018, 01:47 PM   #3577
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Sorry missed this, But I haven't seen the need for one on our tanks.. Can't wait to see what you come up with. Idea add something to stand that will allow you to add one?
Well, it ain't pretty, but it works..




I found this plastic part in my garage and hacked it together. It looks so bad I was able to convince my wife that if I had a 3-D printer I could print up something that looked nicer So guess what's coming on Wednesday from Amazon???

I built a Reef-pi system over the last few weeks and implemented this last Saturday. So far it's been working great at keeping my temp nice and even.


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Old 07/16/2018, 03:13 PM   #3578
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Looks are in the eye of the beholder... Best answer is that you inhabitants are happy...

Keep making things look bad and you get new stuff.... Smart!!!


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Old 07/17/2018, 09:46 AM   #3579
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Upgrade

Anyone thinking of upgrading to the new INTs?


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Old 07/17/2018, 12:04 PM   #3580
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Anyone thinking of upgrading to the new INTs?
Not anytime soon for me...


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Old 07/20/2018, 09:35 AM   #3581
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Well, it ain't pretty, but it works..




I found this plastic part in my garage and hacked it together. It looks so bad I was able to convince my wife that if I had a 3-D printer I could print up something that looked nicer So guess what's coming on Wednesday from Amazon???

I built a Reef-pi system over the last few weeks and implemented this last Saturday. So far it's been working great at keeping my temp nice and even.

Got my 3D printer in on Wednesday and after a few test runs was finally able to make a holder for the fan. It just hangs on the rim and you can pivot the fan as needed. Really cool stuff. I'm addicted to 3D printing now!


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Old 07/20/2018, 07:45 PM   #3582
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Ok Now will see your business improve, stands and 3D printing... Cant wait to see whats next.

Oh what in tank pump are you using? Thoughts? issues?


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Old 07/21/2018, 07:17 AM   #3583
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Is Anyone using a Gyre style pump? Maxspect or Icecap? Which one any conceerns or other info, I was thinking of adding a IM wavelink oppsite my mp10. After thinking about I would like just one pump. I was thing the Icecap 1K. Just trying to get some data to help make a good decision.


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Old 07/22/2018, 05:55 PM   #3584
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Ok Now will see your business improve, stands and 3D printing... Cant wait to see whats next.

Oh what in tank pump are you using? Thoughts? issues?
LOL!

I have a Sicce 2.0. It wasn't that hard to get it to fit and is dead quiet.



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Is Anyone using a Gyre style pump? Maxspect or Icecap? Which one any conceerns or other info, I was thinking of adding a IM wavelink oppsite my mp10. After thinking about I would like just one pump. I was thing the Icecap 1K. Just trying to get some data to help make a good decision.
I have the Icecap 1k. LOVE IT! My first Gyre style flow pump, but it's quiet and really moves some water around. I have it ramp up during the day and slow down to 10-20% at night.


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Old 07/22/2018, 07:09 PM   #3585
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LOL!

I have a Sicce 2.0. It wasn't that hard to get it to fit and is dead quiet.

I went with the IM might jet, very cool super quiet, with cool controls..





I have the Icecap 1k. LOVE IT! My first Gyre style flow pump, but it's quiet and really moves some water around. I have it ramp up during the day and slow down to 10-20% at night.
Thanks for the feedback on this one.. Like the fact Icecap is a good pump since its alot Cheaper


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Old 08/14/2018, 04:37 PM   #3586
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So today I descided to put the new Purity into my media basket. I spoke with Paul at IM the say to replace every month, some tanks may require quick rince of fiber balls. Also if planning to buy, get the full size package better bang for buck.


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Old 08/15/2018, 04:41 PM   #3587
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More new stuff coming from IM, Reactors and Skimmer. Check out link woll take you to a blog on MD,

https://blog.marinedepot.com/2018/08...voskim-dc.html


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Old 08/24/2018, 08:02 AM   #3588
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Hi! I am using the IM light and have been running it for about a month- so far so good


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Old 08/24/2018, 08:04 AM   #3589
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Is Anyone using a Gyre style pump? Maxspect or Icecap? Which one any conceerns or other info, I was thinking of adding a IM wavelink oppsite my mp10. After thinking about I would like just one pump. I was thing the Icecap 1K. Just trying to get some data to help make a good decision.
I'm using the icecap and like it :-)


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Old 08/24/2018, 08:39 AM   #3590
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I'm using the icecap and like it :-)
Thanks for feed back.


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Old 08/24/2018, 08:41 AM   #3591
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Hi! I am using the IM light and have been running it for about a month- so far so good
Mine is going on a year, like it too. There are now some downloadable setting under AI/Signatures...


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Old 08/24/2018, 09:38 AM   #3592
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I'm using the icecap and like it :-)
I'm using the maxspect gyre in my IM80gal. I was very unsure at first since I had been using the mp-10 in my 40gal and loved it, but didn't like the price for what was needed in the 80.

Saw the gyre in action at my lfs and was able to compare both pumps while there and decided that the gyre was the way to go. I've heard comments from people saying that the gyre are noisy, but no issues here. Both my tanks are in the major living area of the house. The most noise I get is from the IM ato. Which I'll be looking for a different brand for the 80gal.

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Old 08/24/2018, 09:59 AM   #3593
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Before and after feeding the acan. Other shot you can see all the baby serpent stars legs sticking out grabbing for food. They have really taken off as well.

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an you tell me how many pounds of LR your using. Love the aquascape.


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Old 08/24/2018, 10:03 AM   #3594
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I love the extra length of the 50. Donít get me wrong, the 40s look great as well and I love following this thread. I am caught between the 50 and 40. Havenít heard of anyone with the 50 yet. Would love some feedback on it, if anyone out there has one!
The nearly $400 price difference is why I went with the 40. Would have loved the 50 but couldn;t justify it.


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Old 08/24/2018, 01:39 PM   #3595
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The price difference really is shocking, especially now that the newer ext models have come out. I contacted IM and they said there are no plans as of now to lower the prices of the older fusion lagoons. I am going to hold out on my purpose until around black friday. Maybe I can save $100 or so?


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Old 09/05/2018, 06:00 PM   #3596
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Got my new reactor installed to day, very nice fitting rubber cap, no more o rings. A new flow control. Marine Depot has a nice into special going on right now.

Purity products are very eazy to use as well.


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Old 09/08/2018, 10:05 AM   #3597
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Help with protein skimmer

Hi all!

I am having some issues with my IM ghost skimmer. I run Nopox and have the IM ghost skimmer. I've had the skimmer for several months now (well past the break in period) and I still have microbubbles. I had a long chat with IM yesterday and they told me that the bubbles are there because of the nopox. Has anyone had this issue?

He suggested ditching the nopox but I'm not sure I want to do that. I tried turning the skimmer so the intake is on the opposite side. Anything else I can try?

Thanks everyone!


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Old 10/29/2018, 04:27 PM   #3598
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OajiJames; Make sure that cabinet is well ventilated so chiller dosen't over work. Mesh screen in front work?

Where did you place chiller pump? how did you dial in flow rate?


Really late reply. I did not worry about flow rate front cover is solid. Plenty of airflow through back and bottom. Worked good all summer and broke it down to hard plumb this winter.


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Old 10/29/2018, 08:14 PM   #3599
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Hi all!

I am having some issues with my IM ghost skimmer. I run Nopox and have the IM ghost skimmer. I've had the skimmer for several months now (well past the break in period) and I still have microbubbles. I had a long chat with IM yesterday and they told me that the bubbles are there because of the nopox. Has anyone had this issue?

He suggested ditching the nopox but I'm not sure I want to do that. I tried turning the skimmer so the intake is on the opposite side. Anything else I can try?

Thanks everyone!
I run nopox, I had issues in past with micro as well. I tried a while back adding a filter floss between skimmer chammber and return section. Also check water level that there is some drop. But If you have spoken with Paul he is very stright forward. I've spoken with him in the past and he has never guided me wrong.

Did he say why not to use nopox?


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Old 10/30/2018, 08:12 AM   #3600
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Really late reply. I did not worry about flow rate front cover is solid. Plenty of airflow through back and bottom. Worked good all summer and broke it down to hard plumb this winter.


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Good to know that the chiller will work in stand if I ever head that way. Since I live in Phoenix area, it does get warm here during summer...


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