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Old 09/25/2014, 11:55 AM   #76
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would another MP10 be overkill?
I have 2 and love it. 1 seemed sufficient. 2 adds MUCH more motion to the tank. Running them in anti sync right now. The afternoons get quite rough in my reef....better glue those frags down!


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Old 09/25/2014, 11:58 AM   #77
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I have 2 and love it. 1 seemed sufficient. 2 adds MUCH more motion to the tank. Running them in anti sync right now. The afternoons get quite rough in my reef....better glue those frags down!
I see one for a good price in the seller forum, might have to pick it up


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Old 09/25/2014, 12:01 PM   #78
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I see one for a good price in the seller forum, might have to pick it up
I got my second from the seller forum. Price was great and it was in excellent condition. Dead quiet....

In fact, I just got a battery back up for them yesterday off of one of the sellers...


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Old 09/25/2014, 08:46 PM   #79
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very nicely made




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Old 09/26/2014, 03:41 PM   #80
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Mine came today. Top notch stuff. Your order looks similar to mine!


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Old 09/29/2014, 09:28 AM   #81
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Mine came today. Top notch stuff. Your order looks similar to mine!


My IM Skimmer is still producing bubbles like no other! Guess it's still breaking in, had it on for 2 weeks now.

Got my first fish. ORA Naked Pair




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Old 09/30/2014, 01:48 AM   #82
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Nice pair of naked clowns.

There's a thread on nano-reef.com about the micro bubbles you are experiencing with your Ghost skimmer. Has something to do with the gasket. check it out http://www.nano-reef.com/topic/34111...0-build/page-3 Hope it helps!


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Old 09/30/2014, 08:39 AM   #83
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Nice pair of naked clowns.

There's a thread on nano-reef.com about the micro bubbles you are experiencing with your Ghost skimmer. Has something to do with the gasket. check it out http://www.nano-reef.com/topic/34111...0-build/page-3 Hope it helps!

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Old 10/01/2014, 06:29 PM   #84
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Still cycling.
Fusion 40
2-RW4's
Hydrofill ATO
IM Ghost Skimmer
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150w Colbalt
IM Caddies (switching to InTanks)

Orderd & on Way:
RKL,SL2, all probes
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Old 10/11/2014, 01:24 AM   #85
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It's been short, but sweet.....I found a great deal on Craigslist for the Fusion's big brother....the SR-80. It's been nice seeing everyone's tank progress and sharing our experiences. Hope you guys enjoy and continue adding to this thread. I'll still be following along. I'll be making another thread for SR-80 owners, so follow along!


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Old 10/11/2014, 06:32 AM   #86
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It's been short, but sweet.....I found a great deal on Craigslist for the Fusion's big brother....the SR-80. It's been nice seeing everyone's tank progress and sharing our experiences. Hope you guys enjoy and continue adding to this thread. I'll still be following along. I'll be making another thread for SR-80 owners, so follow along!
I will be looking for your SR-80 thread I have fallen in love with the SR-80, and am in the planning stages now, will be purchasing one within the next few weeks *admits to a bit of envy that you found one on CL*


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Old 10/13/2014, 05:26 PM   #87
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Sorry, been off on vacation for a bit. Got the sump going late last week. Light seems pretty bright. Lights up the living room ceiling all night. I'll see how well the cheato grows in a week or so. Guess i have to get to work on a canopy now! Other than that, status quo here.

Some nice additions above! Also..what a find on the 80 on CL. I was looking at that prior to the 40. Just not enough room....


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Old 10/29/2014, 08:06 PM   #88
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Color Question

Question where did you get the white stand for your 40 Fusion?


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Old 10/30/2014, 02:06 AM   #89
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Found a killer deal on RC for a Kessil a350w I couldn't pass up.

Goodbye ebay led fixture....Hello Kessil

About 13" above the tank at the moment.

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Old 10/30/2014, 04:28 AM   #90
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I've had my IM 40 for a couple months now and just noticed an issue. Under the baffles in the back in the corners detritus is collecting pretty bad. I really don't have enough room in the center baffle area to get my arm down there with a hose to siphon it out. Is anyone else seeing this and if so how are you handling it? Tbh it seems like a design flaw.


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Old 11/02/2014, 02:20 AM   #91
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someone in another thread suggested adding a small powerhead down there so detritus won't settle in the corners. Haven't tried it myself in my SR-80, but it sounds like a great idea.


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Old 11/02/2014, 11:33 AM   #92
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I've had my IM 40 for a couple months now and just noticed an issue. Under the baffles in the back in the corners detritus is collecting pretty bad. I really don't have enough room in the center baffle area to get my arm down there with a hose to siphon it out. Is anyone else seeing this and if so how are you handling it? Tbh it seems like a design flaw.
Are you using any mechanical filtration? I've been using floss at the top of the media baskets and it's helped keep it pretty clean down there.


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someone in another thread suggested adding a small powerhead down there so detritus won't settle in the corners. Haven't tried it myself in my SR-80, but it sounds like a great idea.
Yeah the thought crossed my mine but I hate the idea of adding another powerhead there if I don't have to.

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Are you using any mechanical filtration? I've been using floss at the top of the media baskets and it's helped keep it pretty clean down there.
Yes, I have filter floss at the top of both of my media baskets.


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Old 11/03/2014, 07:59 PM   #94
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soooo.. still having an intense amount of micro-bubbles lol
I'm ready to go a different direction!


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Old 11/04/2014, 07:50 AM   #95
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soooo.. still having an intense amount of micro-bubbles lol
I'm ready to go a different direction!
still from skimmer? Or return lines?


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still from skimmer? Or return lines?
all skimmer, lol.


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Old 11/04/2014, 04:43 PM   #97
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all skimmer, lol.
Contact IM? I read about some pump issue early on. Maybe you got one?


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Contact IM? I read about some pump issue early on. Maybe you got one?
yeah, I've been speaking with Brian from IM over the last few days. We shall see!

thinking about picking up the IM reactor. Are you liking yours? I've been reading iffy reviews


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Old 11/04/2014, 04:59 PM   #99
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Good luck!
I like it. It's a bit finicky with flow rates but once you get it dialed in, it's pretty reliable. My biggest complaint is the media not the reactor. Using brs gfo and it tends to clog or compact after a week or so, and I just boost the flow a little to get it tumbling again. No biggie. It's such a simple design and fits well. Can't imagine finding another internal one that does the job better.


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Old 11/04/2014, 05:02 PM   #100
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Good luck!
I like it. It's a bit finicky with flow rates but once you get it dialed in, it's pretty reliable. My biggest complaint is the media not the reactor. Using brs gfo and it tends to clog or compact after a week or so, and I just boost the flow a little to get it tumbling again. No biggie. It's such a simple design and fits well. Can't imagine finding another internal one that does the job better.
awesome. Found a few in the classifieds. What BRS gfo are you using?


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