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Featured Paul's Red Sea Reefer 450

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks (31-100gal)' started by Fishpalace, Aug 27, 2015.

  1. Fishpalace

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    I was lucky, bought the tank and kit from a reefer leaving the hobby so got a nice price. Would not have paid that price!,

    A lovely piece of kit, as you would expect, and is pulling out loads of gunk. Currently emptying cup every day as live rock is leaching due to transfer of tank and probably expect this for a couple of weeks before settling down, I hope.
     
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    ahh ok mate looks like you got a good buy
     
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    how much is it cant be that bad :)
     
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    The NYOS quantum 160 skimmer is £339.95 new from Charterhouse aquatics and is for tanks up to 1000L.

    I wanted a skimmer that is roughly double 450L so ideal.
     
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    Not that bad a price really for a good piece of equipment.
    Noone said this was a cheap hobby lol
     
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    Buying a tank is not even half the cost of decent LED's and that is without corals and fish.

    However can get some real bargains, if patient.

    Once hooked it can be a money pit!!
     
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    certainly can mate did you bag your bargain on flebay
     
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    I did use eBay for purchase.

    Was a bit of a trek as live in Essex but had to take a road trip to Derby.
     
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    Was well worth it. I know what you mean led especiall radions are not cheap but worth every penny in my view. I just paid another bill for 7k yesterday towards wedding so no new tank for me and she found honeymoon in cuba , bahamas or maldives she has liked i did not want to see the price :butcher::butcher:
     
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    good buy on there mate
     
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    oh dear [MENTION=22835]CEECH[/MENTION] at this rate you will be down sizing to a nano Hysterical
     
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    Also got some other neat kit that I have not got round to setting up as waiting for some parts to allow me to hook up wireless. The aim is to automate as much as possible but will see if it all come together. :)
     
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    Those days are a distant past as been married for 21 years. An expensive time!!
     
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    whats this kit then? reeflink? i love the radions i have 2x radion xr15w pro's and love them and have them controlled via the ecosmart live along with my two vetch mp10wqd power heads
     
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    tell me about it. [MENTION=23317]dannydization[/MENTION] there is no hope i will be downsizing.
     
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    Reeflink, which is great for LED's but not used before for powerheads so will be different.

    I am sure I will be tempted to buy the new ecotech return pump but at £300 I cannot justify the cost, for now. Will wait a couple of months to read some reviews as it needs to be dead quiet to justify the price.

    Plan to set up reeflink over next few days, if I can find the time.
     
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    happy days mate yh is a little high for what it is and like you say it will need to be super silent to justify the price loving the reef link
     
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    Different for me with returns. They are all the same IMO. Dc pumps should be silent really
     
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    They should be, I have a jeboa dc 6000 and is not silent enough. I think it is vibrating and only developed noise last couple of days so will need to mess about with it. I run it at 70% of capacity and wonder if it is powerful enough, what do you think?

    Do you put anything underneath it or just position in bottom of sump?
     
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    I have the jecod DCT 6000 which is the newer version and it's literally silent. No foam or anything. I find the reefer cabinet is pretty sound damping. Plus the radion fans drown everything else!
     
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