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Just want to say hello from Beaverton, Or. We have been in the hobby for a couple of months but this looks like a great resource and community.

 

Tank 1 new

20 gallon waterbox

20lbs live rock, 20 lbs live sand

200 micron Fliter sock, sponge media x2, bioballs

Jaebo 2000 dc, current usa bluetooth: lights x 2, 660 wave maker, 75w cobalt heater

Tank 2 used

75 gallon marineland with corner overflow

37 pounds of live rock, 60 pounds of mixed sand

30 gallon custom sump, 6 pounds of live rock, era siporax media in 2 mesh bags, chemical pure media bag, 7 inch 200 micron filter sock, amonia pad, floss pad backed with a carbon pad

T247 x2, aquarium station dc12000 pump, reef octopus skimmer, aquatop 300w heater. 

Will post pics in the future. 

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Welcome aboard. I just joined a bit ago after being recommended by cuddle fish. Now I'm partaking in an sps grow out that I will win last place on 😂. How do you like the Eflux 660 wave maker? I have two in my max nano and I have to constantly clean them as they lose flow real fast and don't like to run below 50%, they just stop. I think the motors or controller are too weak for what they do.

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Running an experiment to see if I can negate a drain pipe in the overflow and just use the bulk head drain and tube. So far it touchy but almost dialed in. The pump is running a constant rpm. The pump I just picked up does a wave mode as well but my drain through the sump cant keep up. Will keep yall posted.

I like the waterbox build quality but I'm running a jabeo 2000 because it's one of the few dc pumps that fit without modification. 

Thanks for the welcome.  

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11 hours ago, CrabbyCrabs said:

Welcome aboard. I just joined a bit ago after being recommended by cuddle fish. Now I'm partaking in an sps grow out that I will win last place on 😂. How do you like the Eflux 660 wave maker? I have two in my max nano and I have to constantly clean them as they lose flow real fast and don't like to run below 50%, they just stop. I think the motors or controller are too weak for what they do.

For my so gallon it's great. Not too powerful but I recommend the bluetooth module because the ir is crap. The ir just dosent work or at least mine did not. The bluetooth makes it easy to control and set. 

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11 hours ago, CrabbyCrabs said:

Welcome aboard. I just joined a bit ago after being recommended by cuddle fish. Now I'm partaking in an sps grow out that I will win last place on 😂. How do you like the Eflux 660 wave maker? I have two in my max nano and I have to constantly clean them as they lose flow real fast and don't like to run below 50%, they just stop. I think the motors or controller are too weak for what they do.

Your right, mine haven't had stoppage yet but they definitely do not run the same but overall I'm still because the provide declscent flow but would not purchase again. 

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55 minutes ago, pdxmonkeyboy said:

welcome aboard! Nice looking set up. FWIW, i LOVE my jebao pumps. I have several on different tanks and they have never ever let me down.

Post up if you have any questions or need advice.
cheers

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Thanks for the help. I just bought a marine aqua dc 12000 (12000 lph). I have been successful so far. I have no drain pipe but have the bulk head and drain line. The pump is so strong my marine 75g with corner overflow is whisper quiet. No water falling, no gurgling no hum. The loudest is the t247 lights. It's just as quiet as my aio waterbox. 

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