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  1. Default New Nano Cube D&D or Red Sea


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    Hi there
    I am thinking of setting up my 1st Marine Nano Cube.
    I have looked at my local marine shop and they have 2 options which would suite.
    1 D&D Cf 28 gallon £399
    2 Red Sea Max 130D £699
    Theres not much difference in volume between the 2 the red sea is slightly larger.
    I would like to keep a good carried selection of corals and just 3 or 4 fish.
    I have read that all nano tubes need modding what kind of mods would you need to carry out
    at the moment i am edging toward the Red Sea as its neater with the cables and comes with skimmer
    can you fit a skimmer to the D&D
    in my local shop they have lights on the back of the tank 24\7 growing algae in a compartment. that have advised me that this eliminates the need for a skimmer
    Id rather work out which is going to suit me better and get some impartial advice than just jump in
    any help appreciated

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    Have you looked into a more traditional set-up with tank in stead of a all in one system ?

    It might be a better way to look at the situation and give you another option to think about. There's a lot of pros and cons for both

    I personally do not like the all in one set-ups as you can not ugrade any of the equipment and replacement part can be hard to get sometimes.

    But that is just my $0.02
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
    Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff merry xmas, keep good care of him - genocidex Beer! The perfect gift for any occasion - Merry Chrismas! - 850R I'm glad your here and a active forum member - Cliff 
    penguin for a friend XD - genocidex Thanks for the help with that spammer !!! - Cliff Thank you for the kind words - Cliff Merry Christmas - Cliff To help you re-stock the tank - Cliff 
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    There is a local fellow here that has a really nice looking bio-cube. He liked the size for the room he was putting it in, and the look of it as a display tank. Very clean and compact.
    He did find a mini skimmer that fit in the back somewhere, plus he had to upgrade the lighting to grow the corals he wanted. He also added nano-powerheads, which isn't really a mod, I guess. I'm not sure if he has a fuge in the back or not, tho, or what other mods he did.
    20gal long planted community

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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
    Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff merry xmas, keep good care of him - genocidex Beer! The perfect gift for any occasion - Merry Chrismas! - 850R I'm glad your here and a active forum member - Cliff 
    penguin for a friend XD - genocidex Thanks for the help with that spammer !!! - Cliff Thank you for the kind words - Cliff Merry Christmas - Cliff To help you re-stock the tank - Cliff 
    Discus and Beer! - Sandz To Discus Days!!! - JudiJetson For very clear advice! - houdini56 Happy Holidays! - Rue Happy Easter! - Slaphppy7 

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    Ah, he does have a fuge.
    Here is his equipment list:
    http://masb.ca/forum/showthread.php?tid=4

    here is one of a local Solana cube
    http://masb.ca/forum/showthread.php?tid=91
    Last edited by sheamurai; 01-22-2012 at 01:23 PM.
    20gal long planted community

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