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Old 03/03/2017, 09:23 AM   #76
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Been out of town since Monday, came back to everything doing well had a co-worker feed while I was gone. Added these slick byblights, under cabinet led lights I got off of Amazon.

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Super easy to install.

My Nanobox retro kit came as well, already has the O2Surplus adapter. Can wait to get them installed as well.





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Old 03/04/2017, 09:43 AM   #77
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Well nanobox is installed and getting it to work via apex is frustrating to say the least. I've messed with the variable speed with ramp up and down profiles, and also tried setting them as lights. The differences are not even discernible. It's all blue and green LEDs...

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Old 03/04/2017, 05:28 PM   #78
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Well still don't have these darn lights figured out, all I can discern at this point is channel 2 does nothing.... thoughts, comments, concerns, anything is welcome at this point!

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Old 03/04/2017, 06:41 PM   #79
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How much is that kit?


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Old 03/04/2017, 06:43 PM   #80
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360, if you don't have apex it comes with a wireless controller... wish I had gone that route.

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Old 03/04/2017, 09:37 PM   #81
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[QUOTE=JVan82;24988327]360, if you don't have apex it comes with a wireless controller... wish I had gone that route.

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I've got steves leds coming Monday, I'm hoping I don't run into the similar.


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Old 03/05/2017, 01:36 AM   #82
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Good luck

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Old 03/07/2017, 09:06 AM   #83
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hope you get your white lime worked out!
I'm keeping my bluefish for a while but the apex is fun to play with.
i only have the vortch module and it took a while to get dialed in.
ill probably get the 8 port energy bar next but dealing with a heat issue and dont want to get a chiller.

your pics above helped! my nanobox didnt have a fan so your pic will help me wire in the original fan


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Old 03/07/2017, 03:44 PM   #84
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hope you get your white lime worked out!
I'm keeping my bluefish for a while but the apex is fun to play with.
i only have the vortch module and it took a while to get dialed in.
ill probably get the 8 port energy bar next but dealing with a heat issue and dont want to get a chiller.

your pics above helped! my nanobox didnt have a fan so your pic will help me wire in the original fan
I have the Apex all dialed in for dawn/dusk/night, thinking the Apex adapter I have, has a faulty channel 2 hence why my white/lime aren't working, see what Dave thinks. I love the Vortech module and fusion makes changes fast. glad I could help. Me and LQT (Thanks again) spent hours last night trouble shooting my light issue.


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Old 06/10/2017, 11:56 AM   #85
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Time for a lil update, not much to report lost my first clown a month or 2 back. Have a clown and royal gramma in QT.

Never got the old lights dialed in always to blue and almost all of my rastas, so went the topless route with an xr15 G4 pro and wow it's amazing and with the apex module it's a breeze to set it up.

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Old 06/13/2017, 08:31 PM   #86
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How difficult is it to remove hood ?

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Old 06/14/2017, 05:47 AM   #87
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How difficult is it to remove hood ?

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Super easy, there are 3 hinge pins, that you can separate by pulling them apart. once the are pulled apart you just lift the hood off.

I have noticed the tank stays much cooler haven't been over 78.5 since taking the hood off, before use to get to almost 80, and evaporation is much higher than with the lid. But these Ecotech lights are absolutely amazing, should have gone this route to begin with.


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Old 06/18/2017, 03:03 PM   #88
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Well added the new clown to the breeder box to see how they interact, so far so good. The royal gramma went and hid at the bottom under a rock... the corals are responding great to the new radion...

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Old 06/19/2017, 05:14 PM   #89
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So after a day I let them meet and it went good at first then it was full on battle royal! Fin biting, locked jaws, ugh so looks like I have to take the new guy back...

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Wonder why they decided to fight. Same sex or not added at same time so territorial.


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Wonder why they decided to fight. Same sex or not added at same time so territorial.
They were the same size mistake on my part... They were fighting for dominance is my guess. Took him back to the LFS so try again...

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