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Old 12/11/2018, 03:00 PM   #7226
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i just tried to look up Modular Marine and their site says they're not taking any more orders. How do i get information on them?


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Old 12/11/2018, 04:53 PM   #7227
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I switched from a vertex omega 130 to a tunze 9410DC recently on my 130g cube.

I am very happy with the consistency and performance (and lack of overflowing!), however, it isn't all that quiet. Audibly it seems on par with the vertex. I don't think it's pump noise, it's more like the rumble of air being chopped up by the needle-wheel, at least I think.

Is there anything quieter out there that can still compete with the performance of the tunze?


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Old 12/11/2018, 06:49 PM   #7228
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i just tried to look up Modular Marine and their site says they're not taking any more orders. How do i get information on them?

They rarely have the website up. They sell on eBay but it says away for now and it happens like every other month.. I think he is small but get so many orders he has to catch up.. His prices are real good...


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Old 12/11/2018, 07:05 PM   #7229
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I switched from a vertex omega 130 to a tunze 9410DC recently on my 130g cube.

I am very happy with the consistency and performance (and lack of overflowing!), however, it isn't all that quiet. Audibly it seems on par with the vertex. I don't think it's pump noise, it's more like the rumble of air being chopped up by the needle-wheel, at least I think.

Is there anything quieter out there that can still compete with the performance of the tunze?
The 130 is a overflow monster. Pump is oversized for the skimmer in my opinion. Talk to Roger of Tunze he might be able to help.


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Old 12/13/2018, 05:25 PM   #7230
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I switched from a vertex omega 130 to a tunze 9410DC recently on my 130g cube.

I am very happy with the consistency and performance (and lack of overflowing!), however, it isn't all that quiet. Audibly it seems on par with the vertex. I don't think it's pump noise, it's more like the rumble of air being chopped up by the needle-wheel, at least I think.

Is there anything quieter out there that can still compete with the performance of the tunze?
my akula UKS 160 is silent . Sick skimmer! I've been meaning to do a review on the akula, but I have been battling dinos for a while now and have been a little disheartened lately with my reef. Corals and animals are fine but good grief the dinos!

9410 is normally a louder skimmer since the pump does'nt have any vibration cush due to the hard plumb at the side. they perform well though


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Old 01/12/2019, 01:55 AM   #7231
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Just picked up the Deltec MCE600 HOB and feel like it was a big mistake!

Bunch of micro bubbles, collection cup overfilling when not tweaked properly and when feeding frozen food and what not. Sheesh. To get it to skim, had to restrict air; but when you do, the outlet pipe just pours micro bubbles.

Big design flaw all around! And a big disappointment.

Anybody know how to remedy this? Has anyone actually downgraded the pump?


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