Downsizing =/. Looking for a rimless all-in-one system.

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  1. Anldyxp

    Anldyxp Skunk Shrimp

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    Hi everyone. So I'll be moving Sept. 1st and will need to downsize my 20gal since the area I'm moving to is real expensive so the place is pretty small =/. I'm looking for something in the 12-15 gal range, a rimless all-in-one type, or a rimless w/drilled overflow. Any suggestions on who makes a nice one? The reason I don't want to go with a biocube is because I have some Par30 lamps that I want to use still. I know JBJ came out with the Nanocube RL all-in-one rimless but it only comes in 8 or 30 gal. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

    Also, would it be out of the question to get a 12/14gal nanocube and just remove the lid and use my own par30? Although that would be kind of a waste.
     
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    Thanks! But it seems like picoaquariums closes for the summer =/. I actually checked their website before posting but they didn't even have prices listed.

    Does anyone know if the lid can be removed for a biocube/nanocube? Although its kind of a waste, it seems like the cheapest option.
     
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    Yes you should be able to remove the hood.
     
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    Anldyxp Skunk Shrimp

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    Thanks everyone, I've decided on the Cad Lights 12 gallon. Their showroom is located about 20 miles from me so I plan to pick one up next week. They even agreed to sell me the tank w/o the light for $100. Not bad at all considering that the new JBJ Nanocube RL 8gal cost $200.
     
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    Sweet, cadlights tanks are high class, treat it well!
     
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    Very nice looking tank, looking forward to see what you make of it. ;)
     
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    Thanks! Yeah the rimless cube look is going to be awesome!

    Thank you! I'm a little bummed about downsizing since I won't have my 10 gallon sump anymore but I'm excited to get the new tank running.

    Already purchased a new stand for it this afternoon =]. I'm moving september 1st and will have it set up that week. Will post pics =]
     
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    You could always add an overflow an fuge. ;)
     
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    LOL. I'm trying very hard to refrain from adding it. I already have the Eshopps Nano from my current setup and my previous 5 gallon that is already made into a sump. The new apt I'm moving into is like prime real estate right next to school so its costing me an arm and a leg a month for a 630 sqft apartment. I need to keep the inside of the cabinet free so that I can store my buckets, test kits, etc. There is just no room to store that stuff anywhere else at the new place =/. LOL.