Helios RIP...Here comes 4X96!

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  1. JPfish

    JPfish Astrea Snail

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    I'm not sad because of the bad experience with my Helios fixture. Actually, I still miss that fixture because of its open tank potential and I never had any heat problems.

    But I had 2 ballasts replaced and they both failed..and due to this and many other customer complaints, the company I bought it from stopped carrying them at all.

    And they turned me on to what I should have got in the first place:

    Before:
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    Next post will be after....
     
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  3. JPfish

    JPfish Astrea Snail

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    The hardware:
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    oh_yeah
     
  4. JPfish

    JPfish Astrea Snail

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    This tank was started from scratch on July 13, 2002!! Mainly from advise from 3steps2areefaquarium.com :thumbsup2:

    A couple close ups..not to show off, but how am I doing?
    my new branching hammer (1 week old):
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    my green star polyps & friends (about 1 month old):
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    Boy! has the corraline algae spread in just 2 months...please help me design a sump! :)
     
  5. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    hey jp i want to see this new setup but your pictures are 'not available!'

    just upload them here! use 'Attach'

    :thumbsup1:
     
  6. JPfish

    JPfish Astrea Snail

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    Matt: The funny thing is that I can see them! even after I close your site & get back on.

    anyways, here's the attach:
     

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  7. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Wow! oh_yeah

    nice layout!
    nice canopy! that looks great! :thumbsup2:

    that tank is way too clean though!!

    you need some algae for those fish! ;D
     
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  9. JPfish

    JPfish Astrea Snail

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    Did you only see a pic in the last post? or the previous ones as well??
     
  10. Matt Rogers

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    just the last one. givemeabreak
     
  11. JPfish

    JPfish Astrea Snail

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    Well here's the attach's
     

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    JPfish Astrea Snail

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    another one
     

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