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Old 03/31/2017, 05:08 PM   #876
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Thanks for the info

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If staying in the canopy you are pretty limited to Steved LED or RapidLED. Both are direct fits and depending on the kit you get require no mods. IE the aurora puck kit from Rapid requires no cutting or anything.
I looked into rapid but only thing I seen was for the 29
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I have a thread in their forum and you can see in my older build thread the install process.
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Old 04/03/2017, 03:44 PM   #877
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If staying in the canopy you are pretty limited to Steved LED or RapidLED. Both are direct fits and depending on the kit you get require no mods. IE the aurora puck kit from Rapid requires no cutting or anything. I have a thread in their forum and you can see in my older build thread the install process.









There are numerous ways but perhaps the easiest is to look at the overflow and if it has slots at the bottom as well as the top. If it is top only it is an oceanic. If at bottom and top it is coralife. Other differences as well but those are the easiest to see and tell others to look for.



Short answer no. Limewood airstone skimmers work but can be a pain to deal with and the constant need to swap out the airstones detracts from them. You got a 14 gallon so really shouldnt need a skimmer. If you want to run one look into the aquaticlife 115.







Its not too much but you will be dialed down significantly. mind you in my BC29 I had a gyre 130 running in it. Your lifestock selections will determine how much flow you really need.


I run a MP10 in my 29. I have it on reef crest with a max of 75% when the lights are on and things shrink up a bit when it's blasting. It keeps my rocks clean though and cycles through randomly and is controlled through my apex I run on mine. Hope that can give you some reference.


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Old 04/04/2017, 08:11 AM   #878
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Do any of you run some type of fan on your BioCube? I live in AZ and it's about to get hot...like REAL hot. I do try and keep my house around 78 but I'm a bit nervous for my tank. I really don't want to buy a chiller if I don't have to. I know they sell cooling fans but most clip on the side of the tank..any other options?


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Old 04/04/2017, 08:30 AM   #879
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a fn blowing across the top of the tank will easily cool the tank a few degrees. Many have put fans on the rear hatch with great success.


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Old 04/04/2017, 10:52 AM   #880
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Is a mp 10 too much for this tank?

Thanks -Brian.


I have 2 mp10 in my BC 29. I had one at 60-70% but the noise of the motor (can hear when the house is quiet) and the dead spot I had was solved with 2 mp10's @30% (not to mention the motor got pretty warm).

Now, the MP10's don't even get semi warm, the housing is cold thus making me feel like they will last forever!

With that said, I would get 2 wavemakers even in a BC14 and just adjust the flow as needed. MP10 or jebao as a 2nd option.


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Old 04/09/2017, 07:28 PM   #881
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Do any of you run some type of fan on your BioCube? I live in AZ and it's about to get hot...like REAL hot. I do try and keep my house around 78 but I'm a bit nervous for my tank. I really don't want to buy a chiller if I don't have to. I know they sell cooling fans but most clip on the side of the tank..any other options?
If you keep your house at 78 then you should be okay.
I ran a chiller on my BC14 when temps hit 85+ here in SoCal but that was also with three 24w CFs; hooray for LEDs.


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