New reef tank

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  1. Francis64

    Francis64 Member

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    dear fellow reefers,

    Proud to show the new build tank in my new place in the Netherlands. Finally I had the space and money, but a new tank does come with its challenges.

    Jebao pumps are failing after first feed mode test. Amazing.

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    KJ Road Warrior R2R Supporter ETRC Member R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader

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    crabs_mcjones If my name was Sebastian, you'd totally help me R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Build Thread Contributor

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    Welcome to R2R!! welcome12_af875eaa887ed91c39e4c81c7d4fd966-0ed06ab93ea565647147c6beddbca4eb.gif zOk7nol.gif
     
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    Nice tank! I also use Jebao pumps and out of two PP8s two SW4s and an SW2, I've only had a problem with the SW2. The motor is shorted out or something. Everything looks good with my ohm meter, but when I plug it into the control box, the motor won't spin and the lights on the box go out. Unplug the motor and the lights come back on. They are cheap pumps, and I expected some problems with the Chinese quality control... over all I am still pleased with the ones I have working.

    I hope you get your problems resolved and I'm looking forward to seeing your tank progress!
     
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    Welcome
    Jebao is not a bad company quality is lower than the bigger names but much better than most of whats out there
    Swap the pump out
     
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    Jason mack Monti madness R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Build Thread Contributor

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    Welcome too R2R , wow amazing drop off tank .!!!!Happy Reefing !!!
     
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    DSC reef Coral wasted R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Build Thread Contributor

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    Welcome to R2R. That's an amazing tank!
     
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    Dsnakes Knight Reefer R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Welcome to R2R :) great looking tank!
     
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    Love love love this tank!!!

    Welcome
     
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  10. Francis64

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    Bit disappainting after Four days ;-)
     
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    Thanks
    thx and after solving the issues it will we great.
     
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    Flippers4pups Fins up since 1993 R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Build Thread Contributor

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    Welcome to reef2reef @Francis64 !

    Very nice dropoff tank! Jebao's can be hit or miss sometimes, but still overall not bad for what we pay for them. I have two RW15's in my DT. Been going strong since 2015. Knock on wood.

    Take some time in the near future and post a build thread. Would love to see more of your system!
     
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  13. jsker

    jsker Reefing is all about the adventure Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Like the tank, and Welcome to R2R.
     
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    Nice tank. Seeing it grow out will be great! What are you planning?
     
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    Welcome and love your tank!!
     
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    dbl It Takes Less Energy to be Nice Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Welcome to R2R. Love the drop off tank!!!
     
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  17. Francis64

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    Bought the Tunze Tubelle which solved the flow problem. I have a timer on it so when the moon phase starts the wavemaker stops and the only flow from return pump. Fish seem to enjoy it.
    Also the better flow decreased the algea

    Light rewired and now working better (not ideal yet) will setup a build thread
     
  18. reef lover

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    Welcome! Love the drop off tank!
     
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