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Old 02-18-2018, 10:37 AM
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Do it Yourself! Nuvo 30l aka Innovate marine 30L

Hi guys just finished building out this Novo 30L i saw some people needed help with what to add to the tank because the return and filter side is limited. The company offers some of their own skimmers such as ghost and reactors but the reviews are par or horrible. Hears some pictures of my finished detail.

Added an ice cap K1 skimmer which fit beautifully and works fantastic in (one day)

Media reactor by Innovative marine (nano desk top kind) did bio pellet by pearl

ATO by Ice cap. good Quilty could have gone with innovate marine but wanted to same some room since their ato system is tine

Led made by spectrium Chinese made. cant say enough about the auto timer and my corals are in love with it. Just which they had bracket for it.

for the those who want the Tunze skimmer i suggest to stay away from 9004 although beautifully built you need to loose the sock in chamber one. to me that defeats the purpose of what this awesome tank does. Did not buy the Tunze 9001 but i am told it will work. However i did the traditional look of skimmer with comline it has done wonders so far.
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Old 02-19-2018, 10:35 AM
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How's the skimmer working out for You? I have the 20 Nuvo with the ghost skimmer and it works pretty well but I'm curious to know the results of the skimmer you have
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Old 02-19-2018, 10:38 AM
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Inwas going to purchase the ghost skimmer and I even spoke with marinedepot guys they all verfiy that the reviews are true. There's some kind of faulty or issue with the way it was made. I tried everything up until I found this. I'd be honest it's been in their for 4 days it broke in first day when usually Takes a week. I'm getting green slim everyday. Collection cup is pretty cool. So far I love it
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Old 02-19-2018, 10:42 AM
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Inwas going to purchase the ghost skimmer and I even spoke with marinedepot guys they all verfiy that the reviews are true. There's some kind of faulty or issue with the way it was made. I tried everything up until I found this. I'd be honest it's been in their for 4 days it broke in first day when usually Takes a week. I'm getting green slim everyday. Collection cup is pretty cool. So far I love it
Thanks..i like the more conventional looking skimmers better than the square shaped ghost skimmers..thanks for the info..quick question would it for in the first chamber of my 20 nuvo?if so then I'm buying it
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Old 02-19-2018, 11:30 AM
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The base is round so you have close to 2.5 space to fit it in. I'm against loesing a sock for my bioload. You add it in the back chamber of your return their should be room. My 30l had it's own chamber so it was sweet
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Old 02-19-2018, 04:55 PM
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Nice setup. Im setting up the same exact tank at the moment. I got the hydor slim skimmer
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Old 02-19-2018, 05:19 PM
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If in were you branespiken I would stay away. I saw bad reviews on that. And that was one thing I was thinking of buying. Purchase it on Amazon at least try it out first. To be honest this skimmer is 10 dollars cheaper but it's conventional like old school and it works
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Old 02-19-2018, 05:20 PM
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Old 02-19-2018, 05:46 PM
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I bought this thing like a year ago no returning now. We will see i guess. I can always sell it.
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Old 02-19-2018, 05:50 PM
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If you loose 10 or 20 bucks off it don't feel bad. I'd feel bad later if your not satisfied with it. At least get some to credit it your way
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