Wave maker?

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Arvind, Aug 31, 2017.

  1. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

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    I have 1 extra wetside that I clean. Swap out 1 side. 3 months later swap out other side. The dirty one then gets cleaned and swapped out with the original side 3 months later. Rinse repeat.


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  2. Bruce Spiegelman

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    Ahh -- that makes more sense!
     
  3. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

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    This is probably the main reason why I havent switched to gyre yet. Having 2 extra wetsides makes it super easy to clean and maintain.


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  4. Bruce Spiegelman

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    Same reason I haven't tried Gyre's on my 120. I actually clean my wetsides every two weeks when I do a big cleaning and water change. It's so easy sine you don't have to unplug and then rerun cords, etc to put back. However, I got an incredible deal on the two gyres for this tank so I'll give them a try.
     
  5. Chromis

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    Even if two products were the same, quality and ethics practices can be a big cost differentiator. The company that ships all of its wares knowing some are likely to fail or arrive DOA will be much cheaper than the company that actually spends money on quality control practices to prevent shipping parts that have a high risk of failure.

    It's up to the consumer to decide whether to gamble on a critical piece of equipment to save an amount of money that is probably trivial compared to the hours of effort they will put into their tanks.

    I have totally given up on Maxijet. Their pumps were great in the 90s, so I kept buying them in the 2010s until 3 failed in a row either before or just after the warranty. And, oh yes any of those generic pumps that come with Innovative Marine aquariums or skimmers will not work longer than a year. On the other hand, I've never had an issue with Sicce... except for the price!
     
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  6. DEATH BY SNU SNU

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    I agree with you wholeheartedly.
     

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