latest BOYU pico available @ SAMS AQUARIUMS

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  1. JsPLAYn

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    I've just seen thee most amazing pico now available at sams aquariums,its a new release from boyu range,like a tiny tl550 lol.... Its bout 15-20cm with built in filter system,upllift,the works, really, just like a tl550.... Here is some pics.. It comes with a led light with,wait for it,wait for it ....... A dimmible balast, an so bright it will open even the toughest corals with ease, check this out.... For only just over 400...absolute bargain

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    looks awesome wow nd thats a good price
     
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    It even has a glass lid, real classy little bugger, my name is on one....
     
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    how many liters is it
     
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    it's a 9L pico. Excellent price hey! What filtration does it have?
     
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    It has I filter pad and carbon, but has enough place for purigen, an few bioballs/liverocks pieces
     
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    its an ornamental piece, 2 cups water changes maybe so twice a week and you sorted...
     
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    That's big enough to fill with my morning coffee cup. Very nice. :thumbup:
     
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    Lol,, wana get one soon
     
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    Its so cute :) ...
     
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    Exactly the same as the Dymax one I had...only difference is the name. They nice little things, but way to unstable when it comes to temperature and evaportation. Lighting is useless as well.

    You need to seriously mod them imo if u want to use it as a marine pico.
     
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    but what fish will be happy in there?
     
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    ONLY a clown coral goby! They get like 3 or so cm max.
     
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    @Kunhardt, u should see the lights on this bugger, it blinds you totally, an its dimible.. Sooper bright bru.... An no needs for modz on this baby, has everything u need, jus like a baby tl550
     
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    @Mastazee .. Yeah dude, its small,like I said ornamental, maybe small nennie an 2 clowns, NO TANGS lol
     
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    Seriously dude its exactly the same as the Dymax...look for my Pico tank thread looks identical. Just cheaper since the Dymax was R900. Those lights look bright, but they pretty crappy...took my corals a long time to get their colour back after being in the pico for a few months.

    Definately not for an Anemone and too small for clown fish. as Evo said Clown Goby or Coral Croucher only...I would look more at inverts for this tank though.
     
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    @Kunhardt ... Then I dunno dude, in those pics the lights are on the dimmest ... Else it defeats the flash of camera, but you can't argue with experience hey....
     
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    I will read up on them...maybe Boyu has done a brighter LED then Skimz and Dymax have. But considering everything else is identical I cant see it being so.
     
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    @Kunhardt ... Could possibly be.... I seen it dude, really its bright wen turned on full, I've also seen those lame led fixtures that resembles that one but trust me its not the same, these dimmible ballasts are bright
     
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    Here is my pico...took it down beginning of the year. Also had the dimmable LED lighting as you can see from the pics it also looks bright.

    Mark's Pico - Marine Aquariums of South Africa
     
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