wavebox vs 2 streams

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  1. HenkHugo

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    Good morning all,

    Should i invest in 1 Tunze wavebox or the 6105 kit with the two pumps and controller on my 1.6x70x80?
     
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    Streams...WAY better than wave box IMHO, more flexible
     
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    I agree. There are two Tunze controllers to control the Streams. the 7095 and the 7096.

    On the 95 one can see what pumps are on.

    On the 96 one can hook up a pc and program a little more fancy.

    Both very nice but for me i favour the 95 i like to watch the led's light up and down.
     
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    This is the kit i want to get...

    Turbelle® stream Kit TS24(TS24)
    = 2 pumps Turbelle® stream 6105 with 2x13,000 l/h, (2x3,170 USgal.)
    + Multicontroller 7095
     
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    I will used both cos i used both,they are good match.Don't go for Vortect. You will disappoint cos' i also used Vortect tank too.
     
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    Yup Henk those will be perfect.
     
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    7096 or 7095 controller - which is better?
     
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    Henk the 7095 has been around for a long time and i suppose i have got attached to it. it is very good and you will not be disappointed. The thing i like about it is that you can see what it is doing. It also looks impressive with all the indicating led's changing.

    The 7096 does have a number of additional features but also looses some. The 7096 does not have the visual led's indicators and it makes for one to connect up the PC to do changes or slight modifications to power settings etc. I little irritating when you just want to tweak the power setting a little. But if you are a techno freak then the 7096 is for you.
     
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    i am bit of a technofreak :D

    Does it have to be connected to the PC the whole time?
     
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    No only to program and/or tweek settings.
     
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    Check out my for sale thread,I have most of the items you speak of in this thread for sale.
     
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    I wouldnt diss vortech cos each technology has its benefits and drawdowns. I am using Vortechs and am extremely happy with every aspect of the pump.
     
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    Thanks Flappy
     
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    how is vortech different from Tunze? Ive heard good things about both pumps
     
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    LOL. and Ive heard bad things about both pumps.


    Sorry flappy i just couldn't resist.:p
     
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    Before i get George jumping down my back. There is nothing wrong with either pump. I am only joking.
     
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    I like the vortech for its minimalist look in the tank - I run them without the cover and have had no fish injuries or deaths - The stream of water it pushes keeps the fish from the blades. I trust you are getting the Ecosmart drivers for ur new setup flappy and it has nutrient export which needs 3 or more pumps. I run mine on Long pulse for a few days and Short pulse for a few days. It jus seems to keep detritus suspended. You can now get the controller for the profilux 3 aswell. They have really improved the quality of the wet side magnets and i hope the add the cooling fins like the new MP60:thumbup:
     
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    The thing with having a wavebox or the streams is their functions. The streams can pulse creating a similiar if not so efficient wave, but can do other things the wavebox cannot. The WB will give you good side to side flow, lifting u detritus, but it lacks the ability to get the detritus over the overflow on its own. So you still need streams. So get the streams, and maybe later a wavebox. Speaking from experience here.
     
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    I just installed one 6100 stream pump in my 650L tank and all me can say is wow. I must have set it to 50% and you can actually see the power these pumps have, churning the gravel 1.2m away. It must be the best buy I ever made on reef equipment. I have 2 streams, must still install the other. I have been using the Resun for couple of years, than some Sun Sun double heads but you cant compare a bit. These Tunze out class them by far. One can even use another power supply on the Resun pumps wont come close. I have my pair Resuns now in waveboxes and making waves with them. So I would say taking the streams and coupling them up with waveboxes you for sure will have plenty of flow.
     
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