Black Friday sales...what did you get?

Discussion in 'Other Reef Talk' started by Klems, Nov 18, 2017.

  1. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

    OK folks, looks like it starts earlier every far I picked up a Hanna ALK and ULR Phosphate checker along with some ROX 0.8 carbon...

    What is everyone else looking to grab???
  2. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    I'm thinking of getting the GHL 2.1 doser (3 pump) from Premium Aquatics, it has a pretty good deal. I don't have any SPS yet, but ultimately I'd like to get going on that a bit (hoping my magnifica won't just genocide the tank by sweeping across everything as it gets bigger).

    The Vertex Omega skimmers are ridiculously cheap now too. I wonder if something new is coming out. I think they're about 50% off! I wish the Vertex 130 had better performance reviews, but I'm sticking with my NYOS skimmer for now.
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  3. dpc goes west

    dpc goes west Supporting Member

    Ive been thinking about the GHL doser as well.
    any insight on this guy compared to the apex doser?
  4. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    I don’t have the ghl but the Apex dos is built like a tank but I wish it had at least one more head.

    It’s funny I say that because I’m currently only using one of the two heads.
  5. dpc goes west

    dpc goes west Supporting Member

    does the apex doser offer any additional features that others cant do because of the apex integration?
    or does it just integrate and tell you how much ML you are dosing.
  6. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    No big ticket items for me this year. Although I was hoping to get 25% off Red Sea Energy from Drs Foster and Smith using the Keyword PRESALE but it is one of the items not allowed to be discounted:( But their regular price is still $4 cheaper than Marine Depot
  7. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    I've heard with the DOS Apex integration you can do a lot of fine tuned scheduling (like dosing more during certain times of the day), and you have a log (which I guess would just confirm your schedule).

    Probably not needed, but it's nice to have Apex controlling it.

    Weirdly, GHL also came out with a 2 head doser that costs as much as their 3. Maybe it's for their KHL device which only really doses 2 things.
  8. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    Any websites out there that have a running list of aquarium goods?

    Tempted to get one of those fat Marine Pure blocks from BRS as they're doing 30% off now.
  9. Ranjib Dey

    Ranjib Dey Webmaster

    I hope to get couple of koralia 12 v dc powerhead . Reef-pi 1.0 release will be around x-mad and after that I want to work on wave makers :) . Other than that, may be some good peristaltic pump. I don’t want full dosing system with controller, since I’ll be using reef-pi. I doubt something like masterflex sells individual dosing pump, and even if they sell I doubt they’ll be on black Friday sale
  10. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

  11. xcaret

    xcaret Supporting Member

    I'm looking into a cordless sliding dual bevel saw, don't know if it counts on this thread; is just that the Bosch 10" I have is very very heavy.
  12. yellojello

    yellojello Supporting Member

    BRS Double Junction PH probe cheap, too bad I bought a new one last month and didn't even install it yet. Arggg
  13. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    My AT Bubblemaster 250 has been currently running on a single Sicce psk2500 pump, been dragging my feet on a replacement. new skimmer or replace the pump, kind of leaning towards just replacing with a Varios DC pump, then I can tune it to whatever I need, I mean it's a good sized skimmer body, and $700-1000 for a new skimmer vs 250 for a pump... hard choices.

    Some guy was willing to sell A Bubble King Super Marin 300 for like 600, very tempted but older style pump and just too mmuch skimmer for my tank
  14. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    bubble Kings are beasts :)

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  15. L/B Block

    L/B Block Supporting Member

    I love the DOS. I don’t use it to dose alk/Ca but rather use it for daily water changes.
    With the Red Sea coral pro salt-I see 7.7 alk everyday currently and 450+ Ca without further messing with anything else.
    It tells me how much water was added and taken out-I actually put in 3400 ml per day (a little less than a gallon) and take out 3000ml- so it helps balancing the salinity as well.

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  16. L/B Block

    L/B Block Supporting Member

    Thinking of getting one of the Sicce quiet pumps (954 gph)

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  17. Coral2Coral

    Coral2Coral Supporting Member

    Just place an order on Aqua Cave for some ATI & Giesemann T5 bulbs, they are like 17% off, so far is the best deal on T5 bulbs.
  18. xcaret

    xcaret Supporting Member

    Spare Sicce available in SF...
  19. Ranjib Dey

    Ranjib Dey Webmaster

    I was hoping for a sigma macro lense for my nikon d5300, no luck with amazon yet. ...still finger crossed
  20. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    Officially purchased:

    1. Icecap Gyre Battery Backup (on sale, AquariumSpecialty has them in stock, no tax)
    2. Got a 6" line of 1/2" locline (had to get up past the free $99 shipping)
    • AquaUV 8watt UV w/ wiper (cheaper than anywhere else, even with tax).
    Decided to get a dedicated UV that I can just attach inline with everything else, and turn it on/off when I need. The wiper function is awesome, don't need to disassemble to get it cleaned up.

    I know people usually don't need UV (I never did in the past), but my tanks had issues =P

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