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Old 10/28/2009, 12:13 PM   #1
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Fluval Edge Tank?

Has anyone have any feedback on the Fluval Edge tank? I'm thinking of setting one up in my office.


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Old 10/28/2009, 01:34 PM   #2
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I have the tank and love it. It looks awesome and seems like its built well.

I did freshwater for a few main reasons:

1: The light sucks ***

2: When the tank is full, it is impossible to work in because it will overflow.

3: The allure of this tank is simplicity, and inorder to run a reef in it, it would need alot more flow and I chose to leave out the powerheads and extra equip Id need to run a reef in it.

I love it for freshwater though, really cool looking!


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Old 10/28/2009, 01:45 PM   #3
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I was looking at one in the LFS the other day. They had it set up with just a few fancy guppies and a little java moss attched to some small rocks. It is a really sharp looking tank.

My thoughts on the tank were exactly what dsn stated. The lights and flow would have to be upgraded for a reef, and the point of the all in one system is to keep things simple. Also, It would be a real pain in the butt to do any in tank maintenance.

It would be great for a freshwater tank or a very basic fish only saltwater tank.


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Old 10/29/2009, 03:18 PM   #4
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I read some reviews on this tank after seeing it in my LFS. VERY sharp looking tank. It does have over 3watts per gallon, but it seems to be mostly in the middle. That said, I have seen several set up with softies/really low maintenance LPS, and they looked really good. I would think both the flow and the light would be fine for that type of low maintenance corals. I am thinking I may have to pick up on of these myself, so post pics if you get one.


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Old 10/29/2009, 11:45 PM   #5
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I have one. I love it. GOOD LUCK.


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Old 10/30/2009, 12:14 AM   #6
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sazama-nice nano!what are you using for lighting?-drew


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Old 10/30/2009, 12:32 AM   #7
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how does it manage to not overflow?


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Old 10/30/2009, 07:53 AM   #8
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kevan you do know that the top is glass?it never overflowed not once. you dont put your hands in unless your doing a WC.(weekly) if you top off every day it will keep the bubbles down.I DIYed a LED kit it seems to work well. also use a koralia nano for much needed flow. GOOD LUCK


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Old 10/30/2009, 07:54 AM   #9
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thanks fox


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Old 11/12/2009, 10:05 PM   #10
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Wink Nice tank...

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--I DIYed a LED kit it seems to work well. also use a koralia nano for much needed flow.
Hi Sazama,
I couldn't help but notice you're in the Denver area too. I've been looking at getting a small tank and have seen the Fluval Edge setups and they are pretty cool. Where did you find a DIY LED kit? And are you using the Hagen filter that came with it?
How long has the tank been set up?
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Old 11/18/2009, 11:49 AM   #11
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I was looking at one of these yesterday in the LFS.
Tempting!

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Old 11/18/2009, 03:38 PM   #12
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If you guys go to the Planted Tank Forum (plantedtank.net or something), there's a pretty good thread going on this tank. There's some good info on modding the lights. I saw someone ask where to get the LED's...they cover that over there.

If it's okay to link it, I'm subscribed to that thread, so I can pull it up pretty easy...mods??


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Old 11/18/2009, 05:03 PM   #13
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That would be helpful.

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Old 11/18/2009, 07:21 PM   #14
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http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pl...ge-thread.html


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Old 11/18/2009, 08:38 PM   #15
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Cool Thanks

Thanks Amanda.
I've been looking all over for ideas on upgrading the lights... before I get the tank. Now I just might! I peruse that forum too. Didn't ever think to look there too!


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Old 11/21/2009, 10:37 AM   #16
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Picture of my Edge taken about a month ago.




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Old 11/21/2009, 10:54 AM   #17
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Picture of my Edge taken about a month ago.

your tank is absolutely amazing!!! its so simple yet colorfull. what light are you running?


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Old 11/22/2009, 01:51 AM   #18
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Picture of my Edge taken about a month ago.

WW... you MUST describe the lighting/build, in detail! Best looking Edge I've ever seen!


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Old 11/22/2009, 05:08 AM   #19
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I have one of these set up as FW.....nice little tank but the light does suck.


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Old 11/22/2009, 12:09 PM   #20
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reefboy & Cali,
thanks for the kind words. More pictures and updates here:

http://www.cvreefers.org/showthread.php?t=13691


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Old 11/22/2009, 02:29 PM   #21
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nice and clean tank


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Old 11/22/2009, 05:49 PM   #22
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Just read up on the tank, cool build! OT, but what kind of camera are you using?


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Old 11/25/2009, 08:12 AM   #23
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MDT.. That tank looks awesome!!

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Old 11/25/2009, 10:08 AM   #24
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Makes me want to get one!


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