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    Monthly Archives for February 2008

    It was a very good month. Dig in. Every entry is a classic.

    chipping

    we received a call from our builder today regarding the stand…with the cold weather we’ve been having here in chicago,(-1F)  when routing the edges flush there was chipping in a corner….so it will not be ready till next week at the earliest as he wants to re-skin the entire base so it matches evenly. here’s […]

    new kz coral light

    korallen zucht has changed their coral light T5 tube, with an increase in the blue spectrum. the previous bulbs were described as ~10K with the newest version being ~14K (perhaps to differentiate from ati?) luckily for those 24 & 60in users these will be available in all wattages. most of the kz line has proven […]

    ATB | New HOB

    ATB has released their new cone hang on the back skimmer. Utilizing a hagen PH with a custom volute (and meshwheel) as well as a bubble plate to reduce turbulence. Although changes are likely to be made, it looks like another high performance skimmer from the Austrian line. 

    stand+plumbing

    the stand is currently being built and should be completed by next weekend. we went with all white laminate (no doors, but open back) with a recessed lower lip to allow easier access behind the tank.  it’s fairly large at 24x36x30….so it looks like a home depot van rental may be needed to get it […]