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    SigEpLucas Nano Reefer VIP Member

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    Just browsing around and saw that aquatraders has some pretty incredible prices on a lot of things but that a lot of people didn't like them and they had kind of a bad rep?

    Any insight into this?

    Thanks
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    They do have a bad rep, and it's because they sell cheaper Chinese knock offs. So their products are (generally) of poorer quality.

    There are a lot of people that have bought lights and skimmers from them and are very happy. You can save a ton of money. I've never ordered from them, so I can't say firsthand how they are, but I've heard good and bad about them.
     
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    Lots of people are starting to get equipment from them...I've had a t5 system from them myself. All of the negative was years ago, since then, I believe they have remodified their lights. There is that saying "you get what you pay for", but I like them and may get the 30in mh from them.
     
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    thats actually what I was about to buy was the 30 inch halide, i've gone cheaper on some things and not been happy, but i want to make the upgrade to mh lighting and just don't have that much extra cash to do so...
     
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    Funny, I see them in the magazines and I also posted them in my thread. Im looking at this model:


    Odyssea 30" 380W Metal Halide System with Power Compact
     
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    winyfrog Yep!

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    I ordered from them about 3 years ago. I had a terrible experience and will never order from them again. I had a light that about burnt my house down! and when it came time to fix the issues they never returned my call.

    It was an odyssea light fixture. thats my 2cents...
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    That's what Odyssea fixtures have been known to do. They started quite a few house fires. Supposedly, the problem was fixed and the fixtures they sell now do not have that problem.
     
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    I would need to get confirmation that they have re-engineered the product before I buy it giving this info...
     
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    I believe they have resolved their issues.
     
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