Nano Tank Quesion

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    mikemirve

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    Hi
    I saw this nano cube on craig's list is there anything you guys can see that is wrong with this nano tank? Its a 12 g tank comes with heater timer but no bio balls
    I am new to aquariums so any help would be appericated
     

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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Does it come with a powerhead? There should be a little pump in the back chamber of the tank.

    If not, it's still fine. They are good little tanks. It's a good thing it doesn't come with bioballs, those are generally not a good idea in saltwater anyways.

    How much is being asked for the tank? It comes with the stand too, I assume?
     
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    it is only $75 for tank im deciding to use my own stand ill ask him if there is a power head i assume there is because he said "it works perfectly"
     
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    There should also be a flow spout. From the pics I dont see one.
     
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    is the flow spout expensive?
     
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    Looks like it may have broke off, and was replaced with some blue tubing. In the last chamber behind that tubing should be a small return pump that pushes the water back into the tank.
     
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    I noticed that blue tube also. Looks sketchy. If you find out that it works fine or is replaceable, then it looks all good.
     
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    mng777777 Shark Wrangler Wannabe

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    He needs to clean his garage!
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    If a piece seems to have been broken off, I'd check for leaks before taking it. Otherwise, looks fine....except the garage, like Justin so kindly pointed out ;)
     
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    That's a great deal for the tank and I'd take the stand if I were you too!
     
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    little_fish Moderator

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    Ya, if it doesnt leak, i would risk $75 on that. I think you could fix anything that might be broke for a whole lot less than what it would cost new.

    But what about the lighting on that thing? That would be my biggest concern
     
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    fastrd400 It wasn't me! Moderator

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    You should be able to find anything and everything you might need for it here. If not, contact them, they are pretty cool people.
    JBJ Nano Cubes
     
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    thanks guys i appericiate all the help
     
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    :question:Did you get it? :question:
     
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    no im going tonight at 7pm
     
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    Waddi Shenanigans? VIP Member

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    More pictures when you get it mate, leak test as well! :D
     
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    I got more pictures to further explain the blue modified flow spout
    thanks for your help guys i just dont want to get conned
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