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I still have to cut the 5" acrylic tube as well as the 3/4" tube and then weld it all up.  I am using 3/8" threaded and barbed elbows for in/out ports.  It will be wrapped in rgbw leds but I am still waiting on those to be delivered.

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I do not think it will need all 70w but it has a controller that comes with it for full dimming control as well as color spectrum control.  I have a 28g jbj nanocube with a sump that I am looking forward to using the reactor on and see how well it does as the main source of filtration along with 1 CF of cermedia in the sump.

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Yeah I don’t have any pictures of it. I made a second version that I sell which has a much easier lid that removes and uses pvc instead of clear acrylic for the center tube. The acrylic center tube grows algae so using pvc prevents that


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I had one tossed one of these together, it works okay in my opinion.  Biggest issue is having it easy to clean otherwise it's just a nuisance. I don't really think they're worth it for medium to larger sized tanks.

I used this dimmer with these LEDS to handle the lighting.

I wound up using it on this reactor because it was free at some point.  Measured 4.3" L x 3.3" W x 13.0" H

The glow was annoying so I put put a cover with a zipper on it.  These Colder push-lock couplings were useful when cleaning it.

I debated recreating it with a better reactor for a while but it ultimately just got stored away.  If you have a nano AIO they're probably worth it, just try to get a nicer reactor that's easy to open while still waterproof.

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