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post #31 of 76 (permalink) Old 03-10-2013, 03:56 AM
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I paid 106 plus shipping. I'd take 90 + 10 for shipping and insurance. Never even been connected to the tubing or seen water.

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May I ask what route you're going and why?
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I decided to get two sets. Im buying 2 sets of the Aquatic Magic 9mm pipes. Also buying two sets of the Cal Aqua flexus sets. I'm keeping 2 Cal aqua inflows and 2 AquaticMagic outflows. 2 Cal Aqua outflows and 2 AquaticMagic inflows will be sold.

I really like the Do aqua pipes, but I want ones with suction cups. I'd rather have 2 sets of lily pipes than one. Thats the main reason i'm switching.

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Despite all my craziness on this thread, I'm leaning toward the cal aqua ones as well. I like how the outflow keeps close to the wall it's mounted on. I feel like it creates less of a distraction. Are you waiting for gla to have them in as well?

What makes you want the aquatic magic outflows?
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I agree with that. I emailed cal aqua directly, they will sell to you only if GLA is out of stock. I have had the Cal Aqua ones before. I did like them, but they do push water towards the soil. If you situated them right they don't, but they slide back down and do it again.

The aquatic magic ones interest me because its small and it looks like it points upwards. I know the cal aqua inflow is good, and the aquatic magic looks small with a nice flow upward.
It just depends on how you want to run it. I see benefits to all of different types, just matters what you want to do.

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Have you installed them yet or waiting to receive them? I'd love to see how they look. Are you putting them on your mini-m?
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The do aqua? Or cal aqua and aquatic magic

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you guys need to look into the gush line that darketsky carries. high quality pieces at an affordable price. they are very popular in other parts of the world, just recently coming to the states.

They have a few pieces suitable for nanos that accomplish different things. If you're already looking at the doaqua line, they are of comparable quality. I'd say better than cal aqua having owned all 3 (thicker borosilicate glass than calaqua)
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Also, does anyone know if it's okay to place the pipes elsewhere other than the sides? I'm thinking of putting the outflow on the back right facing forward and the inflow on the back left.
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The do aqua? Or cal aqua and aquatic magic
The cal aqua/aqua magic
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you guys need to look into the gush line that darketsky carries. high quality pieces at an affordable price. they are very popular in other parts of the world, just recently coming to the states.

They have a few pieces suitable for nanos that accomplish different things. If you're already looking at the doaqua line, they are of comparable quality. I'd say better than cal aqua having owned all 3 (thicker borosilicate glass than calaqua)
I did actually. I didn't look further into it because I couldn't find a diagram showing measurements of the pipes.
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Pwolfe, do you know where I can get such information?
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I have some pics at the beginning on my journal in my sig.

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I've seen your thread. Arent those the cal aqua pipes? I meant your aquatic magic and cal aqua set.
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That is the cal aqua set. I haven't ordered the new stuff yet.

I can't find any gush lily pipes that will fit in a mini m.

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