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Old 06-23-2012, 02:43 AM   #16
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I just got my GLA Regulator and Atomic Diffusor, both are simply amazing.
Tons of tiny bubbles!
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Old 06-23-2012, 02:47 AM   #17
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It seems like it would work better right under the filter intake so there is less gas wasted.

The regulator looks perfect for a smaller tank and is the kind of gear you leave out on display.
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Old 06-23-2012, 11:21 AM   #18
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I got one for sale if anyone is interested. Just throwing it out there
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Old 06-24-2012, 04:19 AM   #19
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I got one for sale if anyone is interested. Just throwing it out there
How come you're selling it? Not happy with it? I'm actually looking to place an order for the atomic regulator asap.
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Old 06-24-2012, 07:30 PM   #20
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No I loved it was a really great starter reg. I am switching because I recently bought a 12 long so I got a good deal on I viktor reg to run both aquariums off of a 5lb tank. If you're interested in mine let me know. Only had for like 4 months running on my 20 long and is in new condition. A 20oz tank lasted me like 2 months pumping a ton using the in tank atomic diffuser and just recently ran one of the in line atomics with it on my 2213.
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Old 06-24-2012, 07:34 PM   #21
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Isn't this single stage?
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Old 06-24-2012, 11:56 PM   #22
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No I loved it was a really great starter reg. I am switching because I recently bought a 12 long so I got a good deal on I viktor reg to run both aquariums off of a 5lb tank. If you're interested in mine let me know. Only had for like 4 months running on my 20 long and is in new condition. A 20oz tank lasted me like 2 months pumping a ton using the in tank atomic diffuser and just recently ran one of the in line atomics with it on my 2213.
Thanks, but I'd rather just order from GLA. And I think you may have a paintball one, I need the CGA320 version. The reason I haven't ordered yet is exactly the reason you mentioned - I just can't make up my mind between the atomic and a traditional regulator, in case I want to run two tanks off one CO2 cylinder in the future.
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Old 06-26-2012, 02:54 AM   #23
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Old 06-27-2012, 12:12 AM   #24
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I ordered my Atomic regulator V3 last night, and it shipped today. Super excited! I need to go buy a tank now, and I'll post when I get it set up in 1-2 weeks.
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Old 06-27-2012, 12:20 AM   #25
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Isn't this single stage?
Everything orlando sells is single stage i think.

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Everything orlando sells is single stage i think.

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He has one dual stage. But, from what I've read recently, end of tank dump isn't an issue with ALL single stage regulators. as long as you have a decent quality set-up, it shouldn't be an issue.
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I have one of there single stage regs and run my tank empty by axident all the time and never had an eotd.

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Old 07-09-2012, 12:09 AM   #28
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My Atomic V3 Regulator has arrived! I was not prepared for how small it would be. It's really sleek, solid, and well-built. I'm glad I opted for this instead of a traditional two-gauge industrial regulator. I thought I'd post some pics for those who are interested. In the last pic you can see it installed on a 5 lb tank.

FWIW, Orlando has been amazing. I was setting it up this afternoon, I had a few questions, he answered each one within a few minutes, and is always happy to do so even when the questions are basic or a little dumb. For me, it was well worth spending a bit extra (ok, double) for this one vs. the Aquatek for the peace of mind, ease of use and awesome support.









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Old 07-09-2012, 12:28 AM   #29
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That is sleek. I wanna buy just b/c it looks so good.
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:52 AM   #30
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That is actually bigger than I thought they were.
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