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  1. Best Investment Ever!
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    I hated changing socks every couple days. I would either forget or not have a clean one ready in time. I hated socks so much I stopped using them all together and ran sockless for 9 months. Until this compact version came out. I ordered it the first week it was available and I’m so glad I did. This was the best investment ever. I’m amazed with the build quality of these units. Plug and play out of the box. I did have to reverse the emergency overflow bulk head as i didn’t have enough room between the skimmer and the roller mat to fit them both in the first compartment. But a very quick flip and it fits perfect. If you are on the fence about this product I would say to stop thinking about it and buy one immediately. You won’t be disappointed. If I can get 2-3 months out of one roll then that’s less money, time and effort vs filter socks. For around $6 a month to run the roll it’s absolutely worth it. I’m so happy with this product, thanks to Bulk Reef Supply for everything they do!

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  2. WOW
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    So, when I first saw these idea for roller mat sumps a couple years ago I was in awe. Now seeing this compact unit, that easily just sits or hangs on the side of your sump at a very reasonable cost I had to give it a try. I have always used sub 50 micro socks and sometime will rotate in even 10 or 5 micro socks to super polish the water. Needless to say on my 90G system these socks dont last very long before they need changed, ranging from 1 day to 2 for an older sock that has been washed a couple times. I really did not mind changing socks but my job will require me to travel worldwide in 2019 and my wife does not enjoy changing socks, thus a new roller mat and after I saw this bad boy and decided lets give it a try.

    It got here before advertised as I was in no super rush but I was still delighted to see it on my front stoop. The unit is bigger then I thought it would be but it will will hangon/sit within a 20L I tested it on so that size or larger will work fine for sumps. It took all of 3 minutes to pull the drain line from the sock holder and place it in the tapered inlet. I plugged the unit in and as I have highly polished water already the water level has stayed low thus far. There is a button to manually advance the felt on the back side and that works well.

    The instructions indicate that the felt insert will last 3 to 4 months. I doubt that but maybe it is true. If I get 30 days out of each refill I will be extremely happy and any over that will be a bonus.

    I also like the clean look this have given my sump over the dirty overflowing sock if I wait to long and the noise. The roller mat seems to be built well and is such a basic idea I am kicking myself for not jumping into the scene earlier. I am happy with the Brand though and look forward to many sock free days ahead! I will update this post should I have any issues.

    If your thinking about it, its is a great buy, wont regret it.

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  3. Amazing!!! Best thing to happen to my sump.
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    I am so happy that I got this roller-mat. It came assembled so it was super easy to install. Getting rid of my filter socks is going to make me enjoy this hobby even more. My tank is looking better, I was using the course filter socks so it wasn't trapping the fine detritus. The filter roller traps very small particles and advances flawlessly when it gets spent.
    I am in love!!!! I would recommend this in a second.

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  4. Update to flow
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    Now that this has been running for over a week I have been able to up my flow to 500gph and am using about 2-3 inches of fleece a day. I guess that my water had a lot more gunk in it than I thought. I would have to say this has been one of the best purchases for my tank since I got the Apex system.

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  5. Amazing amount of gunk not going into tank
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    This unit functions very well and appears to be well built and very sturdy. The legs that come with it are useless unless you have a very shallow sump. The hang on tank clip on the side works great. I have a full Apex system and can tell you if you try to put 500 gph through it you will go through the paper in about a week. I have dialed my Cor20 back to have about 350gph which seems to be a good compromise. I have used about 10" of fleece per day and the fleece is VERY dirty. I stopped running socks about a year ago due to having to change 3 socks twice a week and hearing the constant complaints of "those disgusting things" in the washing machine. The water is noticeably cleaner and the price of the fleece is well worth it.

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