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Old 27-05-2011, 12:09 AM   #1
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Question Is jebo 838 a good buy

Due to budget constraint thinking of getting a jebo 838 for my 3ft planted tank. Hope to get some feedback before i commit myself. My main concern is it have to be silent and has self priming features. Sharing of the pros and cons of this model will be much appreciated.
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Old 27-05-2011, 11:15 AM   #2
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pros
cheap
spare parts readily available at most LFS
quiet
self priming
good flow rate

cons
higher wattage
might not last at long as similiar models and brands


might have missed out on a few points, bros, do back me up
but these are the main points at come to my mind when i think about jebo.
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Old 27-05-2011, 11:58 PM   #3
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thanks bro that was a big help. Something that i overlook was the wattage. Will look up the website to find out actual wattage.
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Old 28-05-2011, 02:36 AM   #4
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eheim's wattage is much lower, so perhaps in the long run, the cost of eheim vs jebo would even out..
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If he wide of your tank is large, I would go for a 838 and maybe a 800lph flowrate canister to add filtration to it.
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Old 10-06-2011, 09:09 AM   #6
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imo go for a eheim. even when you decide to tear down ya unit you might put it to use again. i had bad experience with other brands.
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Old 15-06-2011, 11:34 PM   #7
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i have been using an atman ever since i started this hobby 5 years back. no problems since then, and easy to prime. some have had bad experience priming jebo.
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Old 28-07-2011, 08:30 AM   #8
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Yes go for a Ehiem, I have other brands flooding my living room with pump failure
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Old 28-07-2011, 08:56 AM   #9
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Yes go for a Ehiem, I have other brands flooding my living room with pump failure
In the 1st place your equipments should be have been designed to flood once there is power failure.


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Yes go for a Ehiem, I have other brands flooding my living room with pump failure
Even my brand new Ehiem flooded during a power trip last year... so it applies all brands i feel...
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