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  1. Skimmers & other filtration
    So I have a 220 gallon tank cyceling right now with a 60 gallon sump, I am buying a AquaC EV-240 Protein Skimmer off someone for a good price. He is also selling me a mag 12 pump. All the sites say it needs a 12 or 18 to run. So my question is what kind of return pump do I need? I would assume I...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Resently bought a used 220 gallon tank with a stand and canopy. I than bought the guys lighting system off him a few weeks later. He paid well over 1000 for the lights. When he had the tank he just had the lights hanging over the tank with the canopy on. I absolutly want to keep the canopy and...
  3. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    I am now setting up a 220 gallon fish only tank. I currently have a 55 gallon with a dragon wrasse in it, 1 urchin, 1 tiger cowie, 1 turbo snail, and 2 different anemones. All will be moving to the new tank and I am also thinking these fish. Let me know if you see any problems or have any other...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 220 Gallon tank with a 60 Gallon Sump, I'm not sure what kind of pump I need to push the water back into the tank. Like the overflow rate or brand preference. Thanks
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Wondering about getting a bamboo shark or another type in a 220 gallon?
  6. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    Hello! Hello! I am Elise :) I am new here! I am looking to self educate on a shark tank. My husband and I are investing in a 220 gallon aquarium and are looking for someone to give us good pointers for a Bamboo Shark (aka Cat Shark) We want to do this RIGHT and proper. It drives me nuts to...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    its the 5th day of my cycle (220gal) and i just looked into tank and noticed thousands of tiny specs in tank, first time i have seen them and i look at my tank all the time.looked through this forum and found some info on what it could be (pods) but my levels are still off the chart. is this...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    upgrading from 75ga fish to a 220 reef, love all kinds of coral so not sure whats going in tank yet so i would like to plan for everything. bought so far: 220 perfecto 72x24x30 perfecto monteray stand 80 gal breeder tank 48x24x16 for refugium sump typhoon 111 extream ro/di unit sro octo 3000...
  9. Reefing Equipment
    I am in the process of getting a 220 gallon that is 6' long would the 6 or 8 bulb ati fixture be best thanks
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys, I am getting my roof done in the next few weeks and that got me thinking about the solar lights. I did as much research as I could and I will be giving it a try. Goals on this setup: Design an energy efficient tank using natural lighting and be mindful of electrical equipment...
  11. Tank Specs
    Hi everyone, I have had a 55 gallon saltwater tank setup for years all fish. I ran up on a guy selling a 220 gallon acrylic tank on craigslist with a 40 gallon sump. I wanted to show a few pictures and get your opinions on setup. The sump or wet dry filter has 4 chambers. Not sure what...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    As some of you may know, I'm building my own stand and canopy for a tank that I'm working on. And, I've wracked my brain trying to settle on a canopy design that will: match the wainscoting I'm building in the room, not need to be removed when I want to place new corals and/or perform general...
  13. Custom Canopy Sketchup

    Custom Canopy Sketchup

  14. Custom Canopy Sketchup

    Custom Canopy Sketchup

  15. General Reef Discussion
    So! I'm new to the forum but i have been surfing here for awhile! My name is Jared I'm 22 years old and I'm a new aerospace engineer for the military. I had a reef tank when i was about 17 and loved it so i got back into the hobby with a 220! I am pretty stoked about it and cant wait to finally...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Well I just joined this web site and is very helpful so far. New to salt water so I had a 55 gal laying around and started it up but once I seen a 210 gal I did not even want to put the money into that one. Moved what little I had to a 29 gal and lift it at that for a little while. Then traded...
  17. Lighting
    Would 624 watts of t5 be enough for a mixed reef tank with sps coral. I am thinking of getting two of these guys to put over my 220 gallon tank that is 72 inches long and 30 inches deep...
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