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  1. Skimmers & other filtration
    I just set up a 40g, and i am using a cpr bak pak with an accella pump that came with it. its noisy, and a bit of a rttling noise is coming from the powerhead. i have heard reports of this setup being totally silent, is there anything i can do?
  2. General classifieds
    Have a slightly used CPR Bak Pak Dual skimmer and a brand new Eshoppes Overflow that I'm looking to trade for a in-sump skimmer.
  3. Skimmers & other filtration
    I am looking to buy a Nano Cube CF quad, but was wondering it the CPR BAK PAK fits on the back. Also, what light would be good to turn the filter box into a refugium. I know many people don't like the idea but I want a refugium for nutrient export and pod growth. Gonna grow chaeto and I'm...
  4. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hello all, New the Forum, but have been reading all your informative posts for a while now. I have a 47 gallon FW that I'm going to convert to a SW FOWLR. I'm looking for a good HOB skimmer that is affordalbe. I think I've narrowed my choices to the CPR Bak Pak 2 or the Octopus BH-100. I...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    i put a bak pak 2 skimmer w/ 226gph and a hydor 600gph powerhead in my 50gal tank yesterday. im now waiting on my live rock (about 60 lbs). should that be sufficient water movement/filtration? i wanted to put a sand bed across the bottom, but have heard contrary ideas about it. how long until i...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    just started a new 75 gal reef tank and wondering my chooses on protein skimmers, was looking for a HOB skimmer and was asking for reviews or comments on the cpr bak paks or the dual pak. any info is greatly appreciated
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hello again ... Its clueless Jenn First off I swear I read books before I started this project :) But I think I'm starting a diatom bloom its covering my LR and starting on my pump and filter . My question is is it going to kill anything in my tank I have Zoo's and two fire fish . Thanks...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    :help: about a tank that I haven't even bought yet :) Before I get out there and start shopping, I wanted to get some suggestions about equipment....specifically, I'd like to know: type/brand filter type/brand lights (how many's good?) skimmer (cpr bak pak a good one?) do i need a wavemaker...
  9. Seahorses & Pipefish
    I have a 29 gallon fish tank with stand, I have an emperor Bio-wheel 280 power filter, and bak pak 2 protein skimmer. I want to turn it into a seahorse tank. 29 gallon to small should I get 55 gallon? The biowheel to strong for the seahorses? How much live rock 1.5 or 2 LBS per gallon...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    What is the best Hang on Skimmer I can get? I have a 72 Gal tank (non drilled) and I would like to get a good skimmer for it. My last tank had a Deltec IN it but due to the new lighting and this one being a bow front it will not fit, so I need to go to a hang on. I have seen the Deltec...
  11. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    My wife and I are putting together a wish list for our new 100 gallon TruVu aquarium. We have put together the following list of possibly compatible species from looking at compatibility charts and going to practically every aquarium shop in the greater Sacramento area: 1) Lionfish (couple...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    So i have determined my skimmer is crap. It is a 6 year old us aquarium system skimmer with a rio 600. It doesnt collect anything. My nitrate have been going up over time and i really get nothing from this skimmer. anyway i dont not wanta remora again. i had one before and it was terrible. It...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone. I am new here. My name is Gary. All my life I had freshwater tanks. Now i have decided to take a big jump into making a saltwater tank. I have emptied out my freshwater tank and cleaned it out. I would like to know how to set up my tank. This is what I have: 55 Gal tank Emperor...
  14. nano build off 2008
    well my plans are a 10 gal tank with some corals :lol: I have a tank (somewhere in my basement) I plan on DIY almost everything on it so if I can figure out a decent DIY skimmer I'll add it more to come once I get home and layout my supplies
  15. Seahorses & Pipefish
    Hello, I'm looking at protein skimmers for my seahorse tank (not set up yet). I'm worried about having too much flow, the protein skimmer I like the look of says 'recommended with a 2400lph pump' and is suitable for tanks up to 400L. Well the tank I have is 130L. What I want to know is does it...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Ok here is what I have ph-8.0-8.2 no3 over 50ppm calcium 392 dkh-6.4 akk-2.29 iodide-.06 iodate and iodine-.01 strontium-10 po4-.02 or less ammonia-.01 or less nitrite-0 can someone help me figure out why my nitrates are so high. please
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Well first we talked about the tissue damage on the green open brain i got. it actually seems to be getting smaller. and to my surprize i found my tank raised clow hosting in it this morning. And i dont mean for like 5 min either. He was in it for hours. Next is the issue i was having with my...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I know this topic is discussed often... I have been searching and reading past threads about it.. just wanted to get some input about it from some of our current members...so please humor me with any info you can about this subject... Does everyone out there do this with new fish? I currently...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    My wife offered to get me a nano to start a reef in for Christmas. I was just looking for some suggestions on what you think would be the best things for me to ask Santa for. It will probably be less than 20g and set up for soft and LPS corals.
  20. General classifieds
    CPR BAK PAK with pump, bubble and surface attachment $50 + shipping from 10970 SOLD!
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