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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I'm new to the saltwater side of aquarist and i've been hearing a lot about bio balls being bad and being good. My question is as follows... Is there any truth to this? Also is a wet dry rack in sump okay for saltwater?
  2. Skimmers & other filtration
    I will be moving my 180g down stairs and framing it into the wall. I got 2 new wet drys and a skimmer. I have read that bio balls just create more nitrates in the water, does anyone use bio balls? If not what do you use if anything?
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, Wish I'd done a little further research before the setup of this tank. At 30 days old my nitrates are primarily setting at 20ppm and moving to 30 by the end of a week. I've been reading about bb and I'm wondering if this is the problem. Knowing that this is a young tank wiith a small...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    im setting up a 10g sump in a 30g long... never set up a sump befor and i finaly think i got the concept. I'm drilling and having an internal overflow box. It runs down into the sump which is filled with (here's the question) just live rock,sand and algaes(which kinds)?. I have a lot of live...
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