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  1. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    OK ladies and gentleman, i need some ideas, input, advice and help with working up a C2C overflow for my tank.... 240g 96" long x 29" deep x 19" tall posting some pics for reference of what i have at this time, and just because we all love pics....:dance:
  2. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Howdy! I am designing my next system to be 6/7'x3'x2 peninsula style tank having a CLS provide the circulation. Reeflo Hammerhead will power the CLS and a GenX 40 will power sump/return. There will be a SSB with all the rock up on a DIY acrylic rod stand. The overflow will be a coast to coast...
  3. DIY Forum
    Hi all! My name's Joe and this is my first time here at TFT. That being said, my tank is a 220 gallon acrylic that is drilled for a closed loop system. It had two 3" wide holes in the overflow with bulkheads on the left side of the tank with another 3", with two 1 3/4" holes below that. On...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I'm installing CLS in both my 55 and 125 but they're serving different purposes in each. I'd love some links sites or gallary's that have pics/descriptions of there CLS. I'm just looking for inspiration. I have some ideas on how to plumb mine, but the more i see before I drill the better...
  5. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    I'm setting up a new system 65 G and can't decide which system to go with can anybody tell me the good and bad of each thanks.
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I have decided to build a closed loop system for my 175. I am new to CLS. If you have a CLS, I would love to take a look at your work. Please post some pictures and any pro's, cons and "if you could do it all over again" stuff. Thanks! :beer:
  7. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    http://www.exoticreefs.us/er_orig/repository/tubs/tubs_starbright.html this was the acro im hunting. no longer available through tubs im afraid, but it exists somewhere, out there, in the starbright universe. and i will get it some how some way. heres another, not a "have to have" like the...
  8. NFMAS Member Tanks
    Hey guys I have a friend down south that is selling this tank and stand for 1900. 3500. for everything. It's acrylic not glass. Its 10'x2'x2' I am thinking about buying it. It has an aluminum frame, what do you think about that? He got this tank from Germany so everything is in German. All the...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    thinking about adding a closed loop on my 100 gallon to keep from having so many power heads...the tank will have a variety of coral but mostly soft for now...i plan to border the top of my tank with pvc and splice off of it every so often to a lockline i think they are called..i hear alot about...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I will be starting a new build in the next month or so and was wondering a few thing that maybe all of you could help me with. First off I have been reefing for only a short while 2 1/2 years. So there is still a lot to learn. I am looking for a tank in the 80 to 100 gallon range because that is...
  11. DIY Forum
    this is my tank. ...the is how much room i have behind my tank. ..i would like to get rid of as much dead areas as possible without adding 30 power heads....i would like to have a return pump as the power heads with pvc around the sides or however you all think is best. i know its asking a...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Well my female perc finally bullied my last firegobie to death:poke:.Woke up the other morning and no gobie. Waited........waited......waited.....yup no gobie. Usually takes a sec for them to come out but nope. And no trace of him! I mean I got lots of space through the back to look through and...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    :confused: I AM SETTING UP A 21OG REEF TANK, I HAVE TWO WAVEY SEA'S IN THE BACK AND TWO TUNZIE IN THE FRONT TWO CORNERS, MY QUESTION IS WHAT SIZE PUMP WOULD BE SUITABLE FOR THE WAVY SEA'S? :help: THANKS EVERYONE.
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I have a question about Sea Apple behavior. Please spare me the "they'll nuke your tank" comments, as I fully understand the chances I have taken. (IMO I think most, only most not all, are made up or caused by powerheads) Anyways, I have had my Apple for about two weeks now. It made its way to...
  15. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Our external GenX PCX-30 pump from our sump back to the tank sprung a leak. What pump type would everyone recommend? We want quiet and good quality. Tank specs: 125 gal reeftank with SPS, LPS and softies. We currently have a PCX 40 running from the chiller back into a closed loop system in...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone! Well, my fiance and I have finally decided to take the leap and get into the hobby. Over the past couple of months we've tossed the idea back and forth and have decided to order ourselves a nice 92g corner aquarium. Our goal is to build up a reef tank with an emphasis on...
  17. Margaritaville
    Waffles and coffie are ready just pop in the microwave to warm up the waffles. Well i am tired . its time for bed but i cant sleep. got to wait till at least 4am (its 2am now ). My lil dams has a great house ! a Sea Shell my bro gave me lol ! i was looking at my tank with no lights and could...
  18. Margaritaville
    Good Morning Stooges!:wavey: Broken toes hurt worse the second day!
  19. Margaritaville
    :wavey: Morning! Still sick, you all have a great weekend... I'm going to go to work!
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Alright, so tax returns are right around the corner! This year its going to be a 120g 48x24x24 double cube lol, afterall that is why I claim Single 0 all year long lol. I love the depth of my current 24x24x24 cube, but I dislike how its not long enough. I think the 120 will solve that, while...
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