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  1. Reefing Equipment
    Building a 40 breeder sump for a 180 build and will have a sro 3000 so should I make the baffles 6.5 inches and have a shallow sump or have them taller and put the skimmer on a stand?
  2. Lighting
    Whats up guys, I'm new to this hobby. I've taken over this fish tank setup from a friend of mine. After having it as a Fish only tank for 4 months I want to move into Corals now. I've done all my research but I'm having dificulty with the lighting. I know that I need 2 watts for every gallon and...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I am going to be buying a new tank soon. I was planning on getting a 125 but the more I look I am leaning toward a nice 210 I found. The issue is that this tank is 30" deep. I currently have 2 Nova Extreme Pro lights that I want to still use. As many of you know I don't like the shimmer of MH...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I'm bored because I am between addresses and don't have a tank to soak up my time.... So I'm about to use my old 20L and build a new sump to use once I get settled in. I have always messed with nanos and never used/needed a skimmer. How tall should I leave the main section of the sump in...
  5. Lighting
    I'm looking to set up my first saltwater tank. I've done quite a bit of research and have read in a few places that tank depth is a bigger factor to consider for lighting than the watts/gallon ratio. I'm looking to set up more of a shallow tank, either 13" or 17", my question was if the 4"...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hey Guys, Been testing my sump in the past week and I have encountered a Problem. Here is my sump: First, the problem I am having. In the first picture, I have lowered the water to a level that the skimmer actually sucks in air and does its job. You can see that it is about 2.5"...
  7. Skimmers & other filtration
    Greetings all, I need to know if anyone knows the relationship between the skimmer box and water depth. If the skimmer is sitting on bottom, how deep should the water around it be to work properly? No Instructions, and I've seen many configurations but I am looking for a starting point.
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