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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Guys, I am completely new to this forum so please excuse me if a very similar topic has been posted already, i was just hoping for some personal information to concentrate all thoughts into one. (also I'm from England so will be using different measurements) I have a 200 litre, (50...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    My Durso Standpipe in my overflow started making a peculating sound. Any idea what would cause this?
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Plastic Mesh Tube instead of Durso standpipe Hello EveryBody! I wanted to post this because I haven't seen ANYONE do this... I originally started a thread in the general discussion about rock rubble in my internal overflow... For my Internal Overflow drain tube, instead of the Durso...
  4. Large Systems
    Well, who am I kidding? It was bound to happen so why resist? Over the last few months the wife and I have talked about what would be my summer project this year since she knows that I HAVE to have something to occupy my time otherwise insanity sets in. I told her that my plan was to teach a...
  5. DIY Forum
    I recently replaced my Wet Dry with a DIY sump and have got everything running the way I imagined. However, at this point I am still using the return hose from the Wet Dry to drain into my sump. I was hoping to replace this with PVC, so I made a trip to Home Depot and got the closest PVC...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I started to build my second aquarium after everything died in my first one. I have searched the forum found some Idea on a stand so I build it and I will post some pictures later. Now I'm trying to get everything finished so I can start putting water in. Before I had CLS but now I'm...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I have a couple of questions I started a saltwater tank 6 weeks ago....I left the bio balls in it and now my nitrates are going high... i removed them now will it be okay to add lr where the bio balls where?? will my tank have to cycle again? Filter is noisy without the balls in there..Please help
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hello I have been out of the hobby for over 5 years now and I'm looking to get back into it. I had a coupe of 90 gal tanks (one reef and one fish only) in the past. I'm now looking at a 150 to 215 sized tanks. I live in a dry climate and water will evaperate at a high rate which is my first...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Woohoo! I finally get to upgrade my tank!!! :banana: I currently have a 46 gal bowfront that we converted from fresh water to salt water last October and I've wanted to upgrade since like 2 weeks after we set it up! It was my first salt water tank and I got PC lighting for it not knowing that...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Can someone help me quiet the water noise from the bulkhead tubing? I am finally setting up my 150 gal with the sump in my basement. I have two 1" bulkheads which connect to 1.5 inch flexible hose. I ran the two hoses to a T fitting behind the tank where they connect to a single 1.5 inch...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I received my Octopus NW-200 last night. It is very large, but I managed to fit it under my stand. My tank is a 75 gal AGA RR. Both holes are drilled on the bottom and are close together. Do I want to make the return straight up or the drain straight down into the sump? Here is a picture how I...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Ah the first of many threads for the new tank. So here is the story. I have a 55 that is a work of learning, I started having no idea what I was doing, and now I know enough to be dangerous but not enought to be smart ;) So I wanna plan out this 95 so that I have the best chance of...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 950 gph max pump. My tank is 90 gallons with 90 pounds of rock. I was getting alot of noise from the drain outlet and the toilet flushing sound from the drain stand pipe. A couple of people told me to throttle down the pump to much gph for that drain. My question is does it make any...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I have the built in overflows on a 210 all glass aquarium that are hard plumbed into my wet room in the basement. I am using the standard AGA overflow kits. They are very noisy. Is there a way for me to quiet them down. Thanks Mike
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Ok I'm going to do a get valve mod this week end to my Octopus NW-200. I got this picture I'm going to use to copy the plumbing layout. My question is the valve is really high. Can I lower it to the sump water level? or just above. My sumps level is only about 6-8" and the vave is about 12-14"...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    So I took the proverbial plunge and ordered a 135-gallon tank yesterday. The new baby is 72"x18"x24 with a center trap overflow and a black back. SOOOOOOOOOOOO....what do you think I should do with it? Give me all your ideas on equipment, livestock, etc. Thanks in advance.
  17. General classifieds
    Now that my 220 gal tank is setup, it's time to sell my 125 gal tank w/ sump, stand, and canopy. I will be keeping all of my other equipment and will be using it on my new tank. My asking price for the tank, stand, canopy, and sump is $300 firm. I'm located in western WI. Here is a couple...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Well I just upgraded my return to a Eheim 1262 and now my hob overflow is super loud with the sound of rushing water. Do you guys know any tricks to drop the noise level a bit. Thanks...
  19. General classifieds
    We are taking down our 180g reef. Below is a price for everything we have. The tank is an in wall tank , so no stand. Everything is OBO and we will ship equipment at buyers expense. Nothing live will be shipped. Serious offers only. We are parting our but live stuff must be sold first. 5inch...
  20. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    We are taking down our 180g reef. Below is a price for everything we have. The tank is an in wall tank , so no stand. Everything is OBO and we will ship equipment at buyers expense. Nothing live will be shipped. Serious offers only. We are parting our but live stuff must be sold first. 5inch...
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