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  1. Reefing Equipment
    hi guys, So i fired my local fish guy that was maintaining my tank. He came highly recommend, but with in the last 8 months my tank never really got going. he killed countless fish and everything else in my tank. so i bought a book and read up. i noticed a lot of differences between what he...
  2. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    After looking at many pumps I am between : Ehiem Compact+ 2000 (adj to 528gph) $72 or Sicce Syncra 2.0 (adj to 568) $89 Both have great reviews but since this is only my second reef tank I'd like some input. Both brands come up countless times on this site and others as recommended with only...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Im new to saltwater and have a 26 Gl bowfront reef tank That I set up and cylcing since about a month. I read that so many people would not use canister filters due to trapping of waste which would cause nitrates to release in the water. I own an psk75 HOB Eshopps, 2 hydor pumpsnin the tank for...
  4. DIY Forum
    I need ideas to what I should turn my ehiem 2213 into for my reef tank... Mixed reef. I have been using it with ceramic beads, and sponges but I think it is fueling high nitrates. SO i want to make better use of it... Tank specs: est. 60lbs LR in DT + 5lbs. refugium 54g corner bow + 10g...
  5. Reefing Equipment
    Just picked up a koralia smart wave, I was going to set it up with my power heads, but the idea came to me to set it up with the main pump, is this okay? I feel like it could be bad, but don't know why. The main pump is an eheim 1260 which I have read is okay to use with wavemakers. Just not...
  6. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    I purchased a Mag 9.5 for the return on my new 50 gal with sump. I have a Octopus 150 skimmer which claims 530 GPH, so I am relizing the 9.5 may be a little overkill. My main concearn is heat and a little less concearn is noise. I have read the Eheims are cooler running than the mags. If so...
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