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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I am about to install plumbing from my RODI setup/Mixing station in my garage to my DT. I am looking for a good external pump for mixing and pumping water to the display. Does anyone know any good brands? How much flow i might need? The distance from my garage is about 50ft with 6-7ft of rise...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have always used a internal return pump. My new sump is plumbed for a external I know heat transfer from a internal pump is one of the disadvantages but what else is the advantage or disadvantage between the two?
  3. Marine Depot
    Return Pump Rundown: What You Need to Know Get the lowdown on submersible, external, DC controllable, magnetic drive and direct drive pumps in our latest video installment.
  4. General classifieds
    I have an iwaki pump for sale...I had it on one of my closed loop systems but wanted more random flow and didn't want to spend 500 on an oceansmotions to make that happen so I replaced this will some powerheads I also have 2 eductors that I had on this system I can throw in if wanted..the exact...
  5. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Has anyone set up a wavemaker or timer system using external pumps? I am pretty sure I can make it work with some mag drive pumps, I just wonder what flow rate I need for a 75 gal system? I would use 1 inch bulkheads and returns on two external pumps controlled by a duo timer.
  6. General Reef Discussion
    :fish:Ok, sorry in advance for making this long but want to be sure I include the pertinent info. I am looking to add a sump to my 200 gal reef tank, as I have now learned the benefits of a protein skimmer and refug. Prior to this revelation, I had bacterial algae that was killing everything and...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone using an external pump to drive two returns through a separate "tee"? If so, how did you plumb the external pump from the outgoing flow of the sump below the show tank? I am sending the return water to two separate tanks, which feed a common sump. Any advice greatly appreciated! Thanks.
  8. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    Ok so I have a few questions. Is it possible to plumb an external return pump up and over the top of a sump tank or does the tank need to be drilled? can the front and back be drilled or just the ends? If I do have to drill does anybody own drill bits already? Other than that everything is going...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Does anyone have any suggestions on a quiet external pump? I am currently running a Gen-X 100. The pump is working well, but it's far from quiet. I haven't used any other external pumps, so I don't really have anything to compare it with. Or maybe you have suggestions on how it kill some of...
  10. General classifieds
    I am breaking down a 150g reef, but before I do, I have to get all of my live rock sold! Very nice coraline-covered rock, ~100+ #s. Just $2 per pound. All nice hsapes and sizes, no softballs here! Also have brand new Aquamedic Reefdoser Twin for $200 and a Little Giant 5-MD-SC for $125...
  11. General classifieds
    I have a brand new reeflo dart 3600gph pump for sale, it's still in the box and has never been wet. Looking for $195 for it Thanks
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