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  1. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Just wondering has anyone used the turbo sea 1270c pump by coralife? I just set mine up and it seems really loud. Has anyone else had this problem? How did you correct it?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    howdy all. I need some help with the plans for building my sump. here's the specs 90 gallon sump external return pump: velocity T1 - up to 95 gallon tank internal return pump: mag 5- up to 55 gallon frag tank Bubble master 200 skimmer - internal does best in 10 inches of water kent float...
  3. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    So here is my plan for my tank. It is going to be a 90 gallon reef tank... 4 feet long by 2 feet high by 18" deep. I am a Junior in college and I had this idea to install a tank in my apartment (first floor so the ground is very sturdy). I am building a bar in our sunroom and decided to put the...
  4. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    After being out of the game for a few years i am going to finally start a new tank. It is a 75 gallon with the aspirations to SPS dominate tank. I have had the tank for a few years and never did anything with it (due to lack of time). I just ordered the overflow from life reef and expect it to...
  5. 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...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    My 75E has sprung a leak (probably a result of the move to below the 220 stand). All bulkhead fittings were tight and dry as well as the corner seams. I was planning to replace it eventually but this forces the issue. I have a 100 gallon rubbermaid container that will be used. I plan to used the...
  7. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    I went down to Madison today, and picked up another skimmer, it is a Euroreef 5-2 i think. I am trying to look it up on their site right now. So now I have my RS-80 and a 5-2?, on 220 gallons of water. I will get pictures up in a couple days. I can't wait to do a gate valve mod and a mesh mod on...
  8. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Just wanted to see what everyone's preference was in regards to return pumps before I drill my sump. So what are the pros and cons of in sump verses external and which do most prefer?
  9. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    As I have said before I sanded my formerly black painted pine stand down to raw wood, remade the pine doors and stained them as well... Here's how that all turned out
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I'm thinking about some mods to my sump, and looking for input whether they will actually work. My sump is pictured below (stock photo). it is pretty much taking up all the space under my tank and the ASM G2 takes up most of the room on the left side. 1. The first thing is I'm going to raise...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Do I need one of these? This IS different from a sump,right? Thats all they have at the LFS for sale. ><((((">
  12. General classifieds
    little giant external return pump model # 4M D-SC if I remember it is 850 or 950 GPH thermo overload protected 2-3 years old still works great I tore down my 155 reef tank. $ 85.00 shipped to US PM me if interested
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone! As most of you know I've had an ongoing battle this week with my sump! I have a 150 with allot of live rock I have no idea how much but will try to post a pic to give you an idea. Ive been here for over an hour trying to get the leval correct on my over flow so that my tank is full...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I need help picking a external return pump for my new tank (when it get it). The tank is going to be a 110gallon R/R 48X18X30 and the stand is the same 30" high. I'm going to make my own sump 36X12x14 but thats next weeks thread. Where I need help is: what brand is very quite and what GPH...
  15. Classifieds - TCMAS Members Only
    I need a new skimmer. More accurately, my buddy justin needs a new skimmer, as the tf-1000 we bought for him is all busted up. So, sell him my working TF-1000 and upgrade! I really would like it to be able to run externally, as in out of sump. thats how i have my tf-1000 set up now. So... for my...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Will this work for a chiller 1/3 hp artica....Im trying to decide how to push the water through the system....I was thinking of pulling water out of one of the black line in the aquarium through to the pump through the chiller and back up through the tank through the other black tubing???will...
  17. TCMAS
    I need a sump and I was wondering if anyone had a plastic one or something. I dont have much $$, but have some goodies to trade. I dont need much, just something that will fit a TF-1000 w/ OR pump. I will use an external return pump so I only need the skimmer to fit. I also need one with a...
  18. DIY Forum
    So I was thinking about buying a water pump from lowes and a large trash can to mix and add my water, my only question is; do I need to buy the expensive "salt water pumps" from pet stores or is the cheapy from lowe's fine? "trying to afford my hobby and my wife...." Tony
  19. General classifieds
    For Sale: 125 gal All-Glass drilled - filled and running until yesterday - no problems, never leaked, no scratches on glass Sump (A-Miracle, bioballs removed) Skimmer in sump: Red Sea Berlin 25-250gal hang-on or in-sump model. GenX Mak-4 external return pump Custom-built cabinet/stand (a...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I did a test fill today and all of my overflow box bulkheads leak :( also two leaks on the piping underneath where I did couplings. No biggie Silicone comes out tomorrow :) PS> if any one is building there own sump REMEMBER TO USE FLEXIHOSE LIKE THEY USE ON SINK DRAINS..... PVC SUCKS BIG...
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