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  1. Marine Depot
    WOW! 40% off Filter Socks + 25% off Reactors After Fishmas Sale: 25-40% off select AquaMaxx products!
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Folks, for a few weeks now I have had a particulate matter floating in my tank. From a distance, the tank looks cloudy, and up close you can see tons of stuff in there. I made a quick video and stuck it on Youtube - hopefully that saves me having to inaccurately describe it (I need to re-do...
  3. The THINK Tank
    Since upgrading to my 100g I've used a variety of phosphate controller elements in my tank. For a while I placed Purigen and charcoal in the filter sock and recently added Chemipure Elite...only to see corals like Zoas, Kenya, Xenia, and Gorgonians have a variety of mostly negative reactions...
  4. Marine Depot
    VIDEO: Mechanical Filtration Tips & Tricks Today we're talking about mechanical filtration—the filter socks, pads and sponges that remove waste before it fouls your aquarium water quality.
  5. Marine Depot
    Easy upgrade for your NUVO or Fusion tank Innovative Marine 200 micron filter socks for NUVO and Fusion aquariums are now available exclusively at MD. Only $8.99 to $9.99 each!
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So my handy wife sewed me up some DIY filter socks. All I can say is THANK GOODNESS!! I can hear my television again!! (tank is next to couch). I had solved my micro bubble problem with a reverse durso before but not the sound of water rushing into the first chamber of the sump. Sooooooo...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    So my drain pipe is a PVC pipe that drops down into a rubbermaid tub. I'm making a contrapment out of an egg-crate sheet to hold the filter sock into place. How far down inside the filter sock should the PVC pipe go? Plz help.
  8. General Reef Discussion
    My sump is in the basement. Its a 100g rubbermaid tub. I have two 2" drain lines dumping into the rubbermaid sump, vertical straight down into the rubbermaid. I'm wanting to start using filter socks on both drain lines, BUT since the rubbermaid sump isn't square all the filter sock holders i'm...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Considering DIY filter socks for new 155G. I found 100% polyester felt at Walmart for $4/yd. At that price I can make 4x12'' socks for $0.50/pc Any opinions on whether it is reef safe? Google results come back with quite a few people doing this but can't find any previous discussion on TRT...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Good morning TRT! As the title indicates I have an orange filter sock. I am using Dr G's phosphate and silicate remover. Completed a water change yesterday and removed the phosphate remover from a filter sock. Rinsed it well and placed in a new filter sock. This morning, I noticed the filter...
  11. Marine Depot
    How dirty are your socks? Metrokat tells you everything you ever wanted to know about aquarium filter socks in her latest blog post. Read it now: How Dirty are your Socks? MORE MARINE DEPOT NEWS EcoSystem Aquarium Balling Method: A VERY Economical and Effective Way to Maintain...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 90 gal reef with a 30 gallon sump, skimming with a 65 gallon rated skimmer for now. Running two reactors, one carbon, one GFO, Wavemaker, reef rubble in sump, bubble trap after skimmer, 4 inch filter sock on return, larger sized sand than in previous tank, in hopes of keeping suspended...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I'm in the process of setting up my plumbing and a debate has occur within the club i'm in. Where do you put your sock? At the end of your drains, or at the end of your skimmers. Whats the relevance? I for one ; i paid my dam skimmer $500, so i'm going to let it skimm his little heart out...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I have always used a filter sock for the overflow line in my sump. When I first started out I didn't change and clean it regularly and had high nitrates and algae issues. It was hard to get to and I overlooked it. I've of course learned the errors of my ways and it gets cleaned ever 2-3...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hello. I am about to start my 30g IM AIO tank. On the backside I want to have carbon and a mechanical filter on one side and a filter sock on the other. Any ideas how to add a filter sock to this? should I just make my own holder, and silicone it too the side? or is there a kit for nana AIO tanks?
  16. General Reef Discussion
    FILTER SOCKS Loads of debate about this I know. Am planning my sump. Yes or No? As far as I can tell - Pros gets loads of detritus out less microbubbles Cons another thing to maintain - some say daily changes! nitrate factory if not changed properly need washing etc takes up room in sump Do...
  17. Skimmers & other filtration
    Currently, I don't use filter sock but I see a lot of people using filter sock. Is it good or bad to using filter sock and how often to clean or replace them?
  18. General Reef Discussion
    As far as cleaning the filter sock goes, since we're new to this whole sumo thing, should we take out the sock and clean it and rinse it, or buy a whole new one? If so, how often should this be done? You guys have been a huge help, sorry for all the questions :/
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I am working on my 29 gallon right now and adding a 10 gallon sump. The main reason I am making a sump is to house my skimmer and get rid of the micro bubbles before it gets back to the tank. Now, with this being a limited size (10 gallon) I was wondering what your top 3 are for keeping the...
  20. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    Hang On Filter sock mount.. two different attachments 4" or 7" and plenty of 4" socks to go with that.. ALL FOR only sold.
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