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  1. General Reef Discussion
    (In the sump), what do you think of having Seachem Matrix or Marine Pure Balls compared to Live Rocks? Are they better? If so, why are they better? http://www.cermedia.com/marinepure-instructions.php http://www.seachem.com/Products/product_pages/Matrix.html
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey sup, im just start a new tank. Its a biocube 29, i bought it used. I have transfer all of my 10 gallon in it(fish, live rocks, sand etc..)And i got a littler questions on the filtration system. 1- toss or keep the bio balls? 2- on the side, we can see a min. or max. level of water in the...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Which is the better filtration medium? (considering the actual quality and amount of space taken up) Live rock or Bio-balls?
  4. Skimmers & other filtration
    I am having trouble keeping the levels on the sump neutral. I have 1/4" PVC from the overflow, 1" on the return. Both are connected with a Ball Valve. Triton 5 Pump. Plenty of power to get it where it has to be. the problem is that I can not leave it alone for more than 12hrs B4 it completly...
  5. Reefing Equipment
    Hi everyone, The Story: The main thing about this is thread is that I am creating a DIY sump/fuge. I have a 75g system and I have looked for a sump/fuge online and LFS and the dimensions are that of a 10g tank (18L x 10W x 16 H). Here is the problem the stand for my system is one of those fancy...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So am a few weeks into being a member of TRT now and with the advice from numerous members here my tank is cycling nicely (4 weeks in)! Have added some live rock from another tank which had a little algae, but with the lights off has mostly disappeared, on the new live rock some brown algae has...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Would a reactor be a good way to run carbon? Can it just be ran loose in there? Also, could you mix GFO with carbon and run it together in a reactor? Thanks
  8. Tank Specs
    http://www.seasave.net/Invention_of_the_Month.html I got the chance to get to sea save this weekend in Glen Burnie MD. To fill you in, they take sick and unwanted fish and corals and rehabilitate them and try to relocate them. They had 3 sharks in one of their tanks (kiddy pool!) Very...
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