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  1. General Reef Discussion
    how much flow does a 55 gallon tank need to keep SPS coral in, as in how many power heads should you use and what size???
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Looking for some suggestions on how many and of which size of the Eco tech VorTech pumps I should get for a 90 gallon mix reef tank. Anybody out there using them on a 48" 90 gallon that could offer advise or suggestions? What they got or wished they would have after making the purchase?
  3. The THINK Tank
    I am designing a CLS for a 360 Gal acrylic tank (8'Lx24Wx36H) I have purchased a Barracuda pump with 1.5" inlet and outlet. After bends, valves and bulkheads, the return will end up in spray bars along the back. Based on pipe cross-sectional area, 1.5" = (2x1")=(4x3/4")=(8x1/2") =(16x3/8") =...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Just wondering, im trying to do it right and have a decent nano reef going. my last one failed from lack of water movement. dead spots, algae, yada yada yada... so now im looking to get some good movement and don't want to skimp since it will only ever be this 20 gallon nano. but i'm looking at...