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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I do have a question with my current setup, the overflow is VERY loud. See my video - youtube.com/watch?v=9DGbb0FzkVY Unsure of what the spiral is, but see pictures of the "overflow pipe" below; imgur.com/a/VkKFK I have tried sponge in the pipe, but it doesn't seem to work very well at all...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all. Picked up a 5x2x2ft tank a few weeks back, with 25 odd cichlids inside. It looks nice, but not as PRETTY as what a good reef setup looks like. So I've decided to switch. Will be purchasing, Bubble Magus BM Curve 7 In Sump Hailea HC-500A CaribSea Life Rock 18kg CaribSea Reef Rock 23kg...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Loud splashing noise coming from the water spilling into the sock, I currently have the drain tube pipeed down into the sock but loud splashing and air bubbles sound coming from it, any ideas to stop the loud sound :blob:
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys and gals. I recently purchased this orthodox tank that is drilled but drilled on the side instead of in the bottom, ive put a strainer in the bulkhead to help with the boise but the system is still very loud due to the waterfall style of the overflow. Has any one had this style of tank...
  5. Reefing Equipment
    I have had my tank finally set up for a couple days and it's cycling now with dry rock. My problem is that the drain is pretty loud, even louder than the mag 5. It's a bulkhead with a screwed on elbow and with a screwed on strainer. The person that gave me the strainer broke out a couple...
  6. Lighting
    I was told Ecotech's Vortechs are quasi silent. However, when I put them to medium flow, their "whine" is anything but silent in a room that does not have the TV on. This whine is really quite annoying actually. Per the forums, turns out some find them acceptable, others find the whine too...
  7. Nano Reefs
    I have a marine land maxi jet 600 pump attached to my chiller that runs so loud it's driving me crazy and probably driving my fish crazy as well. it's a terrible terrible loud sound. does anybody know of a very quiet quiet quiet pump that you can not even hear at all in a silent house???:(
  8. DIY Forum
    Ok, hello everyone Im about to finish my first 200l tank with lots of DIY-things in it. But one of those things still isnt that good i want it to be.. My durso (25mm PVC-pipe, 110cm long) is too "loud". Ive read a lot about silencing this and further i made big success, but it wasnt enough...
  9. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    What do you guys think about Little Giant Pumps? How loud are they? :read:
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