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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Well...I guess I am taking the plunge again :) and I figured since I am going to start all over I may as well start a build thread. I will have pictures and stuff as I accumulate items. I am not really building anything though (other than the rockscape and modifying a tank for a sump), so I...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Ok...just a quicky...Dr's Fosters and Smith have a few clearance skimmers and I was wondering what you all thought. Any thoughts on the Berlin Turbo Classic? http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578+4392+4428&pcatid=4428 or...these Fission Recirc Skimmers...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Sorry if I posted this in the wrong section, wasnt sure where to post beginner questions. Anyway ive been into freshwater fish for at least 10years. I have kept high quality koi in very large ponts for the last 6 years. Ive always wanted a salt tank but never new much about them. A family member...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Okay, here we go! After some long planning, timing and decision making the time has come. As promised, I have already started to get things going this past weekend and will have descriptive details and pictures through my every step. (As we all know how much everyone here loves pictures!)...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    On a 55 gallon reef tank with live sand, live rock, and a refugium-is a skimmer needed? I was told it can remove the bad and also good elements needed for the reef tank.
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I want opinions on what would be the best skimmer available for a budding 55 gallon tank setup. My refugium is putting alot of small air bubbles back into the tank making it look kind of cloudy. Also, how much flow is required in the tank. Thanks 48" long 55 gallon 260watt combo...
  7. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    what is a good sized skimmer for a 150G reef tank and what type works the best?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Ok ive narrowed it down to these HOB skimmers, if you know of anything better, please mention it, i want to know which one of these you think is best or recommend something you like better, remember i can only use an HOB and my tank is 75 gals. Aqua-C Remora and Remora Pro Deltec MCE600 HOB...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I recently posted a thread called "Yet Another Hair Algae Thread" and several of you supplied me with some great ideas and suggestions towards solving my hair algae problem. One issue discussed was improving my skimmer. Can anyone provide me with suggestions on a good, yet affordable skimmer...
  10. Skimmers & other filtration
    Which protein skimmer would you say to you use?
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all... As most of you remember, I had a little issue (flood) with my 125 gal. I have been waiting on doing something, since I have been busy with my new arrival :) but soon I am going to be ready to try something again. Now...what should I do is the question?? We have talked about...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    anyone use or seen these fake HYDOR KORALIS they koralis 4 equvilant is about 20bucks Sunsun JVP-101B
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I am trying to find ways to reduce the noise from the return to my sump. I have been searching and reading posts for the last 4 days and trying different ideas to see if they would help. I have a standard AGA 75 reef-ready with the megaflow overflow kit. I started with the return going...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I want to do a nice tank. I've never done a nice tank. I've always just thrown something together from what I have. I need advice on how to go about putting together my dream setup... well, my I could never afford a reefzilla anyways dream setup. I have about $1200 to play with and some...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, I am finally gettin a new skimmer. I think I have decided on Octopus, but I am not familiar with them. Can anyone give me info, links, or models I can look up. I need something good for 100gallons. Thanks :)
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I just joined and introduced myself about a two weeks ago and now I am starting to put together my tank. I just picked up my 75gal AGA RR tank from my LFS. The stand was also bought from them. I got the glass 30gal aquarium sump used from a friend. I have 50 pounds of base rock cooking right now...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone ever use the dual hang on octopus skimmer? Also what is a good, quality skimmer for sump or external. Thanks
  18. General Reef Discussion
    so it's time to get started... <O:p</O:phaven't had a real reef tank ever. i tried once ten years ago, but everything crashed when i went on a three week trip. keeping a reef tank has been one of my greatest joys and also my biggest defeats when my old tank crashed. <O:p <O:p</O:p i have a...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hello guys im going back tomorrow to the saltwater fish store. I am going to buy more live rock and finally get some fish. the new live rock will be cured in a diffrent tank. I am also going to buy a REEF OCTOPUS skimmer i'm not sure what size it is but it costed 119.00 dollars do you know what...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    need your guys help. i was kind of palnning on getting a octopus skimmer. but my friend hooked me up with a 2 month old coralife superskimmer. the one thats rated up to 220 g. for free!!!:agree: it looks like its in really good condition. but i wanted to know if the coralife super skimmers are...
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