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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, im thinking of the best filtration method for my tank. I've read a lot, but want some experienced reefers opinions. Im basically thinking of removing my HOB FILTER to clear up the cluttered tank. Im leaving the skimmer on, since i did just purchase it. I have a 30 gallon tank...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Today I did my first vacuuming/PWC and this is what I learned. 1) In case of a power failure I will not overflow my sump. This was an important senario to cure some of my "first tank anxiety." 2) Get a scale to measure salt in lbs, or just keep adding a little until the salinity is in the sweet...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 125g tank with ~30g of water in the sump. I have ~120lbs of live rock and 100lbs of sand. Between the live rock and the sand I estimated that it displaced around 30g of water so we're back to the 125g that is in the tank being the total capacity of water in the system. I've been...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    i don't think i saw this question asked or answered yet so i'm a little scared to ask.... after i used it, its full of water.... do i put it away like that or do i have to drain it? also,, is a sulfur smell a bad thing.... out of the "good" water hose? also i am still getting about 10-15...
  5. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    So, after many problems with RO/DI units and me (reference past posts), I finally have a fully functioning RO/DI unit from PWC. It came in the mail last night, and I have to say, I am less than impressed. First of all, every single connection point in the unit leaked when I first got it. Once...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    PROBLEM RESOLVED! Well I ordered my add-on DI filter last week from pure water club and got it today. It was used and missing the free float that was supposed to be included. I just checked their site and it appears that they are out of them now. I wrote them but haven't received a response...
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