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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I am currently running a wet dry filter on my FOLWR tank and started going more towards building a reef tank. Would it be best to switch over to a refugium rather than sticking with a wet/dry filter? If so, why?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    My 75g started its cycle 3 week ago, 50 lb dry sand, 65 lbs dry rock , added 5 lb piece of my live rock to seed. No lights on presently. Here's my question: I plan on converting my Aquaclear 110 to a fuge, likely with Cheato. Can I do this now or wait till cycle is complete? Have skimmer...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all, I have been lurking around and have read literally dozens of old conversations on this subject and I hate to re-ignite some bitter arguments but I am setting up a new tank after a 7 year hiatus away from reef tanks. My build plan is simple: 60G Square Tank (drilled bottom ports)...
  4. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hello all Need some ideas, input and advise for sump- I am kind of interested in having a refugeum, but to only hold some LR, nothing else in it. Want to be able to have easy cleanup. Having the LR in sump is not actually necessary, but i was hoping to keep the rock load a tad bit lite in DT...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    After looking at settling tank options, I have decided to change my 40gal refuge into a settling tank. Here is the pic; I plan on moving the LR and Sand into a 30gal rectangular (currently brackish 1.015sg) tank that I will be moving up to 1.020 before the swap). So the now refuge will be...
  6. Nano Reefs
    i have an empty 10 gallon aquarium. i am wondering if it is possible to create it into something i will need later on. breeder tank, refugium, maybe even both. i am hoping to really make it into a refugium, since i already have a sump. what do i need? i have some sugar size sand i am going to...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    hey guys i am building a small sump and need some guidence, was hopng to get some build threads that i can look at or any desighns. i am using a small (fits my stand) 20w x 10l x 18t with this im hoping to be able to store most componets and maybe a small refugeum. Any ideas or thoughts whould...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Does the 2 work well togther or is this counter productive? I have a 90g tank 40g sump and 20g refug just set up with more live rock and cheato. I have a UV filter i have not used in a while but now have room for it again. Does anyone else run with both? Had a nitrate problem before and had...
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