The Reef Tank banner
return
41-60 of 68 Results
  1. Reefing Equipment
    Hi All, I am very close to getting my 55g tank drilled. Following the helpful advice of someone on the forums, I purchased a 750gph overflow from Glass-Holes.com. The 750gph model has a 1.5" bulkhead. I have a couple questions related to this. 1) What size should my return be? Should it...
  2. DIY Forum
    iphone picture fail.....lol but you get the gist Then off subject is my cree DIY moon lights also going cree for the main lights also get rid of this coralife electric hog!!!
  3. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    First specs: I have a 90 gallon reef tank: 60" x 18" x 18" drilled with an internal overflow. I am running an Eheim 1262 in my sump that produces a fairly powerful return flow. My return is one of those U pipes with a spout on it. I also have 3 powerheads. Two Hydor Evo 1400s and one Evo...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    i have a 29g with a 20g long sump but i just recieved a 90g yesterday and am having some problems trying to find a cheap but good protein skimmer and how fuch flow i need from my return. i will be pushing at about 5.5 feet on 1/2" pvc and probably run 2 koralias inside the display. i plan on...
  5. DIY Forum
    i have a 29g going to be used as my refugium and i have it set up slightly elevated about 2 inches higher but next to the display tank which is cool cause i like to watch the bugs too. my question is if i use a powerhead to pump the water into the refugium can i just use that U shape over flow...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    i was wondering what size mag drive i should get for a return for my 29 gallon reef tank i just built my sump but im having trouble deciding what size pump to get or what kind. i am fairly new to the hobby so any recomendations whould be greattt thank you...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I'm setting up my new tank and have 2 option for the plumbing. the first picture is the bulkheads, one set has a built in barb fr the discharge hose and for the return hose. the other set is slip fit (glue in) for what ever fitting I want. I can use any combination of the 4 pcs. why do you...
  8. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    i was wondering if anyone had a good site they use or had some old aquarium loc line 3/4 they might be willing sell just took out the rail system i had for my return lines and i only have 1 nucle and the spray head system never came with it so now iam trying to make one thank you
  9. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    I will be setting up a 90g tank and am in need of a return pump. Any suggestions?
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, so I'm down to the last of the big questions before set up begins. The tank that I'm setting up is a 72 gallon bow front (all glass) with a 30 gallon sump. You know the type This is a reef ready tank with 2 holes in the bottom and the nice baffle in front of it. The problem is that there is...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Good evening everybody, I've attached a photo of my current tank layout because I am in need of suggestions on flow. I currently have a RIO 2500 as my only means of water flow (return from sump). At it's current state I'm moving about 450 gallons of water. My concern is there might not be...
  12. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Hey guys still building my tank, The question i have is it okay to split a single return pump into two dt returns, heres what I have and need some feed back on it. Of course the pump goes in the sump then I will attach two pcs of 3/4 Spa flex at each barb fitting (not sure if i should have...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    i have a 75 gallon tank that ive decided to drill, was planning on getting the glass holes.com 700gph kit. would it be better to get the 1500 gph since i want mostly sps? i have also been reading on trt about coast 2 coast overflows, would it be better to go with wat glass holes kit includes...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I've dialed in everything now, except for the fact I'm getting microbubbles from my skimmer making their way to my return and up into display. I have a bubble trap on my sump and I've put a turned down 90 on the intake of my pump. While it's helped some, it's not eliminated them all completely...
  15. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    So I just finished plumbing a new sump in my basement and I am ready to pull my hair out. My first question is why now is my overflow not staying at a constant level? What can I do to fix it? I know that the overflow water level going up and down is causing the problem downstairs. I have tried...
  16. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    I bought a used magdrive from a fellow reefer here. For some reason it sticks when you first plug it in and I have to manually spin it to get it going. Once I spin it..it's fine. But if I unplug it or if the power goes out I have the same problem. I've read where this was a common problem across...
  17. General classifieds
    I bought this from another RC member a couple months ago and I have decided not to use it on my application. It is in excellent shape and is a real powerhouse. pump is less than a year old. here are the specs. It is currently boxed up and ready to ship. asking price is 125 shipped priority mail...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I'm drilling my 55g and have 3 1" holes drilled for my calfo return. I want to add a small pump on a CLS for a floor sweep, but someone raised the doubt that drilled any more holes in this might compromise the integrity of the back glass. Like i said, i have 3 1" bulkheads instealled near the...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    OK, my 125 is drilled with 3x 1" bulkheads and a 55 under for the sump. I'm using a c2c style overflow but I need to know how you guys would plumb this. I was told to hook the bulkheads up to 1.5" reducers and then just drop them right down into the sump with 45 degree bends. Is this a...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    okay, so guess i get to finally address a problem that i've left unattended with the DIY sump that i've put together on my 55g a couple of months ago...since i live in california the rolling blackouts are going to be rolling through in the next few weeks i'm sure and i don't want to put my water...
41-60 of 68 Results
Top