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  1. Dsc 4928

    Dsc 4928

  2. Dsc 4927

    Dsc 4927

  3. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Overkill or paranoia? My setup: JBJ Nano Cube HQI 28 Gallon on cabinet stand. I have purchased equipment to accommodate a chiller: (1) Iwaki MD 40 RT pump; and (2) Current USA Prime Chiller 1/10 hp. The setup will be in my office, away from home. My paranoia: having a chiller, requiring...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I'm in the planning phase of my new 250gl, and I'm not up to speed on all the latest toys and gadgets. Especially where flow is concerned. I hope TRT can help me out with this. There will be several large anemones in the tank, so I really don't want a bunch of power heads or moving parts. I...
  5. DIY Forum
    I'd like to document my skimmer build. Please hold off on posting in the thread until it is complete then post questions and I'll answer as well as I can. I built this skimmer to be used on my system which will consist of a 375DT, and three refugiums including one 75g, one 55g, and one 30g...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    i am doing a plumbing job on the new tank and i have seen several products that are used for glueing this stuff together and want to know the do's and donts. i am going to be using 2" on the discharge of my closed loop running on an ampmaster. if things go south i could have an empty tank and...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I started to build my second aquarium after everything died in my first one. I have searched the forum found some Idea on a stand so I build it and I will post some pictures later. Now I'm trying to get everything finished so I can start putting water in. Before I had CLS but now I'm...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I am converting from a 45 gallon to a 75 gallon this weekend. Currently I am using a CPR overflow CS90 and a Megaflow2 sump (bioballs removed) I then have a pos return pump, the kind that are prone to overheating and melting can't remember the brand right now. I will be using an Eheim 1260...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    The plans started out for a 50 gallon and kept growing. I found a great deal on a 70 gallon with equipment, stand, and canopy that I could pass up. The biggest factor for me was the 36 inch width that I couldn't go past due to space limitations. The 70 gallon ended up being a very good fit for...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Can someone help me quiet the water noise from the bulkhead tubing? I am finally setting up my 150 gal with the sump in my basement. I have two 1" bulkheads which connect to 1.5 inch flexible hose. I ran the two hoses to a T fitting behind the tank where they connect to a single 1.5 inch...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    So I took the proverbial plunge and ordered a 135-gallon tank yesterday. The new baby is 72"x18"x24 with a center trap overflow and a black back. SOOOOOOOOOOOO....what do you think I should do with it? Give me all your ideas on equipment, livestock, etc. Thanks in advance.
  12. Nano Reefs
    Complete Plan Change, New Build I want a project:blob: , so looking for lots of input, of course there will be pics associated with this build, just don't know what I want. Ok, I have (4) 10g, (2) 5.5g, (1) 29g, (1) 24g aquaod, (1) 75g aquarium, and a 70w HQI sunpod(new) sitting around. I...
  13. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    Which is a better choice for a BB system and why? Anectodal and factual evidence appreciated! :wavey:
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Can you use the regular primer/ pvc cement on the spa flex pvc pipe?
  15. The THINK Tank
    I wanted to get some advice/ help on making my return plumbing. All 1" pipe. 1) PVC Cement , clear. Regular. Gold can. Is this Ok??? 2) A compression adaptor to connect bulkhead to PVC pipe (compression for later removal). I can post a picture if anyone doesnt understand this one. Is...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Would like your input on this pump Heard a lot on this pump being one of the quietest out there was woundering it is 800GPH at 3FT by what does this mean (input/output) also my set up is for 1" and this is 3/4" fittings would i lose pressure that way also???
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, I have the plexi cut and I have a 30gallon long to work with. I am about to build my fuge/sump. I have chosen to go with this design. Does anyone see anything wrong with it? or anything I could make better?
  18. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I'm trying to decide on which to use for my 75g and with the flexible it would be so easy to plumb my sump. I would use the flexible for both the drain and return. Can I get some advice and pro's and con's of each please? I'm trying to keep my plumbing as simple as possible. I should add...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Fyrfytr's 93gal AquaVim curved glass bowfront tank build!!! Check it out, you'll be glad you did! (There's plenty o' pics!) I like to do lots of research before I make a purchase and would love to pass on what I've learned... Alright everybody, time for Tony to get building! Join me on my...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I was curious as to how much distance I need to put between the pump and the elbow on the intake of a sequence dart. Thanks
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