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  1. My Hd (cake-topper) Tank

    Fish/coral 75g bow tank
  2. Mikec's 120 Bb

  3. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    I have been reading on TRT on pumps, flow and spray bars. Now I have a headache. I am working on the plumbing for a 240 glass tank 8'x2'x2'. It has a a total of 2 drilled holes 1", located at the back corners. My tentative plan is: 1) BB/Faux with rock lifts. 2) a 24" overflow on the end...
  4. My House Ocean

    the whole gang
  5. Topic of the Week Archive
    For purposes of this discussion the following terms are used to describe certain things: Live Rock: This seems to be self-explanatory but it will include any DIY rocks, any type of actual rock that is used in a tank for a surface for the bacteria to live on. Wet/Dry media: This includes, but...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    i wawnt to put a CLS on my 90 and i havent goten very far as far as planning all ive gotten is that i want a hammerhead or a dart for the pump other than that i was thinking about a OM 4 WAY can anybody post a picture of their CLS (dont care what tank size) and give me some ideas this will be...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    My spray bar setup is 3/4" pipe, not sure what pump I will be using but i want a lot of flow in this tank, keep the bottom super super clean. What size holes do I drill in the pipe for the spray bar and how many. I want to say I read somewhere to drill the holes every 1" of pipe, just dont...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Well I know im beating this topic to death but I finally have the stand and my drill bits and Im ready to go... For those that dont know I have a 180gal BB tank that will be mixed reef. I have decided to go with 2 1.5" CLS inputs with a spray bar setup on the bottom to blast everything away. I...
  9. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Will my sand bed stir up if.......... Hi there my name is Tim and new to trt. I've read alot of your posts and was wanting some advise. I'm setting up a 75 gallon tank with 2 150wmh 2 96w actinics, 40 gallon sump, octopus nw200 skimmer(modded), octopus calcium reactor 120, 10lb co2 tank...
  10. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    Picking the 125 up this evening. It is drilled with 2 drains and a CLS. I'll get pics as soon as I pick it up.
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, I feel like I have a good handle on the basics of reef keeping 101. I measure this by the fact my current 180 sps tank is doing well. The sps are actually growing with what I consider decent speed and coloration. I have the origional two sps colonies that started my tank over 18 months ago...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone have any experience with the GenX PCX-40 Pump? One of my little giant pump failed and I am thinking of replacing it with the GenX?
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I started a thread in the large systems forum but I did not get much traffic there so Im posting here now. For those that dont know I have a Perfecto/Marineland 180gal tank with 2 corner overflows. I have an Oceanic Model 3 sump, MRC MR-2 skimmer. My plan for my aquascaping is to build a rack. I...
  14. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Is live rock in the sump just as good as the display? Or does it work better being in the main display? Trying to figure how to get better flow threw out the tank.
  15. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Hello CLS experts. Well, im getting ready to start on a simple CLS for my tank and I have a few basic questions. (tank is 120gallon 48x24x24) My goal with this cls is to try and keep detritus clear from under the rock and keep it suspended long enoph for there to be a reasonable chance that...
  16. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    My spray bar keeps plugging up, i believe the holes are too small. I think i'm going to try to cut some slits in the pipe. Do i just have the cut area on the bottom front or should i put it on the back too? Also, i capped the ends, and was told that i should either put a strainer on them or...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I am having a terrible time with cyano. I have 2 rio 3100 as my return pumps and I have 3 maxijet 1200's in the tank. What do you think, enough flow or should I add more powerheads. I have a 180 tank.
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I'm using a hammerhead. I'll be using an OM 4 ( or 8 ). Should I drill a hole for a 1" diameter pipe for the spraybars I plan to use? or should I go larger?
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