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  1. Reefing Equipment
    I have a kamoer 3 dosage pump and i am looking for advice. I dont have any room in my sump to put it and was thinking of drilling a hole in the floor and having it in the basement to feed in the tank. Would i have any problems feeding the sump if i run about 15 feet tubbing ( will the pump be...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I'm setting up my first sump. I bought this 55g cube and all the gear. I'm changing the sump. The pervious owner had the skimmer hanging on the last section with the return pump. I want it in the first section so the water levels stay constant. My problem is that I have to put it in the sump. I...
  3. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hello, Last night I read someone on here said that the process that makes the base rock hold the right kind of bacteria requires fast water flow all around the rocks. Do I need to change my sump set up again? Right now I have rock rubble in a separate container above my sump with water...
  4. Reefing Equipment
    Hi all, New to the forum so wanted to say hello and seek some advice. I'm in the research stage of setting up a reef in my 46 gallon bowfront. I've previously kept freshwater for several years and decided it's time to make the move to salt. I have a 10 gal that I'd like to use for a...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hi again guys! I am half way through moving to a new tank at my dads, he decided not to listen to me about my ro unit and ran tubing from the room we were going to originally put it in to directly under my tank!! We are now going be moving it back to the orignal room. I was talking to him...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So on my hang on overflow box I have a filter material that wraps around the piece of pvc that stick up in the over flow box where the water "falls" down to the sump, the matreial is that rough black filter material I dont know what it's really called, but, should I remove that due to build up...
  7. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    ok getting ready to add my frist sump and i have a quick question i have done all my measurements and yes its a diy and i got it all figured out on if the power should shut off the is plenty of space to make sure i dont over flow but one thing i cant quite get is should the flow on my overflow...
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