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  1. Freshwater Discussion
    I just set up a 95 gallon tank that I a, going to keep freshwater for now. It came with a 20 sump tank that has one set of 2 glass dividers. I need to know what I should use to turn my sump into an actual filter tank. Where do I get what I need? Thanks in advance for your help.
  2. DIY Forum
    Hi I am new to this, I have a eight foot by two by two tank which with the water level where it is I think holds about 800 litres of water, I am going to build a new sump tank for this tank and, was A, wondering how big I should make this (I have a 4 foot, by 2.5 foot by 1.5 foot tank I was...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hello All, I am new to this forum as well as the saltwater aquarium hobby. I have raised freshwater fish for years and have many tanks but I was feeling froggy one day and decided to start saltwater. Right now my tank, which is a 20 gal Long is still cycling but I want to eventually add a 10...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hey, I am new to the hobby and just registered. Do I need a circulation pump in a FOWLR even if the return pump from my sump creates some flow?
  5. General Reef Discussion
    hello guys, i have a 6 weeks old 30 gallons tank with 2 clowns,a boxfish and 3 hermit crabs. I decided to get a sump tank , i heard its good to have but i have no idea where to start. I tried to buy it but i cant really find ready to use systems. I am also new to this hobby and i dont wanna hurt...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi! I have to say that I feel very encouraged, and overwhelmed by this site, and it's only been a few minutes! We've had freshwater tanks, and then took the plunge with a 8 gal nano tank (only to learn that wasn't a great learner's tank, but what the hey...). It worked quite well until the...
  7. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hey everybody, I'm building my first sump. Basic design, first chamber is for my skimmer and water inlet, then baffles for bubble defusing, middle chamber, then a final chamber for a return pump. My question is about the middle chamber...what's best to put in it? I've heard people speak for and...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    ok so i was wondering if there was anyone out there that could help me out i have been debating on adding a sump to my 30 gallon tank thats already set up im tired of all the stuff thats hanging on/in it. my question, is there anyway to add a sump without drilling my tank or having to use a...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    does anyone have any good idea to turn a 40 gallon tank i have into a sump tank. i bought it at a local store years ago and it already has 4 holes drilled into the back of the tank all the same height from one end of the tank to another. Wouldnt this be a good idea to build a sump/refugium for...
  10. Skimmers & other filtration
    I have a 26 gallon tank. I was wanting to put in a small sump to get all the extra equipment off of the DT. Are there any sumps with a protein skimmer included that would work well for this size tank?
  11. General classifieds
    We have decided to down grade the 75 gallon salt water tank to a 15 gall with a hang on Skilter pump after a leak in the plumbing while we were away. I have many things up for sale including the tank (75 gall with corner over flow) and Sea Reef wet dry sump with pre filter and skimmer box by...
  12. General classifieds
    hello all. well i decided to get out of reefs and i have broken down my 255 gallon system. sold all the corals , fish and salt. i have approx. 220 lbs of live rock. i am asking $2.00/lb. also have an ASMg4+ skimmer. asking $175 for it. i am in front royal, va. 60 miles west of washington DC. i...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I feel kinda dumb asking this question BUT... My 15 gallon sump is in my cabinet. Its so tight with plumbing and such I cannot get a light in there to grow red algea in the sump but I do want to use it for bio media ie. live sand and LR. Since its in the dark is this a no go? I'm afraid if I...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    So I ordered some Amhipods and copepods from this place called reefs2go. I had never heard any experiences from them good bad or indifferent. They were running a special 1000 BOGO for $25. So I thought I would try. What arrived was questionable. Hand tied bags with blue filter media pieces in...
  15. Skimmers & other filtration
    I have an empty 40 gallon tank I was wondering how to set it up for a sump tank.
  16. TCMAS
    Hi I have a 75 gallon tank it had a hang on filter that stopped working and now I want to get something better. No holes drilled in the tank. I plan on having a reef tank. Right now I have a mated pair of clowns in the tank. I need something soon all I have running now is a skimmer.
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I have a new 55 gallon reef tank and im looking to make a sump for it. I plan on using my older 10 gallon tank. I want to store it under the 55 gallon. does any one have any idea how to build it? im looking for complete specs/ideas
  18. Eau Claire Reef Club (ECRC)
    hey guys i just had to tear my 55g down and was wonderin if i caould use it as a sump tank on my 75g? if so what do i need to do to it make it work for that? im hoping i can get the HOB overflow from brad. so other than that what do i need?? i know most of yall are running RR tank with...
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