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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I'm preparing to buy my first fish for my nano reef, the blue green chromis in fact. I wanted to buy a small pack of them for them to school together, but I wasn't so sure they would like my nano tank with quite a bit of current flowing. It's enough where soft corals appear to be moving like...
  2. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    So i have a 55gal tank and right now am running a rio 200 power head with prefilter and a small hydor circulation pump... planning on starting some corals soon and i want to make sure i have enough flow. any suggestions? water parameters are ph 8.0 to 8.2 salinity is 1.026 sg ammonia is 0...
  3. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    I currently have 2 hydor koralia 1500 circulation pumps in my 150 tall, and I'm thinking there isn't enough movement in my tank. I'm getting cyano in several dead spots in my rock work, and no matter how i position the pumps it doesn't seem like enough flow. I have the opportunity to buy 3...
  4. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Hello! I have a 55 gallon aquarium and I was looking to upgrade my wavemaker. Any recommendations? I have two clownfish and an alveopora coral. Thank you
  5. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    I currently have one WP-10 and planning to get another one. Would two WP-10 and a WP-25 be overkill for a 40B?
  6. LPS Coral Forum
    I've read in several places several different things about lighting/flow requirements for Goniaporas. I was wondering, do any of you have them....and if so, what is your experience with what works best for them? Thanks!
  7. Large Systems
    I need some help configuring filtration and water movement in my 300 gallon reef tank. My tank is not a drill tank. I have an overflow box with two 1 & 1/2 inch down pipes. 1.0 going to my 55 gal refugium and the other pipe going to my 30 gal sump. Water is returned to the tank in 2 ways. 1...
  8. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Just want to get everybodys opinion.... Circulations pumps or powerheads for water movement? I'd like to get the pros and cons of both.....:beer:
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Just wanted to get some opinions on powerheads/wavemakers/etc.. Do you feel they are necessary, and if so what do you recommend? (55g FOWLR)
  10. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Are water movement pumps necessary? (55g FOWLR) And if so, what do you recommend? Thanks in advance for the advice
  11. Reefing Equipment
    Hey guys I have a coralife power center with two dials and two rows of outlets controlled by each dial I wanna use it as a wavemaker from what I understand it can be with 15 min intervals I am having great difficulty trying to figure this thing out any help will be appreciated Picture...
  12. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    I added another circulation pump to my 55 reef tank yesterday because I felt like it needed more flow. I had 2 Aqueon 700's running but felt like there were dead spots. After adding the new Aqueon 950 it's amazing how many particulates come off the rocks. The issue is that I'm afraid that there...
  13. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Hello all. I have a 90 gallon display tank with a 40 gallon sump in the basement. I am replacing an older return pump, to move water up thru the floor into the display tank, approximately 15 vertical feet. I purchased the Supreme Hy-Drive Aquarium Pump, 2600 HH model (found on Drs Foster and...
  14. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    i have a G 60x24x18 with G sump 120 pounds of live rock. my sump return is 1000gph and i have a hydor 750gph and 1050gph pumps. is this to much flow?
  15. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    hi thanks for reading, i have a new 65 gal reef (new to me bought established and still have all inhab) i am wanting new power heads currently in there are two one small one large Japaniese brand power heads (dont even know the GPH) i am wanting to use two additional nano reef power heads...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Good morning folks. I'm a Red Sea Max 250 owner and wanted to get some input on water movement. It's a 65 gallon tank and I put a Vortech MP10 on there awhile ago and recently just bought another one and converted both to wireless. Been told by some fellow reefers to put both on one...
  17. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Hi I am new here, I have been following the site for a long time and finally decided to make a user name!. I currently have a 30 gallon saltwater tank with about 50 lbs of live rock, 3 clown fish, one of witch is hosting an anenome, and a fire goby. I have a kora life magnetic power head on one...
  18. Nano Reefs
    i'm currently planning a BC29 build. the plan is to introduce 20 lbs of dry rock; 15 lbs of live sand. i haven't received the rock just as yet, so there is no scape at the moment. i've been planning this build for months now.. i'm not sure if it's because i'm a chronic or because my project...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Not getting nearly enough movement from the stock PH's that came with my JBJ 28 nano and was thinking about adding an EcoTech Marine MP10 Vortech to solve the issue. Good? Bad? Other solutions? I hear good things about the MP10 but thought I would fire this out there before spending the $$...
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