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  1. Tank Specs
    Ok so here is an odd question. In my new 90 I went with Sump with dual socks to Eshopps PSK200 skimmer to return. I have always done wet / dry in FOWLR tanks. Since this tank will be semi reef I was convinced to do sump. Is there any value to putting bio-balls in the skimmer socks? Would...
  2. DIY Forum
    Hello TRT I wanted to do a blog about my 30 gallon refugium build. I am finally doing it after 2 months of saving. If anyone is interested in doing their own refugium, this is the opportunity to check out my idea and chime in. You all are more than welcome to pass on info on here to help out...
  3. Marine Depot
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  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 55 gallon tank running a wet dry system I also have 45 lbs of live rock with 10 lbs of dried rock. My question is when would you remove the bio balls and how many at a time. My water is very good but for nitrates at between 30 and 50 ppm. I know it is the wet dry system. So any help...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    This is my first post here and I'm generally new to salt water aquariums and reef tanks. I recently bought a 110 gal tank/stand for $500. For another $75 the seller offered to throw in a protein skimmer and filter setup. From my research I believe it is a Coral Life protein skimmer for tanks...
  6. Reefing Equipment
    I have been running my wet/dry trickle filter on my 125 gallon reef tank for about 3 years now. I have been having some problems keeping some of my invertebrates alive recently, as well as some algae blooms that I think are happening due to spikes in my nitrate levels. I think the problem is...
  7. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    Looking for a large wet/dry filter, dual intakes. Reef controller.. apex, reefkeeper, etc.. Also looking for some cheato
  8. Skimmers & other filtration
    I just got one for my new 90 gallon and was hearing mixed refiews about it but I trusted my LFS since he had wet drys on all his reef tanks in the store for about 10 years and his tanks are beautiful! Is it really good for my new reef tank or bad?
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I have a wet dry at the moment full of bio balls and im getting rid of it and was curious on how to do so? Like should i take all out at once or a few at a time or over a span of time. thanks!
  10. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    Wet dry in good shape and return pump works good.
  11. Skimmers & other filtration
    I have a diy sump with 2 compartments rite now. One of them is a large compartment and the other one is for the return and skimmer. I cannot decide what to do with the large compartment. I know I am going to have a refugium but I was going to put in another compartment in and put some ceramic...
  12. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    For sale is an AquaClear Aquatics Wet-Dry Filter. All parts included, good for up to a 125 gallon aquarium. Asking $50, please contact me with any questions.
  13. Skimmers & other filtration
    So i have this wet dry filter that i need help figuring out. I know it sounds dumb but i dont know what compartment is for what in this particular detup. It looks like it is designed for 2 inlets. But one compartment (middle) also has some space for some trays. It also has a about a 2" inch hole...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    OK....So I wanted to discuss different filtration. These are my opinions ...Please chime in if I am drastically wrong Canisters Everyone says Canisters are bad...But in Fact a Canister is not Bad if maintained and cleaned properly all the time to keep it from collecting detrius and breaking...
  15. General classifieds
    I got a tank on craigslist, and it came with this wet/dry sump, I have no need for it so I'm selling it... Best offer!.. thanks. https://post.craigslist.org/manage/2241258826/phgxt http://www.aqueonproducts.com/products/megaflow-sump.htm I have an Aqueon MegaFlow Model 3, Retail cost is...
  16. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    Was at gill a little while ago talkin and he showed me some stuff he got in and has some good deals coming on tomorrow. Running a sale buy one fish or coral get one equal or lesser value half price. Buy 2 and get 1 of equal or lesser value FREE! Also heres a list of new shipment 6 larde...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    OK il start out by saying i searched all over the internet about information on these different ways of filtering water, but I am still a little confused. I have had 29 nano cube and a 100 gallon with a canister filter(no room for a sump). But I just moved in a new house an want to add a 250...
  18. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    looking for wet dry for 100gal or more prefer no hang on overflow since tank is drilled but i can use anyway plz pm or email with price pic if ya got them and mesurment. also have a 20gal long DYI refuge for sale or trade
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I purchased a 40G breeder today from petco for $40. Now i am about to make it into a wet/dry sump/ fuge. Just looking for any input into what im thinking. I included a picture of the design i am thinking about. please any ideas advise problems etc would be greatly appreciated.
  20. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    I have a coralife 125 skimmer and a Sealife systems Wet dry rated for a 200 gal dimensions are 24x12x15 Make me an offer or let me know what you have to trade
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