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  1. General Reef Discussion
    so i bought a 75 gallon tank with a wet/dry filter that had already been setup and running for several years from someone the other day. i knew when i bought it that the person hadn't been doing the water changes for about a month (supposedly). when i moved the tank i changed the sand and kept...
  2. Skimmers & other filtration
    Okay I'm new to aquariums but got into the saltwater hobby to share a common interest with my kids. We have a 55g and hob filter and not real happy with the clarity of the water. Read about the benefits of a in-stand filter, so we just got a used wet/dry filter. I hear bad things about bio balls...
  3. Reefing Equipment
    I have been out of tank keeping for a long time, and many things have changed. I was wondering if anyone has experience with a Seaclear System II tank. I am considering a 90 gallon, and like the idea of the built in wet/dry. I will probably add a cannister for backup and possibly a protein...
  4. Reefing Equipment
    I want to set up an Eshopps wet/dry filter that I purchased about a year ago. I had it running on a small tank in my basement to test it out for about a month and all was good. I would like to set it up on my main 55gallon tank in my living room. The only thing stopping me is the fact that my...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    What would the best order for my filtration system? So far, I have my wet/dry filter with my protein skimmer in the sump, then the pump which leads to a uv sterilizer, and from there to the chiller. Does this seem ok? Is there a better order?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I have seen sumps with a wet/dry filter and a refugium and sumps with a protein skimmer and a refugium. But i have never seen sumps with all three. In sumps that have a protein skimmer there seems to be no other forms of mechanical or biological filtration besides the fuge. Does the refuge and...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    i was interested if anyone has any experience with the fluval 305 or any fluval filter product? i have read a good bit of good reviews about them and would appreciate any opinions on the matter. i have a 60 gallon reef tank and was curious which would be better. thank you any advise u give.
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I have bought a wet/dry filters with bio-balls i will be doing a reef tank with mixed corals i have mixed feelings after reading on this site from the negative feedback but have also read that after 3-4 months take 1/4 of bio balls out and clean them in the salt water that you took out for a...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    <hr style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: rgb(0, 0, 0);" size="1"> <!-- / icon and title --> <!-- message --> Ok, so I'm starting a brand new 100g FOWLR tank. I have been reading these threads for several weeks and would like to start off by saying...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    here is a link to a filter im thinking of getting for my 10 gallon. you think it is any good? id love to here from someone who run it. http://www.drsfostersmith.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=3578+3579+3587+18381&pcatid=18381
  11. General Reef Discussion
    ok im new to reef tanks and forums so please be gentle...... here what im working on, I have recently aquired a 55 gallon tank and stand(standard dimension)and here is my setup Filter: -I have a wet/dry with bioballs(rated for a 55 gallon tank) and a cascade 1200(rated for 150 gallon tanks) -I...
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