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on 04-02-2013 at 11:07 AM
I am still in the middle of purchasing equipment for my 195 build, and also moving in with my girlfriend. I have a 195 gallon DT and in basement I will be having a
48 x 24 x 18 tall sump working with about 50 gallon constant capable of holding 85 gallons along with a separate 90 gallon as a Refugium. I am planning on purchasing a super reef octopus 6000 ext protein skimmer, used for tanks up to 600 gallons. Would I be safe or would I be over skimming? If I am over skimming would that be
on 03-29-2013 at 12:53 PM
I have had my 60 gallon cube tank up and running for the last 4 months, I am stocking the tank with LPS and SPS. I am looking into purchasing a dosing pump and have been looking at the bubble Magnus brand. I have been having some problems with low ph and alkalinity. Ph is constantly at 7.8-7.9 while the last alkalinity test is around 4.5-5 DKH. Will adding a dosing pump while dosing calcium, alkalinity and mag help bring up my ph to there proper levels. I am looking for a more stable way of keeping
on 01-23-2013 at 06:19 PM
Question for all the addicts using a Refugium. If there is algae starting to grow in the Refugium on the glass, will adding a turbo snail in help with keeping it under control? Will they leave the cheato alone?
on 01-09-2013 at 02:15 PM
Are filter socks worth having in a sump to catch what comes out of the drain line? My sump is running with a bio pellet reactor, reef octopus skimmer, phosban reactor, Refugium with LR, deep sand bed and cheato. Should I keep using the filter sock or run without it? Anyone with thought, I would like to hear them...
on 01-01-2013 at 08:27 PM
have been really busy lately working and working on my new build. I have a 195 gallon starphire 3 sided tank covered by solid figured cherry.
The steel stand I built from 2" steel with 6 3" leveling feet. Each foot will hold up to 15,000 lbs.
The tank is sitting ontop of a 1.5 inch cherry butcher block top. After reading marcs write up