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post #11 of 17 Old 03-06-2007, 08:10 PM
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I'm pretty Saltwater-ignorant, but can you hang the filter of the sump tank? Place the heater in there?

Also, it looks like the 2 pipes on the left are the inlet to the sump, are they at a height that will prevent flooding?
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post #12 of 17 Old 03-06-2007, 09:28 PM Thread Starter
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Good question donut, Yes, most people do put the heater in the sump,but mine won't fit. Now the filter, If i was only using that filter for cleaning the water than i would place it in the sump, but the filter is pushing 250 gph so i am using to create currents in my tank.
Brandon there are no updates yet its gunna be a while till i will have anything to take a pic of, i am doing something sorta different from what i was gunna do before, but i will post a pic when i have something to photograph. I will explain this later.
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post #13 of 17 Old 03-07-2007, 06:06 AM
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so when are the goodies going in it.
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post #14 of 17 Old 03-31-2007, 09:46 PM Thread Starter
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I got my lr today!











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post #15 of 17 Old 04-04-2007, 06:50 AM
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Nice lr, but don't you need more? Like for my 30 g i would have to get about 40 to 60 pounds to filter anything.
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post #16 of 17 Old 04-04-2007, 09:34 AM
Nice are you still having micro bubble problems or di you get scrap the whole sump idea? If you havent have you tried a micro filter sock around the intake PVC?
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post #17 of 17 Old 04-16-2007, 03:09 PM Thread Starter
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usmc i've gotten rid of the sump and im currently using a powerfilter with lr rubble and a powerhead for filtration. Haha thats alot less than i had planed but i was in over my head.
But anyway i got some more rock! I am currently done with the rock(ill buy more when i get some money) And im gunna wait a few weeks than start adding coral and a fish. rite now i have a hundred dollars of rock in the tank. i think its about 18 pounds of lr.






Any suggjestions on how i should stack my rock would be very appretiated cause im finding it difficult to get the look i want. The brown peice has been in there the longest thats y its brown,cause its covored in brown algea. After i get a cleanup crew in there will they clean that rock so it will look like the others?
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