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  1. chris17

    Korlia powerhead screen?

    Is there a screen or a filter for these powerheads?? I have never seen them before but was wondering if they do exist. I am thinking of getting an anemone, but I have 2 powerheads in a 20g. Does anybody have any input or suggestions? Thanks
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    Six Line Wrasse?

    I was wondering if a six line will eat any worms that would be in my tank? I read that they will eat bristle worms, but wasn't sure about any others.
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    Clove Polyps and Xenia being eaten?

    Hi, I have a Xenia colony that I have had going on 2 years but was not in the proper conditions to grow for about 2-3 months :(. I have improved the conditions drastically in the past few months by adding new T5 lighting. The Xenia have responded exceptionally well and have begun to thrive...
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    20g Reef lighting

    Hello, I was wondering if 4-24w T-5s are enough on a 20g to keep LPS, SPS, and Clams... The bulbs I have are all Giesemann.... 1- Actinic Plus 1- Aquablue 1- Midday 1- Pure Actinic They are run with a Workhorse Ballast and TEK reflectors. Thanks for the help!
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    Computer Fan??

    I was reading a while back about some people useing computer fans to keep their lights and tank cool. I could't completely remember (part of my problem) how it all went together. I picked up a computer fan, a 120mm DC Fan. I thought I read that you could match up a fan with a phone charger or...
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    Skimmer suggestions....

    Hello, Is anyone currently useing the MSO Needlewheel 150 with Funnel Neck, or had experiance with this skimmer. Any suggestions or comments would be greatly appreciated.
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    Lithodes maja? pics anyone?

    Does anybody have any pictures of the hermit crab Lithodes maja? I can only find 1 pic on google for the name. I don't know if this is the name of the hermit crab or not. Thanks
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    Beach Hermit crabs?

    Hi, I recently went to the beach and found a handfull of small beige hemits. I was wondering if anyone puts them in their tanks and if they are ok with corals? I found the around some live rock piles, any info would be great. Thanks Chris
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    Hammer and lighting?

    I have a standard 75g with a 2 bulb T5 retro. They are the 54w bulbs, giesmann powerchrome, one is a pure actinic and the other is aquablue plus. I was wondering if I would be able to keep a hammer in the top half of the tank or not? Or LPS at all? I am planning on getting another 2 bulb retro...
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    Single union ball valve problem

    I did a fresh water test on my 125g to find that when I went to take my return pump plumbing apart, my single union ball valve is not sealing completely. The valve comes from my sump, so when I undo the union water comes out at a pretty good rate. The plumbing is all glued together and in place...
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    330w of VHO....

    My standard 75g has finished cycling and I am looking into getting a 3 bulb VHO retro for it. It would be 330w total. I know I could keep any softies, but what about LPS. I am not looking for any specific LPS, just a rough list that would thrive under these lights. Thanks in advance!
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    125G Reef Tank Build!

    I have now got enough going on to start a thread for this tank! I have been wanting a big saltwater tank for a few years now and had a slight bit of luck to jump start it. I got a 125g All Glass tank from my cusin that moved and was unable to take it with him...
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    Anyone useing or used 3/4" SCWD???

    Is anyone useing/ used the 3/4" SCWD with any problems, like sound or anything? I am considering getting 2 for my 125g that will be in a living room which is where we/guests spend most of our time. I found them for 38.95 a peice not includeing shipping, anywhere I could get them for cheeper?
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    Anyone useing Deltec MCE600???

    I was wondering if anybody is useing the Deltec MCE600 on a 100g-125g system? I am considering getting one for my 125g SPS reef that I am planning. My 55g sump/fuge is 21" tall and my stand will be around 30" tall. I just think that an in-sump skimmer will be a real pain to pull out and get back...
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    Epuipment List for 125g Reef!!!!

    This is my equipment list for a 125g Reef with a 55g sump/fuge. 1- Reeflo Snapper External Pump ( 2500gph ) 1- Reeflo Dart External Pump for Cl system ( 3600gph ) 2- 1 1/2" Bulkheads for CL 3- 1 1/2" Bulkheads for overflow in DT 1- 1 1/2" Bulkhead in sump, intake line for return pump 1- 2...
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    External Water pumps...

    Is anybody running a Sequence Reeflo Snapper Water Pump? If so, would you buy another? The one I am looking at is rated for 2500gph with a 2in suction and a 1-1/2in discharge. It is 210.00 not including shipping.
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    Berlin X2 Venturi Protein Skimmer?

    I am looking for a Protein Skimmer for a 125g reef tank. I have found this Berlin X2 Venturi Protein Skimmer for tanks up to 150g for $160.00 Are Berlin skimmers a good brand and should I get one rated for 250g instead of 125g or 150g?
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    Metal Halide ?

    Ok, I am planning a 50g frag tank. My question is would a pendant metal halide, be less likely to heat my tank verses a retro fit setup that I would need to build a canopy for? An also, what size halide would be recomended? 150, 250...ect. I am looking at eventually keeping SPS, but mainly...
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    Planted aquarium turn-over rate?????

    From experiance with freshwater planted aquariums what is a good turnover rate?? I know in saltwater tanks its much higher but in a densly populated planted tank what would be a good amount of flow?? 10x 20x.. . .?? any input on previous experiance and all opinions appreciated.
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    Flow rate for 1" ...........

    I was wondering if sombody could list the different flow rates for different size plumbing. Example... 1" = 800gph (not actual flow, just a guess) I was just wondering if sombody could post these starting at like 3/4" up to 3" Thank you. . . . . .