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Old 11-04-2013, 12:02 PM   #1
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90 gallon tank

Just got a 90 gallon with a overflow and a stand. I'm still in need of everything else and I wanted to get ideas of what to look for. My next step is to get a sump, skimmer and pump. I just want some options on brands to look for. Thank
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Old 11-04-2013, 12:15 PM   #2
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I would suggest on building your own sump as it may be cheaper if done right the first time.
as for the skimmer Eshopps has quality skimmers for a good price.
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Old 11-04-2013, 01:19 PM   #3
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Depending on how much space you have to work with I would probably make a sump out of a 29g tank for something that size and it will definitely save you a bundle of money.

A good skimmer is the reef octopus. It's an affordable one made to go in a sump. Have you looked at any ro/di units? Also, what kind of lighting are you thinking about?
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I have a 90 myself and made the sump out of a 40 breeder tank


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Old 11-04-2013, 01:39 PM   #5
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Old 11-04-2013, 02:00 PM   #6
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Depending on how much space you have to work with I would probably make a sump out of a 29g tank for something that size and it will definitely save you a bundle of money. A good skimmer is the reef octopus. It's an affordable one made to go in a sump. Have you looked at any ro/di units? Also, what kind of lighting are you thinking about?
I thought about ro/di But I am limit on room I live in a apartment and wouldn't I need to store the ro/di water in a bin or could I hook up to the faucet and let it pour into my tank if I was to buy the ro/di system.
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I store water in two 6 gallon pails the day before I do water change, premix it and you are good to go
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How long would it take to store 50 gallons of ro
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You wouldn't need that much to store only what you are using for water changes, 10% a week
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What about just filling up my tank
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