Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 05-09-2004, 07:36 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice FINatic
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Cochranville PA
Posts: 698
adding a fuge

My tank came with a tidepool II trickle style filter with a bio wheel. I would say that it holds about 20 gal. I want to add space so I can create a fuge. 8) I got a rubbermaid tub and some 2" pvc fittings to connect them. I am trying to figure out what order to put things in. My thought was to have the water hit the floss, over the bio wheel, and across a 4"dsb. Then into the next container, where i would put the heater skimmer and return pump. Is there a better setup?

A lot of ripples make a wave
darb2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2004, 09:43 PM   #2
AA Team Emeritus
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Chatsworth, GA
Posts: 4,071
Send a message via Yahoo to loganj
That should work. If you have enough LR to handle the biofiltration, I would probably ditch the bio wheel though. The floss is OK as long as you keep it changed. Or you can rinse it in tap water...you just don't want it to get bioactive and start cranking out nitrates...leave the biofiltration to the LR. JMHO. Also, be sure you seed the sandbed with plenty of stirring critters.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Logan J
loganj is offline   Reply With Quote

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Adding a fuge to a 55 gal? sedonawrx Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 6 06-22-2006 10:40 AM
Miracle Mineral Mud...Adding to established fuge? Mbeef61 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 1 05-16-2005 11:02 PM
adding a sump/fuge? foma2000 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 4 01-20-2005 10:57 PM
(My Fuge Questions)What type of lighting for a fuge? mrpope Saltwater Reef Aquaria 7 11-04-2004 10:33 PM
Adding sand...adding LR...questions! dansemacabre Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 3 08-31-2003 04:00 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:26 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.