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Old 09-10-2013, 08:56 AM   #11
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Good size! I didn't even know aqua one made skimmers - if you can get one rated for twice your water volume, try not to get a cheap one, you'll only have to replace it down the road
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:02 AM   #12
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Yea i didnt either do you know the ratio for working out how much live rock you need to seed dry rock
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Old 09-10-2013, 10:30 AM   #13
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Haha i want to run a sump but will probably just run a canister filter the local shop charges $70 to drill one hole in the tank so i cant afford that haha i want to have it packed with corals
Do you have a reef club in your area? If so check with them about drilling. The club may be able to help for free. Or at least at the cost of a few beers.
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Old 09-10-2013, 11:13 AM   #14
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Na there are no reef clubs that i know of ill look tomorrow and see here is some pics of the tank

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Old 09-10-2013, 11:22 AM   #15
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Nice score. I also have a 55 and I also wish I had started out with a sump with a built in refugium. Ordering one this weekend. Check bulk reef supply for your equipment.
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Old 09-15-2013, 01:16 AM   #16
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How long should i wait while the tank is full for test filling
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Old 09-28-2013, 04:35 AM   #17
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So i finally got around to putting water amd rock in my tank its all dry rock so far and my LFS ran out of salt water so im waiting till next weekend to finish filling it up here are some pics ill be adding more rock soon

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Old 09-28-2013, 07:45 PM   #18
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Yea i didnt either do you know the ratio for working out how much live rock you need to seed dry rock
You can "seed" with as little as a 1 in. piece of rubble. I try to get a 1-2lb piece to speed things along. Be sure to blind feed after you put any LR in there.
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Im adding about 10kg of live rock to seed the tank
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That'll work
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