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Old 12-30-2003, 06:48 PM   #1
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filtration question

I have been closely monitoring my water quality for the past few months and everything is perfect. HOOORRRAAAYYYY!!! I am trying to get my tank to be more selfsustaining by eliminating manual filtration. I am now down to where I would like it to be.

Skimmer, DSB, 100 lbs LR, refugium. For a 55g reef.

Is this where I am hoping to be, or is this pushing the limits.

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Seems fine to me. Where you would be pushing the limits would be the bioload of the tank.
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I have a coral beauty, saddle clown, 3 damsels,lawnmower and yellow tang. All else is inverts, snails, corals,hermies. Keep your fingers xed.

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Well your fish load IMO is at its max for the 55. So aside from regular water changes (maybe weekly) and cautious feeding your natural filtration + skimmer should be adiquite.
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