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Old 11-10-2014, 06:07 PM   #51
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Are you going with coral (you better be! LOL) or just fowlr?

No I'm definitely going with coral. I have some corals currently in my two tanks that I am transferring into this new setup. I would like to try some SPS in the future so I want to have enough light to accommodate those.





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Old 11-10-2014, 06:12 PM   #52
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You definitely need corals!

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Old 11-10-2014, 06:15 PM   #53
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Ok here are a few pictures of my sump and electrical bar.
The first and second stages.
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The plastic grid piece still has to be glued into place. It's just sitting in the. Bottom right now. That piece will allow me to add additional media like Chemipure, etc.


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Nicely done.

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Old 11-10-2014, 07:07 PM   #56
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Very nice. I thought about running that same power bar in my stand when I was first setting it up. Let me know how it works for you.

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Very nice. I thought about running that same power bar in my stand when I was first setting it up. Let me know how it works for you.

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I like it because the connections are spread out. I am planning on putting a timer on one connection that will have my skimmer attached to it so I can have the skimmer come on automatically a few times a week. I used this electrical bar in my old office at work and had all my equipment for my 20 gallon connected to it and it worked out great.


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Ok this is the light I was thinking about getting. What do you think?

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I will have a choice of water pumps that I already have on hand to use with this build:

Eihem universal 1262 - 310 gph
Eihem universal 1260 - 635 gph

I was thinking of using the 635 gph pump. Any thoughts!


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Sump looks good! Like the power strip but why would you run a timer on your skimmer? Why no let it run nonstop? Also the light looks good, but not many specifics in the pics. Got a link to it? With the two pumps you have, you could probably get away with using either of them. I ended up going with a danner mag 3 which is 350 gph on my system which is virtually the same as yours will be. I could get away with more or less flow though Im sure. Depending on how high the water is being pumped you will loose gph as well.
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