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Old 02-04-2013, 12:03 PM   #1
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I am planning on making a refugium this weekend. I wanted to know what would be the cheapest way to make it and what would I need. I already have the tank but that's it. Would My main tank need to be drilled?
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They sell hob refugiums that ive personally never used but its like a big hob filter. Some have drilled and some have overflow boxs for a refugium. When I had mine I had a trickle filter with an detached refugium.
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What all do I need to build one? If I have to drill my tank I'm not doing it.
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You don't have to drill the tank its just the preferred and safest method. You can buy a HOB overflow which I did have a spare one I coulda gave ya but it got hacked up and made into frag racks haha. Just make sure you get something with the appropriate gph rating for your tank and then a pump to match.
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Are you using a sump now? If not what are you using?
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You don't have to drill the tank its just the preferred and safest method. You can buy a HOB overflow which I did have a spare one I coulda gave ya but it got hacked up and made into frag racks haha. Just make sure you get something with the appropriate gph rating for your tank and then a pump to match.
Ok I'll probably start buying that stuff this weekend.
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Are you using a sump now? If not what are you using?
I just have a filter on the back of my tank.
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This will show you what a hob reugium looks like its pretty simple.
Reef Aquarium Filtration: AquaFuge External Hang-On Refugium
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