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Old 07-05-2011, 05:35 PM   #11
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Hey he could do what I did on my fw 20l, I put a rena smartfilter 55 on it, a bit biggewr than needed? Yes, do I have to do weekly water changes? Nope

Youre not serious right? I have a fluval fx5 on my 125 but I still have to do weekly water changes. Thats the only way to get the excess nutrients out, unless maybe if you a heavily planted tank.....
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That is pretty much exactly what I was looking at! Get OUT of my head Carey!!
I know I won't be able to house and anemone in that tank. But if all goes will in time, I might upgrade to a fairly large sw dt.
Just depends on bulb setup, 3 white 1 blue should be more than enough for corals if I am not mistaken...
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Old 07-05-2011, 05:38 PM   #13
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LOL. See, nice and simple.

I had an anenome under a 4 bulb system and it did quite well. I did return it cause my tank 29g, was too small for it and I always worried it would eat my fish. LOL
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I knew starting out that 20 gal was too small for something like that
So for now, just some live rock and some clowns. I may even wait on the refugium until I see if I want to upgrade to a much larger tank :p
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Oh lord... 3 articles about getting a new tank setup and my head is already buzzing and my brains is full...
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I meant I have a smartfilter 55 on my 20g fw tank... Haven't had issues yet. (Knock on wood)
On my 125 I have an emperor 400, 100lbs of lr and a 30g refuge . Holding stable
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Oh lord... 3 articles about getting a new tank setup and my head is already buzzing and my brains is full...
This site will do that to ya, when I first joined, I spent hours upon hours sifting through this site, for days. Ultimately endin with a throbbing head and sore eyes just take it one step at a time it'll work out great
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Have you looked at the aquaclears? i think that one you linked might not be enough for your 20g.
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I would personally go with 1 size bigger. If there's one rated for 30-60 gallons, only because it'll make life a bit easier
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