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Old 10-11-2017, 08:32 PM   #1
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Hi guys! Iím going to get a 300 gallon tank this Sunday for cheap($500). Guy doesnít want it in his business anymore simply Bc they are remodeling. Fine and dandy with me. Just trying to get some tips on starting up. I currently have a 100 gallon but no sump. All HOB items. I was wondering if yíall can help me out with sump ideas and how big of a sump tank I should have for this 300 gallon.
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You have a 100 gallon, sounds like you have a sump right there if you can swing it. That'd get rid of all the hob stuff.
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Well it comes with two sumps and just about all the equipment to start it up. I was just wondering what size sump would really be ideal for 300gal
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Whatever works. Bigger the better.
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Was thinking about doing a refugium. What other bio filters and media should I look into using
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A protein skimmer is a must on large systems.
I like algae turf scrubbers, which does the same thing as a refugium.
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Iím highly confused on how they set up this sump and filter system. Iíll show pictures later! Iím at work currently! The 300 gallon is massive! Got everything moved very well and we ( my girlfriend and I) love the size! Now in the process of cleaning and planning everything out for this tank build!
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The system hasnít ran for about two years. Iím going to disassemble and clean everything. Hopefully I can get it like new
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A nice vinegar bath will get it back to new.
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