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Old 07-01-2013, 09:28 AM   #1
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40B Salt water tank

needing advice on Light and filter power heads and any other equipment i might need... Budget friendly please. im looking at having a refugium on the back of the tank.

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Old 07-01-2013, 05:42 PM   #2
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I would go with a sump if you can. You can make em pretty cheap. I got the fluval sea power heads. There alright they get done what needs to be done you can find them at most fish/pet stores. If you build a sump you can put a refugium heater and protein skimmer all under the tank. Unfortunently this isn't a cheap hobby

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Old 07-01-2013, 09:55 PM   #3
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I am in the planning process of upgrading my 20g reef to a 40 breeder and here is the equipment that I am planning on getting for it

Lighting for a reef - This will let you grow sps without any issues and is well reviewed.
2 Dimmable 120W Aquarium Coral Reef Fish Tank White Blue LED Light Black US | eBay

Powerheads - I am debating between 2 of these or 2 of the next larger model.
Koralia Evolution Pump - 850

Protein Skimmer - Good reviews
Reef Octopus NWB110 4

Water pump - Good if you want a refugium. I would suggest a 20g tank with baffles added in
Compact Plus Pump - 2000
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