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Old 03-30-2012, 03:14 PM   #21
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What's is the benefit of laying down egg crate under the sand??
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Old 03-30-2012, 06:50 PM   #22
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Filter socks are good for catching large particles from your drain tube before it gets sucked up by your return pump and put back into DT. Most people get 3 or 4, they are like $5 each at BRS. Then they rotate them throughout the week or so.

The eggcrate is used by some to stabilize the rockwork. Some shrimp and goby's like to burrow under the rocks and the eggcrate helps to make sure the rocks dont shift and fall.
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:04 PM   #23
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Doesn't egg crate cause problems with junk building up since critters can't really go in and out of each square?
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:16 PM   #24
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Honestly, I'm not sure, I've never used it!
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No. The eggcrate gets covered with sand. Besides things that burrow and bacteria, nothing will get down there. As already stated, it is to stabilize rockwork. I almost had a tragedy when my goby got to digging. Id recommend using eggcrate for any sandbed that is even slightly deep.
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:24 PM   #26
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My sand bed will be 3".
I have tons of worms, brittle sea stars and snails that roam my sand bed. My only fear is that in low oxygen environment the bacteria would be doing its job but it will be impossible to keep each Square stirred.

Anyone have an deep sand bed with egg crate?

Don't have any goby but want to get one later. So
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Anyone use wave master pro?

Is that any good? Would it help in this setup?
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Old 03-31-2012, 12:43 AM   #28
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Wave master pro on Craigslist for 45$ is that a good deal?
It's about 1.5 hrs drive from my place
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Old 04-01-2012, 08:59 PM   #29
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so I have red sea wavemaster pro, and 2 korilia 2 620gph

Would it setup work good or the wavaster only work with maxi jet pumps?
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No, you don't want that. The koralias are only good with their proprietary wave controller as far as I have heard. You don't need a wavemaker anyway. I would use 2 x 1400gph Koralias and call it a day. Those 750s will seem weak.
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