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Old 03-13-2012, 03:52 AM   #1
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90gallon tank

I recently just made arrangements to purchase a 90gl reef ready tank setup (tank, stand, DIY refudgium, and lights) off of some1 from Craig's list and I will be picking it up soon, but I was wondering the lights this tank has on it now are the power compacts and it will be a while before I can grab the lights I want.... What corals could I keep under this? If any in that tank?
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I recently just made arrangements to purchase a 90gl reef ready tank setup (tank, stand, DIY refudgium, and lights) off of some1 from Craig's list and I will be picking it up soon, but I was wondering the lights this tank has on it now are the power compacts and it will be a while before I can grab the lights I want.... What corals could I keep under this? If any in that tank?
Also what are some LED fixtures that I could put on there when the time comes for the up grade... I was hopping to spend under 500 to light the whole thing... I want to eventually keep...SPS, LPS, and an anemone
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Old 03-13-2012, 05:07 AM   #3
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Also what protien skimmers could you recommend that are solid but under $250
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Old 03-13-2012, 11:16 AM   #4
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I know they are on the cheaper end of the skimmer spectrum, but my Corallife super skimmer 125, has served me well for 6 uninterrupted years, besides cleaning. Started on a 135 tall, and is now on my 180 mixed reef. Ive had it on the 180 for a year and has done good, but need to get a larger one. For the price( think 160 on sale, foster smith), it's worked great!
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Old 03-13-2012, 07:00 PM   #5
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Thanks, I'll Deffinatly look into it.... It is almost dead silent?
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Old 03-13-2012, 07:46 PM   #6
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If you hang it on the tank you hear it a little bit, that's how I had it on the 135. In sump, cant hear it at all. I've been really happy with mine, there weren't as many options for skimmers 6 years ago, but like I said before, for the money, it is great. Good luck

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Old 03-13-2012, 10:50 PM   #7
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Okay, thanks for the feedback
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Old 03-13-2012, 11:11 PM   #8
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Reef octopus skimmers really good. I paid about 265 I think for my 90 gallon reef. Skimmer rated for 180gal

I also have a orbit power compact light fixture. 2 10000k days and 2 actinics. You can sustain a reef tank for sure. It is considered moderate lighting.
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Old 03-14-2012, 02:53 PM   #9
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Yeah, was thinking about them but I herd people have trouble with the pumps?.....Are you able to keep LPS? And SPS in the top 1/3 of the tank?
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Only certain reef octopus pumps have issues . It is Psk 2500 pump by sicce. Once you know how to fix it there isn't an issue.
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