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Old 12-12-2011, 11:16 AM   #141
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Yep, with base rock you can just rinse and add. Theres no die off or anything so its good to go.
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Old 12-12-2011, 11:19 AM   #142
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Putting together a sump and when I install I was thinking of filling it up with sand and base rock and just let it come live. Nothing wrong with that is there?
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Old 12-12-2011, 11:22 AM   #143
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You can do that. I added some base rock to my sump as well as some live rock. The base will become live shortly now worries.
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Only worry after going thru all I went thru and starting another cycle.
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Old 12-20-2011, 04:40 PM   #145
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All of my parameters are good and I keep losing fish. Ammonia is at 0 trite 0 trats 10 and oh at 8.0. What could be happening?
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Old 12-20-2011, 10:18 PM   #146
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Are you getting all your fish from the same lfs? How is the quality of your lfs?
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Old 12-20-2011, 10:22 PM   #147
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All of the ones that died unexpectedly were from the same place. But there reputation was great. Another lfs told me there water was such a high quality that it was hard to get there fish to live other places, but that just sounded dumb to me. Some have died getting stuck to a power head intake (the powered head was removed) another got stuck to the intake for the skimmer. I don't have my sump set up yet
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:03 PM   #148
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Just an quick update of my tank. I will not be adding any more fish to the tank for a few weeks. I have my sump built and overflow box is here should be delivered on Tuesday. Will have it set up on Wednesday. I was wondering if the setup is wrong or ok to do. Water in and skimmer then over, under, over baffel then large area (fuge?) Than over and under baffel to return area.
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I had it leak testing for a week than thought the last area needed another baffel to stops bubbles to the return.
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Just an quick update of my tank. I will not be adding any more fish to the tank for a few weeks. I have my sump built and overflow box is here should be delivered on Tuesday. Will have it set up on Wednesday. I was wondering if the setup is wrong or ok to do. Water in and skimmer then over, under, over baffel then large area (fuge?) Than over and under baffel to return area.
It may be too late- but your second divider from the right- it goes all the way to the top. If possible I'd take off an inch or two just invade you have a return flow from the dt in a power outage do the water can be easily displaced along the whole sump and maybe prevent a flood
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