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Old 08-08-2013, 10:15 PM   #11
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If you really want to use a hob filter get one rated for at least twice the volume. I agree that starting bigger is better, it is quite hard to maintain stable temp and salinity on such a small tank. I started with a 55g and almost instantly wanted to upgrade (addictive hobby) you may also be disappointed with the fish selection for a 10 (no clowns)
Should I buy something like this?
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:27 PM   #12
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That might work, I use the 420 Power head but I can't spell the name. Pet moutain is a good place to buy stuff at, there cheaper an have sells often
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:33 PM   #13
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If you're looking at powerheads I recommend getting ones with magnet bases, I have heard horror stories about the suction cups falling
What is your plan for this tank? What do you intend to keep? This can determine what kind of fork train is best and what kind of lighting you'll need...
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Ha! Fork train. *what kind of filtration...
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Ha! Fork train. *what kind of filtration...
I use a hob on my 25 rated up to 40-60 g, though I plan to add a sump later on for easier stable water parms. Marine land make good filters
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Ha! Fork train. *what kind of filtration...
I was just thinking about having a fish tank with some live rocks. And the filtration just a 20 gallon hang on the back filter with a water flow maker.
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:43 PM   #18
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What I meant was what do you want to put in it? Fish/corals? That will dictate what equipment you may need.
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From what I've heard those power sweep power heads are awful.
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What I meant was what do you want to put in it? Fish/corals? That will dictate what equipment you may need.
I was looking into getting 2 or 3 small fish I just haven't been the are pet store yet. What does petco sell that can maybe fit in a 10 gallon
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