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Old 06-22-2010, 01:25 AM   #11
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i might try this any thoughts

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Old 06-22-2010, 01:36 AM   #12
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I would not go with that, especially if you are considering a reef tank.
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why and i do have a reef tank
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Old 06-22-2010, 01:46 PM   #14
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Trickle filters aren't the best for reef tanks, the bio balls will build up and cause high nitrates. Plus I wouldn't skimp out on the protein skimmer for a 75-gallon reef tank.
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+1 ryshark.I have the next syphon tube overflow to this and an eheim return pump which can pump 2000, both are spot on.
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Old 06-24-2010, 12:53 AM   #16
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I would not go with that, especially if you are considering a reef tank.
That's a nice set-up and a good price. You don't have to use the bio balls....
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That's a nice set-up and a good price. You don't have to use the bio balls....
Definitely a good price, I won't argue that. Unless you decide you would like to get into some of the harder to care for coral or would like to add a couple more fish. Then that "top of the line" 4" body skimmer will not be enough for a 75-gallon tank. Then you will be looking to upgrade and will spend more money in the long run. I think a lot depends on exactly what the original poster wants to keep in the tank in regards to what type of coral and which fish.
Looking back, I would have saved lots of money if I bought right the first time. But if I stuck with my original plan of having a fowlr, then I would be ok with my original equipment. However, the fowlr plan didn't last long.
A lot also depends on the budget of the OP.
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i ended up going with this one since i already have a skimmer and this looks like a better unit for the price
http://cgi.ebay.com/REFUGIUM-FILTER-...item27b2d3cbf7
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