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Old 01-15-2014, 05:03 PM   #31
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also i am doing fowlr if that matters?
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:04 PM   #32
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Ya then 110 should be fine as long as you have no dead spots
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:05 PM   #33
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I'm running 2 korilia nano 240's. Great little power head and only $25. Are you planning on doing a reef or just a fowlr?if you can get the flow so there's no dead spots 110 should be fine for cycle
sorry im new, yes only a fowlr, the filter is rated at around 100 gph also so would that be sufficient, what is a dead spot sorry for the newbie questions
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:08 PM   #34
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Set up your power head and let it run for a while if you notice stuff settling in one spot that's a flow dead spot and this is where waste will settle and bacteria/algae will grow. And that should be fine for a fowlr
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:20 PM   #35
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Set up your power head and let it run for a while if you notice stuff settling in one spot that's a flow dead spot and this is where waste will settle and bacteria/algae will grow. And that should be fine for a fowlr
so it seems to work better now, just its so bulky it looks weird...there is also anotehr mode which is substantially smaller and is called utility pump which seems much smaller, also what does the airline have to do with the pump and why do i have it. thanks
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Old 01-15-2014, 07:20 PM   #36
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I was curious when to add a CUC, how long will a seeded cycle take? any other recomendations ?
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Old 01-15-2014, 07:22 PM   #37
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I use the korilias and they don't have airlines. Did you get a power head or a pump.
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Old 01-15-2014, 07:23 PM   #38
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Have you ever cycled a tank before?
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Old 01-15-2014, 07:30 PM   #39
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Mine is a three in one. I'll post a pic of the new way tonight.

I have cycled fw tanks, never saltwater so was just curious how much the live rock helps the cycle
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Add your ammonia source. Then wait for your ammonia to spike then nitrite to spike then when these 2 both fall off to 0 ppm and all you have is nitrate do a large wc (50-60%). You can add some cuc here but don't go crazy because you don't want them to starve. I would wait until your nitrates below 10 ppm before adding a fish
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