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Old 02-13-2012, 06:25 PM   #941
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So I've been looking at different diagrams of sumps online and now I'm debating on doing away with the bio balls. What do you think?
Rubble or media trays will work better for you since you have a reef unless you plan on rinsing the bioballs every week
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Old 02-13-2012, 06:33 PM   #942
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I rinse 50% weekly now. But my refugium has plenty of Rick in it now as well. Part of the reason I was considering dumping the bio balls and creating a larger refugium
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Old 02-14-2012, 09:05 AM   #943
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IMHO I would nix the bio balls. If not cleaned regular they become a nitrate factory. If you have the live rock you shouldn't need the bio balls for anything.
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I think you have more than enough rock in your dt and no need for extra bio filtration in your sump. Just my opinion.
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Old 02-14-2012, 12:01 PM   #945
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I meant no need for the bio balls or rubble.
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Old 02-14-2012, 12:03 PM   #946
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I meant no need for the bio balls or rubble.
Agreed. You should make a media basket instead.
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Old 02-14-2012, 12:21 PM   #947
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Agreed. You should make a media basket instead.
Ok. Thanks guys. I really wanted the media basket and a bigger refugium. I was tired of washing bio balls anyways. Lol
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Old 02-23-2012, 04:48 PM   #948
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Lol. My clownfish remind me of this... They look like they are hiding something in my torch
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LOL That is good.

By the way, going to be attending our local clubs annual frag swap tomorrow. One of the speakers will be Marc from Melvs Reef. The subject of his talk will be sump construction and options. Looking forward to that one.
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LOL That is good.

By the way, going to be attending our local clubs annual frag swap tomorrow. One of the speakers will be Marc from Melvs Reef. The subject of his talk will be sump construction and options. Looking forward to that one.
Take notes for me!!!
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