Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 08-28-2010, 12:12 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 1
Question New member, confused on filtration

hi everyone. I am a new member. I've had a 36 gal saltwater fo for 2 yrs. I am in the process of buying a 125 gal. I want to go fo again and have pretty much decided to use a canister filter with an additional hob. I want to use sand. I'm confused, should I use live rock or not with this system. and someone told me to use 10% live sand. filtration has a lot of options. I don't know enough to make the right choices. Any help will be appreciated.
__________________

__________________
coatsy54 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 03:21 AM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
mgamer20o0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: so cali
Posts: 5,987
Welcome to AA.
__________________

__________________
Google.
mgamer20o0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 09:56 AM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
thincat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 5,330
Welcome to AA. If you use live rock you won't need any other filter except a skimmer.. Save your money and buy aragonite sand instead of live sand and use that money to buy more liverock.
__________________
Happy Reefing,
TC
thincat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 12:31 PM   #4
SW REEF 18+ YEARS
Community Admin
 
melosu58's Avatar



Tank of the Month Award
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 38,249
Moving this to the getting started forum.
__________________

SITE ADMINISTRATOR

You can view many of my fish and corals in my photo albums in my profile.

View my tank


AA Community Rules|AA TOS

Forums 101 - posting, accounts, basics
melosu58 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
filtration

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Filtration issues, or lack-there-of filtration... penelope Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 9 03-02-2008 08:22 PM
confused with filtration system: wet-dry vs. canister bapski General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 3 03-04-2006 09:31 PM
Im getting a little confused... BrennanX Saltwater Reef Aquaria 9 01-24-2006 08:10 AM
im all confused now RoLeX Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 6 11-18-2005 10:15 AM
Now I'm REALLY Confused! johnkristie Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 2 03-12-2004 11:20 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:59 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.