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Old 03-29-2013, 06:35 PM   #11
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Awesome!!! Did you use your old sand?
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:26 PM   #12
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:55 PM   #13
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If you want to use your old sand here's how i did it Fill a 5gl pail 2/3rd full with old sand top off with old salt water mix the crap out of it most of the detritus will float to the top dump it off and refill and mix keep this up until mostly clear then pour into the new tank make sure there's enough new salt water to cover the sand lot of work but it did save my live sand Easy way is save a few cups of the old sand then rinse the rest with fresh water use the saved sand to reseed the clean sand bed.
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Alright thanks for the tip! I have a marineland tidepool 2 model 2 sump and i cleaned it up almost looks brand new, i took the biowheel out i want to run some egg crate in one compartment for a fuge, and possibly a in sump skimmer that can operate a low water level around 6 inches?
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Old 03-29-2013, 08:38 PM   #15
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Thats going to be a tough one you may be better off with a HOB skimmer

Not sure how much room you have but this one works in as little as 3 in of water http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...3475&subref=AA
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Check out the tidepool 2 sump its the biowheel one i took out the wheel, its clear acrylic as well, might just go with a big refugium
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Old 03-29-2013, 08:47 PM   #17
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that would work just use a filter sock
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Its almost a wet dry sump:s
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Old 03-31-2013, 12:27 AM   #19
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So i picked up 40 lbs select size aragonite and 8 lbs of dry reef rock ! Cant wait to get it all running im filling it up as we speak, i also picked up another 200 watt submersible heater !
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