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Old 11-10-2010, 10:25 AM   #1
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Ok so I am totally new to this addictive hobby. A friend of a friend has given away all of his aquarium's. So lucky me I got a free 75gallon tank and a 29 gallon sump. I have a Aquac EV 180 with a mag 9.5 feeding it. my question is what should my return pump size be.

The tank only has 1 bulkhead which is 1".
The over flow box it self is pretty small, being a 6x6x6 inch cube in the top left corner.

I've been looking for information about return pumps but i'm not having very much luck, could just be my newbieness

waiting for me RO/DI unit to be delivered then i can start cycling the tank. YAY!!!!

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get a mag7 or similar, and put a ball valve at the exhaust port. you will be able to dial in exactly what works best for you.
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