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Old 04-16-2011, 10:28 AM   #21
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Yeah tha'ts what I plan on doing, or buying a new sump setup with room for a refugium. I have a skimmer in there right now but I'm hurting for room lol


My overflow is rated for 400gph. If I took the xp3 out today would just the wet/dry at 400gph still be good turnover ammount?

In this case I'd be loosing the output flow from the XP3, so I'd have to probably add a powerhead since just the output from the wet/dry is only in one corner. What's a good gph for a powerhead in a 75g?
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I believe the Xp3 is already acting as a nitrate factory. I changed the water about a week ago and nitrates were at 5, now they are at 20 or slightly higher. I've cleaned the bio balls in the wet/dry but haven't opened the xp3 yet and it has been running for a month. Instead of cleaning the xp3 I'm seriously considering doing a refugium sump setup very soon and add some live rock and cheato to keep nitrates down.
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i would have to agree. i would be cleaning that out weekly. get a koralia 4, or seio prop pump(1500gph). that should help with flow.
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