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Old 02-19-2013, 05:58 PM   #11
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You could buy a net to put it in... Or media bags. Or you could make a strainer so they stay in their compartment. Egg crates may have to big of holes but you could look into them. If you want to build strainers check out uarujoey on YouTube.
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:47 PM   #12
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So I have an edge 6g with a crack in the top that I don't use looked over at it and got this crazy idea in my head that I am going to incorporate it into the system thinking couldn't I just use a lot of live rock in there and not have to worry with bio balls or the matrix Am I just crazy or would this work

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Old 02-19-2013, 08:02 PM   #13
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That would work if you do it right. I'm sure you will. Jut be careful and thorough figuring it out. You don't need to use the extra media but I would advise it.
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Old 02-19-2013, 08:28 PM   #14
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So this What I have mocked up so far not using the hoses you see just there for reference

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Will prob still put bio balls or something in where the skimmer inputs to the 10g
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Old 02-19-2013, 09:28 PM   #15
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Sounds good
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Old 02-20-2013, 08:43 PM   #16
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Doing a test run tonight!

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Old 02-21-2013, 03:21 PM   #17
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Doing a test run tonight!
Looks good. It should work good too.
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Old 02-21-2013, 05:32 PM   #18
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Ended up only using the 10 but it is up and running like a champ
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:27 AM   #19
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Bubble traps = waste of space. Get an auto top off and get rid of the bubble traps. More refugium room and ur compartment for your return can be tiny because you don't have to worry about low water.
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Looks fantastic, keep us up to date how it works out.
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