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Old 08-22-2013, 12:11 PM   #11
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Old 08-22-2013, 12:14 PM   #12
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Try this link for the overflow size
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I have no idea about what pump I'd suggest for a system that size.

I would like to point out - What happens if there is a bacterial outbreak in a single tank? It could potentially wipe out every fish in the system.

It's a much more stable system to run airlines to sponge filters in each tank. You can then heat the room to whatever temperature the fish prefer. It is also way way way cheaper to do this.

Water changes are more difficult but in fry tanks the detritus needs to be siphoned out daily anyways.
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Ok but is a sponge filter sufficient for the parents tank also?
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Certainly, sponge filters are amazing at biological filtration and they come in sizes rated for tanks up to 100 gallons or more.

What fish are you going to breed?
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Cichlids, guppys, and angels I know they are a cichlid but they don't act like one lol
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For the sponge filters dot i need to have an air pump for each one?
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Old 08-22-2013, 12:38 PM   #17
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You can, or you can buy a larger air pump, connect that into pvc ran through the fish room, and then connect all the sponge filters to that.

I also just found this which might be a good idea to look into. An Easier Fishroom - TFH Magazine BlogAn Easier Fishroom » TFH Magazine BlogBlog Home | TFH Magazine Blog | TFH Magazine®
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