Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 10-31-2019, 03:34 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2019
Posts: 1
I have not used my tank in a decade

So after 10 years, I have decided to restart my live rock fish only 75g glass tank. I've been looking around and there is debate about what equipment to use. I have a lot of stuff and am unsure what I need to use.

I have: eheim 2227 wet/dry, eheim 2217 regular canister filter, berlin hang on protein skimmer, uv, hang-on bio wheel, 4 powerheads, 2 heaters, and an old ro/di whose filters likely need changing.

Is my protein skimmer and a bunch of live rock enough? Or should i go with "more is better" but more maintenance?
__________________

__________________
clkndgr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2019, 05:55 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Brookster123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Mass
Posts: 19,163
For a fish only display I'd think proper maintenance and flow would be enough. A skimmer wouldnt hurt. A hang on back with floss would help polish the water. I wouldnt use the canisters unless you plan on cleaning them every couple weeks.
__________________

__________________
I'm not really here... fell in the tank and my phone is just that smart
Brookster123 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2019, 12:57 PM   #3
Giant Clam Addict
Community Admin
 
Sniperhank's Avatar



POTM Champion
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Summerville, Pennsylvania
Posts: 19,802
With proper maintenance, all of your old equipment should be just fine. Just rinse it all real good and hope it all starts back up. Brookster's statements are on point.
Sniperhank is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
tan, tank

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
First New Tank In Almost a Decade, Freshwater hpiguy Members Freshwater Tanks Showcase 18 09-16-2012 10:00 PM
Looking for 48'' T5 HO used or 250 MH used SnowZz Archive 4 08-16-2010 06:24 AM
used used used and cycling JPKeenan Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 4 08-18-2009 02:16 AM
Can't believe the fish bag used in lfs and used for so long! gu2high Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 22 02-08-2007 08:31 AM
Making a new tank, need advice, been over a decade... HatredManifesto Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 5 08-12-2004 11:20 PM







» Photo Contest Winners







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:08 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×