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Old 01-25-2014, 08:04 PM   #11
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Do you have a light in the sump for the live rock?
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Old 01-26-2014, 12:01 AM   #12
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yes I do. 24" Coralife dual-bulb t5
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Old 01-26-2014, 12:14 AM   #13
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Where the bio balls are currently what should I put there if I did remove them
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Old 01-26-2014, 12:26 AM   #14
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You can add live rock rubble. I'm not a fan of Bioballs myself.
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i personally believe that you COULD run bioballs, however, unless you are able to keep all 100% of them in a consistant waterflow, I find them highly inefficient. running live rock rubble as mentioned is a good idea
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Old 01-26-2014, 12:30 AM   #16
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Right. Bioballs work, don't get me wrong, but the maintenance on them is such a pain.
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exactly, not to mention that they need to be "wet" to actually grow BB, any part or entire bioball that's not touched by water is simply taking up space.
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Does it matter what kind of light is in the sump on the live rock
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Old 01-26-2014, 03:54 PM   #19
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So I am defiantly going to take out my bio balls so should I leave the drip plate on and let the water drip into the empty area? Or put something there instead
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Just remove about 20% of bio balls at a time so you don't remove all that bb at once. You could place live rock rubble in place of bio balls. I've ran into same scenario when I set my system up and never had a crash, so you should be fine. Just remember everything done in a reef should be done slow. Happy reefing!
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