Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > General Aquarium Forums > General Hardware/Equipment Discussion

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 12-15-2012, 12:21 AM   #11
Aquarium Advice Addict
Andrew McFadden's Avatar

POTM Champion
Tank of the Month Award
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: johnstown, ohio
Posts: 7,919
All the pet stores around me run sumps for each section. The sections usually have 6 or 8 tanks and the sump at the bottom. Drilled would be the way to go imo. So the top drains to the one under and so on till it hits the sump then the pump pumps back to the top.

Andrew McFadden is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2012, 01:13 AM   #12
Aquarium Advice Activist
Bowhunterking's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 166
Hey foster 53 could you post some pics of your fish room, I would love to see your setup.

Bowhunterking is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2012, 09:15 AM   #13
Aquarium Advice Addict
foster53's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Michigan
Posts: 1,626
Originally Posted by Bowhunterking View Post
The only pet store around me is pet co :/ so that won't get me far. I was thinking sponge filters but would wouldn't increase the amount of tank maintenance I would need to do (water changes, etc), not that I am not willing to do it, but I'll have grooming, and tons of other animal to take care of, and at least around 300-400 tanks (4000 gal of h2o). And I read some were that sponge filters won't work with salt water is this true.
I don't know about sponge filters in a marine environment. I know very little about saltwater. Like Andrew recommended drilled is best. You can manifold a whole bank of tanks and drain them all at once. Just stir the gravel in each tank, and let the sediment drain with the water. you could still use sponge filters, if you didn't use a sump system. I will try to get some pics on of my setup. But I am not very savvy when it comes to computers

foster53 is offline   Reply With Quote

filtration, multiple tanks, tan, tanks

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

» Photo Contest Winners

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:10 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.