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Old 07-12-2020, 08:54 PM   #1
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Hi. I'm finishing my basement and planning new circuits throughout. Would I need 1 or 2 separate circuits for everything necessary for a 200-265 gallon reef aquarium I'm going to eventually have? Thank you for your help...Jim
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I would dedicate one for lighting and one for accessories.
Not absolutely necessary but if you're in the process than it's worth it.
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Two separate 20 amp circuits will be plenty.
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Oo oo gfci receptacles as well.
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Oo oo gfci receptacles as well.
Agreed. Those are essential with water around.
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Agreed. Those are essential with water around.
Unless you dont mind getting electrocuted all the time anymore..
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