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Old 01/07/2008, 12:23 AM   #1
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Do I need anything else?

I have just finished putting my tank together. I have 140lbs of live rock, 200lbs of sand. A Coralife 125 super skimmer, A JBJ EFU 45 Recation Canister, A cascade 1000 Canister, 2 Hydor Koralia 3 Powerheads, and two 200 watt heaters.
Is there anything else I should get. Im not familiar with other equipment like refegiums or things like that. Should I have one?
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Old 01/07/2008, 12:33 AM   #2
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Refugiums are an excellent addition but not necessary. It might be something you want to look into further down the line
Why are you using cannister filters - if used as a filter they are detrimental to a reef system.
What size is the tank?


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Old 01/07/2008, 12:44 AM   #3
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Sorry, I am running dual 250Watt MH. I dont plan on having a full blown reef just maybe a coral or two and later a clam. I may add a sump later but I have no idea how they are used or anything about them. It is a 100gallon tank.


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Old 01/07/2008, 12:45 AM   #4
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Also what is a refegium?


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Old 01/07/2008, 12:49 AM   #5
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a seperate tank where you grow pods...& chaeto...beneficial for your aquarium...


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Old 01/07/2008, 12:53 AM   #6
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How do you attach it. I dont have any overflows or anything or a sump so do i need a pump?


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Old 01/07/2008, 12:57 AM   #7
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instead of a canister filter you could buy a sump/wet dry filter with an extra area to place some miracle mud, mangroves, chaeto...making it a refugium


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Old 01/07/2008, 01:00 AM   #8
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you would also need a pump to return the water to the tank...be prepared to spend money...if not now later...once you become more familiar with other products/equipment...you will want them...


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