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Old 10-04-2016, 03:05 PM   #11
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The current 75 gallon doesn't have as ump. The New 150 gallon has a sump and I will be using co2.

I don't have experience with sumps and co2. Co2 loss is expected due to the agitation. My advice is to get a 20lb co2 tank so that you can just crank it up a bit (relative to a tank that has no surface agitation). Also, use a Cerges reactor of course just to have more efficiency.
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I see, thanks for the reply. I have some ideas that I might post on a new thread. Sump designs that use as few baffles as possible for very little surface agitation.
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Got this LED light from Amazon..$30 total (make sure to buy LED + AC adapter separately)
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Got it to get some moon light effect. Holy bright batman. Had to buy the dimmer for it ($4). Not really the effect I was going for but will see how it looks when there's water. Looking for the shimmer effect.

Also painted back black. about 4-5 coats.


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Those are some gorgeous fish! Look forward to see how this comes together
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Moved tank to final position. Waiting for one specific plumbing part, will take a week. Added lighting. not much going on...driftwood needs to be chopped.

Meanwhile, decided to use sand for this tank, also with plant coverage of only 25-40% as opposed to 80-95% the 75 gallon has. Just to keep the maintenance lower.

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150g on hold, plumbing issues. Going away for 2 weeks, will continue when I get back. Big head ache but hopefully sump all worth it.








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Water is beautiful

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Been soaking a few days. Lots more work to do...

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No time to work on 150g



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