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    Can I use a Mag Drive 9.5 with a 5/8 inch return tubing?

    The water shoots into the tank like an open faucet! Is this too much flow? 120 gallon tank with cpr wet dry filter.
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    Can you use two wet dry filters at the same time in one tank?

    Or will the water levels of each conflict as well as tank return flow rate of water?
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    What is best media to place in wet dry filter?

    Should I use bio balls or just place more live rock in it. I want to minimize my nitrate levels?
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    How to change over from Salt to Fresh water system?

    Any advice on how to change over from Salt to Fresh water system? I have a 58 gallon tank with wet / dry filter w/ protein skimmer. I will remove the live rock of course. The sand bed is a larger tan colored media. I want to know if I can reuse the wet / dry filter to clean, filter, and...
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    Will removing sand bed reduce algae growth?

    The small 60 gallon tank has the larger size sand bed. However, the 120 gallon tank has the fine sand. Ed
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    Will removing sand bed reduce algae growth?

    These tanks are over 1 and 2 years old. I have cleaned the rock in past, especially when removing the green hair algae which somtimes requires a bristle brush. I do like your suggestion to doing this at same time as water change to capture the rock debris in the old water.
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    Will removing sand bed reduce algae growth?

    I have been having problems with algae formations in two tanks, one 125 gallons, and one 60 gallons in size. I have green hairy algae in the 125 gallon and red, probably diatom, in the 60 gallon tank. I have tried extensive RODI water changes, phosphate media bags, re-cleaning sand bottom, with...
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    Any suggestions on catching damsels?

    Any suggestions on catching damsels in 120 gallon tank with live rock and corals? Ed
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    How do I maximize removal of green algae from sand bed and red algae from the sand?

    I have a 120 gallon tank with wet / dry filter and protein skimmer which sits inside of the sump. I use PC Compact lighting about 8 hours a day. I would like to know if anyone has suggestions on removing the red algae from the sand bed from my tank. It continues to grow. Also much green algae...
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    How can I reduce phosphates in RODI H20, Nitrates in tank, and Green Algae Spurts?

    I use RODI H2O for my 125 gallon combination fish and coral saltwater tank. I have 125 lb live rock and live sand inside. I test the TDS of the H2O that I just make (prior to mixing salt) and get a TDS reading of zero; however the measured Phosphate reading is at 0.5. Additionally my Nitrate...
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    What is cause of white covered eyes & TX?

    What is cause of white covered eyes & TX? I now have several fish dying 1 at a time with at leat 1 eye enlarged or a covered white coating. What is Cause? Ed
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    Does anyone have suggestions on how to sell a salt water aquarium setup?.

    I am leaving the hobby. Does anyone have suggestions on how to sell a salt water aquarium setup? I assume I’ll be listing the inventory for sale. Where would one get best marketing results on advertising the system. I’m thinking a posting in a fish store? Any suggestions would be...
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    Suggestions for removing Green Algae?

    I have snails, hermit crabs (most died), brittle star; I do have a Chocolate Tang, 2 lawnmower blennies. No one likes this algae. Ed
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    Suggestions for removing Green Algae?

    I don't know differences of green algae species, so i'm assuming it is. It is thready looking or fuzzy in appearance. Ed
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