Tank question

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by jorahx4, Jan 22, 2018.

  1. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member

    Is it possible to plumb two tanks together to run on the same water.

    For example I build two tanks that both go to the same sump for filtration.

    I feel like it would require less equipment. And instead of doing two tanks water changes or chemical tests. Just one.


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  2. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

  3. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    Yes, do it!


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  4. Kmooresf

    Kmooresf Supporting Member

    Yup, makes it a bit easier, and adds more volume to your tank. HOWEVER!!!! If you get a problem in one(Ich, flatworms, red bugs, etc), it becomes a problem for both. Does not work as a quarantine tank. I did this for my frag tank, and am very happy with it.


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  5. Fish Boss

    Fish Boss Supporting Member

    I have seen a few setups like this. Generally there is a display with frag tank connected, or sometimes a display with a full size fuge display that has seahorses or what not
     
  6. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    I have 3 tanks running 1 sump and 1 return pump. Totally would do it again.


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  7. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member

    Perfect! I was thinking about building a largish sump that would work for when I decide to upgrade to a second larger tank.


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  8. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    I used a 40b sump and it works great, only change I made was using acrylic baffles instead of glass. I broke glass baffles way too often and so far silicone seems to hold up the acrylic pretty well.


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  9. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    Make sure acrylic baffles make room for acrylic expansion. Seen a lot of people with cracked glass over time due to baffles being cut too precise.


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  10. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    That too


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  11. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member

    Next question guys,
    What is this flower thing?

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    And what's the blue stuff on the rock? I noticed it with the lights off.

    [​IMG]


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  12. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    Those first two photos are some of the worst I've seen ;) I don't see anything there but blurry stuff.

    Green things? Who knows. Probably algae.
     
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  13. Fish Boss

    Fish Boss Supporting Member

    With the first 2 pics, looks like it might be a clove polyp? Really hard to tell, too blurry
     
  14. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member

    Haha yeah sorry. Photo taken from my phone. It's some tiny little flower thing. Noticed it growing under the mushroom. Odd tho that it's a completely blurry photo. From my phone I can see it.

    Thanks anyways for looking.


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  15. Yes! I no longer take the worst pictures in the club!!!!! I'm number 2! I'm number 2! Yayyyyy!
     
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  16. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member




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  17. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    Sorry @jorahx4! Just teasing. Bruce is still the worst . The flower thing could also be a little feather duster. Can you describe the “pedals” of the flower? Feathery? Tentacly?


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  18. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member

    Feathery.


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  19. jorahx4

    jorahx4 Supporting Member

    Looks like a little flower. With gray and black lines on it


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  20. Fish Boss

    Fish Boss Supporting Member

    Does its structure look anything like either of these? Also, if you can somehow turn off the blues on your lights, and just leave the whites on, picture clarity will improve greatly
     

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