Jellyfish care - Converting TL550

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Hi all,

I want to convert my TL 550 into a jelly tank. I have another 1.8m tank that is taking up a lot of time but I don't want my nano to run dry. I was thinking of adding some jellys but don't know where to start.

I have done very minimal reading about them as I have had time constraints. But will also do more research.

Has anyone attempted to keep jellys and has anyone converted a tank into a jelly safe tank?
 

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@loumaggs has kept them and may be the best person to respond :)
From what I have read though the boyu may not be the best tank though because of amount of flow in the tank...someone else with more experience can confirm. ;)
 

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As long as you can prevent them from getting stuck to the overflow.

The return pump would be the only pump providing flow. With the TL550 spraybar you can get a nice circular flow. Keeping them moving.
 

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As long as you can prevent them from getting stuck to the overflow.

The return pump would be the only pump providing flow. With the TL550 spraybar you can get a nice circular flow. Keeping them moving.
If i put a piece of perspex or something along those lines would the few holes at the top of the overflow still suck them in?
 

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@loumaggs has kept them and may be the best person to respond :)
From what I have read though the boyu may not be the best tank though because of amount of flow in the tank...someone else with more experience can confirm. ;)
Thanks very much. @loumaggs can you give me tips about what you do for your jellies
 
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nope.
the spraybar comes out on the left all the way to the back. Setting it up to flow out horizontally over the water surface would create a nice circular clock wise motion. With nothing in the way like rocks, everything should go nicely in clockwise circles round and round. Can test this with small sponge balls.
 

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Just run it with tapwater first to test the flow.
 

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Just run it with tapwater first to test the flow.

I have the tank running properly. I have had the tank for just under a year now and have moved everything into my upgrade. So I will just add the sponge balls and take out the left over sand.

Will get back to you.
 

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