Please Help?????

Discussion in 'Nano Tank advice' started by Marjolein, 28 May 2009.

  1. Marjolein

    Marjolein

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    I have a boyu TL550 130L tank but it only has one small part at the top of the tank that the water can go thru. Is this normal for the new tanks only having one section in the tank for the water to go to the back filters?
     
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  3. brettb2020

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    thats correct. there is only a small part (overflow) where the water enters the filters behind. its not a big tank so the water that goes through that little part is enough. was designed like that.

    how is your tank coming along though? has it started its cycle yet?
     
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    Hey,

    It's perfect like that. It just means u got the newer model cos the older models had holes all the way down the side. Most people block all these holes up and just leave the top one open anyway. It also helps to skim the surface of the water.

    Marjolein, Did you read all the other threads on this tank. If not I would advise that you remove all the ceramic rings and sponges that came with the tank and replace with filter floss and live rock.
     
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    That is great to have small opening. You want very slow movement through your sump / filter area. You must however get additional waterflow going via p/heads in the dt though, otherwise all hell will break loose in there...
     
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