Want to start a marine tank

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  1. wesley87

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    Hi There,

    At present I have a freshwater tank, 650Length x 450width x 650height.

    I would like to convert it into a Marine Tank. Please advise what the best set up would be for my Tank.

    Also if anyone has a tank of a similar size, I would love to see what it looks like.

    Thanks in Advance guys...
     
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  3. Smithers

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    One of my tanks is very similar in size to yours. I have an overflow box on the back of the tank (Will do some pics later) with two 32mm pipes that lead into a sump. Why Two I hear you say, well I wanted a silent option so overflow pipe 1 has a gate value on it to raise and lower the level in the overflow box. Pipe 2 stands as high as it can go and is only used if pipe 1 gets blocked. This set up gives zero splash in the sump and you don't have any gurgling sounds either.

    Have a look here at Post #3
    Smithers new tank - Marine Aquariums South Africa
     
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    Welcome to MASA :thumbup:
     
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