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Predation 07-15-2014 03:51 PM

New project! Help appreciated.
 
So,

I'm looking into buying a Marineland Deep Dimensions 250 Gallon (36"x60"x27") for a new home for my quickly growing fishes. Im 99.9% sure i'll be getting the tank, but I'm not very familiar with plumbing a tank of this size. I need help figuring out a proper filtration system. I have a 55gallon that is sitting empty that i can use as a sump, and I'm fairly handy, but I've never built one before. I'm not really putting a budget on this project yet though, so any ideas are appreciated. I mostly need tips on plumbing, and sump ideas for a 250. Would a single Proflex series 4 do the job?

Im in SW ontario, if anyone wants to help me out on this project?

SoloW 07-16-2014 03:03 AM

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Dis 07-16-2014 03:48 PM

Why not get the 300 dd? You should be able to use to 55 gallon for it. There is alot of the Internet for DIY sumps.

Predation 07-17-2014 10:21 AM

At the store I'm looking to buy from the 300DD is currently unavailable, but there is a sale on the other sizes, otherwise I would obviously want the 300DD.

Dis 07-17-2014 01:52 PM

Ya that makes sense, where are you getting it from?

Predation 07-19-2014 10:45 AM

www.incredibleaquarium.com located in London, Ontario, Canada. I've dealt with them I the past and their customer service is above and beyond.

Predation 07-22-2014 03:31 PM

Tank ordered. Should be in in a couple weeks. Ridiculously excited!!!

jsodwi 07-24-2014 08:08 PM

Make a sump out of the 55g. Look at joeys website www.diyfishkeepers.com you will find how easy it is to make a nice sump. Did you get the tank drilled for overflows?

Predation 07-25-2014 05:22 AM

Yes, I got it drilled w/ corner-flo's. Should I use one large water pump or two small ones? One per return output?

Predation 07-25-2014 05:23 AM

I'm thinking this would be best in case one fails.


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