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  1. MattB72

    Fire eel swimming in his newly acquired 240 :)

    Threw a few purigen bags in the sump and the water finally cleared up
  2. MattB72

    Fire eel swimming in his newly acquired 240 :)

    Funny you say that, 2 years ago my wife bought me a 36 gallon for my first tank for Christmas and we got those balas that where a couple inches long and now they are a foot. Went from a 36 gallon to a few months later a 125 gallon now just spent a hefty amount on doing this built in 240 gallon...
  3. MattB72

    Fire eel swimming in his newly acquired 240 :)

    Just got all the fish moved into a 240 will probably create a build thread since it's been a long process . Everyone seems to love it! Little video of my fire eel moving around in it
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    "Freshwater" Tiger Moray eel

    Its going into a 75 gallon for now by itself until it puts a little size on and then into a 240 gallon with the rest of my bigger fish fire eels, tire trek, bichirs. Just want to make sure he's big enough he's not going to have any issues with getting picked on
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    "Freshwater" Tiger Moray eel

    That's great to hear thank you
  6. MattB72

    "Freshwater" Tiger Moray eel

    Just ordered a freshwater tiger moray eel that's from Indonesia. And now I'm reading alot of conflicting information about them. Can I put it in freshwater or do I need to convert my tank to brackish?! It will be here Friday
  7. MattB72

    Inch of Stagnant water for a week

    In the middle of my tank build. Got the overflow drilled in, my sump piped in and then filled the tank to water test everything then let it run for 24 hours everything seemed great. So drained the tank there was about an inch in the bottom of the tank and sump that my pump couldn't get out...
  8. MattB72

    Need help picking sump filter!

    Ended up ordering the Sapphire Sump CR44. Was looking to run k1 in the second chamber but not sure how much I need to order
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    Need help picking sump filter!

    No I have a local fish stores guy coming over to drill in an over flow this week
  10. MattB72

    Need help picking sump filter!

    Thanks I will look into those. Would this one work good for my tank? SS-48 Signature Series Sump (48" x 15" x 16") - Bashsea
  11. MattB72

    Need help picking sump filter!

    Originally was planning on running 2 fx6s for my 240 freshwater build now have changed my mind at the last second to convert to a sump filter. Can I get some links for the best sump filter I should buy please. Will be stocked with Bala sharks, arowana, fire eels, bichirs and a ray
  12. MattB72

    Ro or Ro/Di for water changes

    Thanks for the reply, you said it might not be for everyone? I'm not doing planted tanks. Just basic setup one tank is an axolotl, other has sharks, eels and a ray and the other tank is just little basic fish. As far as heating the water I wouldent be able to have buckets prefilled to sit and...
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    Ro or Ro/Di for water changes

    Looking at getting ro filter or an ro/Di system for water changes on my fresh water tanks. Currently on city water. Which one would be better? And the other thing im wondering about for the people that have them is since the systems hook up to cold water are you guys shooting cold water into...
  14. MattB72

    Moving acrylic tank

    I was able to get it up myself wasn't easy but got it up
  15. MattB72

    Moving acrylic tank

    Can't find help to move my new tank 8 ft long acrylic tank. I need to move it about ten feet into the dining room can I put it on 2 moving dollys or would that put weird pressure on the acrylic and risk it cracking the seams
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    Hardie board under tank stand

    So obviously there is still a small amount of under layment and linoleum to pull up against the wall. But my plan here is for this tank stand to be up against the wall and I was going to do 2 rows of slate tiles in front of the tank stand. Since I need to do Hardie board under the tile I was...
  17. MattB72

    Arowana website legitimate?

    I was reading the laws on the Asian arowana. It states its illegal to import them into the states. What if they are bred here? ..
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    Arowana website legitimate?

    Anyone have any dealing with this site? Chili Red Arowana - Arowana For Sale
  19. MattB72

    Kessil A360X tuna blue on freshwater

    About 3 weeks away from getting my new tank. 8 ft 240 gallon acrylic this will be a freshwater predator tank. I've seen guys run the kessil a360x tuna blues on freshwater builds and they are beautiful but I would need 3 and that's $1350 in lights. Yikes. Since obviously I wouldent be utilizing...
  20. MattB72

    Best freshwater tank lights

    Having a 240g tank built right now and it will be my main showpiece in my dining room. It will be a freshwater mainly predator tank im going to keep it pretty basic, driftwood some caves thick sand Substrate and one of those 3d backgrounds. What are some of the best led lights I can buy that...
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