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    Jewel

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    Hi All, I'm new to the site but not new to salt, I've been active for 10 years with many different set-ups, My current tank is currently being built. I bought a Custom 66 GL tank from a friend. The tank was built in Spain. Its 40x20x20, Three sided Starrphire, Rimless with a Guiessman Reflexx T-5 mounted on Brackets that allow it to swing up and stand up on its side. I've got 100 LBS of Live Rock and thinking about a 4 inch DSB, My Skimmer is an older Euro Reef CS100 and its been a proven performer in the past. My Sump is a 38 GL Acrylic Custom from Salines Solution, It has a built in Refugium that runs down one side measuring 4x24 the Sump is 36x15x16, Return Pump is a Mag 3 to a half inch Sea Swirl that sits on the back middle of the tank. I've got everything just waiting for a good time to set it up. I'm thinking I will wait til October. I've got some Vacation time planned and what better way to spend it, Anyway I hope to be active here in the Forums and meet alot of new friends, Jim
     
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    Waddi Shenanigans? VIP Member

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    Welcome to the Forum mate!!!
     
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    Sakura2282 Reef lover!!!

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    Hello and welcome :).
     
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    ErinCahir Sausage Wrangler

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    Hello and welcome!

    DSB are really only effective if they're six inches or deeper. They can also be fairly risky.
    I'd skip that bit if it were me.
     
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    4-6inches is adequate, But I know what you;re thinking. A DSB can be a nuisance. I've had remote DSB in the past and they worked fairly well. I'll probably just go with 2 inches max and clean the sand bed, I'm also gonna peg my rock together this time around. I've got some quarter inch Acrylic Rod.
     
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    salt_for_brains Alabama Reefer VIP Member

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    Hi and welcome to the site!
     
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