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  1. new to the hobby in general wanting a 50 gal tank and just obsessing and trying to learn all i can about salt water and fish keeping in general!!! luv your videos thanks for all u do

  2. I laugh every time I hear “green panel roofing housing” instead of greenhouse roofing paneling. Funny how the brain works! Keep it up Joey, love it.

  3. I think it’s better to have your skimmer take up the first water and have the skimmers out put water then go through denitrification. Then to refugium, then return pump.

  4. Darn! I just saw this video and I'm going to be at the Reef-a-Palooza NY on Sunday and miss your panel on the Saturday before ;w; Hopefully, I'll be able to see you on Sunday if you have a booth. It's going to be my first time going and I can't wait!

  5. Not to be a downer but bio balls are a pretty outdated way of setting up a sump for salt water. The problem that always happens with them is that they get really dirty and it is a pain to get them clean. Most uneaten food will get trapped in the balls causing excess ammonia. If you wanted to have some kind of mechanical filter most people use filter socks, they do the same thing but a lot easier to clean, running them through the washing machine with no soap and an air dry and they are as good as new.


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