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by razorback935
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: General questions for a Fahaka puffer setup
Replies: 10
Views: 126

Re: General questions for a Fahaka puffer setup

Total volume is just what the sump holds plus the tank size. Flow rate into the sump is the exact same as flow rate out of the sump, and that number is listed as gallons per hour on the return pump box. I use an Eheim Compact+ 3000 for my ray tank, which moves the entire tank volume about 4 times p...
by razorback935
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: General questions for a Fahaka puffer setup
Replies: 10
Views: 126

Re: General questions for a Fahaka puffer setup

Pufferpunk wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:51 pm
2 totally setups. I have 4 of them on my 180g.
sounds like a good idea, are they quiet filters? as in could you sleep near then without being disturbed too much?
by razorback935
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: General questions for a Fahaka puffer setup
Replies: 10
Views: 126

Re: General questions for a Fahaka puffer setup

And for a tank that size I prefer a sump as it greatly reduces maintenance, but if you really want a canister filter the fx4 would be sufficient and PROBABLY quieter. e I see what you mean, how do you calculate the carious volume then? such as flow rate out of the tank to the sump, the required siz...
by razorback935
Sun Jan 27, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: General questions for a Fahaka puffer setup
Replies: 10
Views: 126

Re: General questions for a Fahaka puffer setup

how would you set up multiple Eheims? in sequence from 1 intake and one out put or in 2 separate outputs?
by razorback935
Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Tricks of the Trade/Equipment Queries
Topic: General questions for a Fahaka puffer setup
Replies: 10
Views: 126

General questions for a Fahaka puffer setup

hello all i am planning in the next few months to get a fahaka puffer and need some extra info mostly on substrate and filters first the substrate, i know sand is generally the recommended substrate for a puffer however i have a lot of rounded black gravel left from a tank i used to have would that ...
by razorback935
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Figure of 8 puffer Has black spot
Replies: 3
Views: 139

Re: Figure of 8 puffer Has black spot

Hes eating very happily still and the spot has appeared to shrunk still present though struggling to source clove oil as i live fairly far from civilisation and my camera cant take a decent picture.
by razorback935
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Figure of 8 puffer Has black spot
Replies: 3
Views: 139

Figure of 8 puffer Has black spot

Hey everyone, i recently bought 5 cm Figure of 8 Puffer, just today as i was preforming 30% water change I noticed a black spot with a white inside about 5mm across on his belly near his mouth. i'm completely new to puffers but i have kept other tropical fish for over 10 years. PH:7.2 Nitrite:0.5ppm...