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Discussion in 'Water turtles' started by carloz209, Sep 18, 2018.

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  1. carloz209

    carloz209 New Member

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    So can anyone help me find some articles for setting up a new aquarium for my red ear sliders. I am in the process of acquiring a 200 gallon aquarium which i intend on setting up for my 2 RES. Any info would help but most importantly on the filtration system for such a big aquarium is what i am most interested in learning about.
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    Best for a 200g would be a custom sump filter. King of diy (joey) just made a video about this I believe(tutorial).
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    yup i was considering a diy filter i actually saw a couple of videos the last two days about those.
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    I would run 2 canister filters. With one intake and outflow at each end. Or one large one.
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    It would be cheaper to do a DIY filter for that size. 200gallons I would def go sump filter and with the amount of waste RES have the bigger sump will handle the load and easier to clean than canisters. IMO. Sounds like a great project. Wish I had room for a 200 Aq Use to have a 220gal wish I still had the room.

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