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  1. Default multiple tank filtration

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    hi i am looking at setting up a 12 tank set up in my fishroom but what do you do about filtration can all the tanks be filtered through single filtration system or do i have to have seperate filters and heaters for each tank

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    I believe what many people do, or at least some is run a sponge filter on each tank and then connect it to a fish room air pipe.

    For heaters, it of course depends on if you are keeping tropical fish or not, but assuming that you are, I think it would be good to heat the fish room and put an individual heater in each tank. Heating the fish room will save on electricity (heaters in tank don't use as much electricity if not needed or only running partly) costs and heating each individual tank is in case of emergencies.

    I recommend you watch this video on fishrooms (plus the other ones in this series):

    Other videos here
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    Central filtration has it's place, but most hobbyists use a room manifold and sponge filters, and heat the room.

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    If going for freshwater, i would suggest having a refugium with a LOT of plants, you can put the filters (and/or heaters) in there as well, and that's where all the overflows of all the tanks go.
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