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Old 11-30-2015, 02:57 PM   #1
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Mag float as frag rack ?

Quick question.

Upgraded my algae scrapper to the tunze one out there.

I have turned my old mag float algae scrapper into a frag rack by glueing a light defuser on the waterside magnet .

Right now it is placed in front panel of my 29cube. My question is, I want to put it on the back wall but the would entail having the dry side submerged in the water in chamber 2 of the all-in-one cube I have pictures below show where it is now and where in the back I would put it. Just curious if I can have the dry side wet. I believe it is the same but just has the Velcro or whatever on the wet side. Just double checking. Thanks for the help.

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Old 11-30-2015, 04:40 PM   #2
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I don't see any reason why it couldn't be, but the felt or whatever could easily mold or fall apart and enter the water column. This is something I did in my tank at a time, but didn't have the dry side wet...I'd aim at keeping it that way.
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Why not just but another magfloat and use the wet side off of the new one? You could use a small magfloat because the only thing separating the two sides is thin plastic.
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They sell plastic coated super magnets at the hardware store. You can make a magnetically attached frag rack with them and some egg crate material.


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Why not just but another magfloat and use the wet side off of the new one? You could use a small magfloat because the only thing separating the two sides is thin plastic.
each mag float has a positive + or negative - side if you try to put the 2 wet sides together they will push apart

mag floats are not cheap just to make a frag rack

think Greg has the best solution with super magnets
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each mag float has a positive + or negative - side if you try to put the 2 wet sides together they will push apart

mag floats are not cheap just to make a frag rack

think Greg has the best solution with super magnets
Thats why I made sure it would work with my large mag float and medium mag float before posting. I know it works.

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Going and getting small coated magnets. The second chamber has a lot of rubble/small rocks and chemi pure in it and is not that big. Not much room for a mag float.Hopefully this should cut down on the real estate in there.

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