Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 04-25-2005, 10:13 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: New York
Posts: 358
Predrilled 75gal. Question of saltcreep??911

I have a question my friend bought a used 75gal. SW predrilled tank w/ wet/dry filter. My question is it has been set up for a month now and the white tubing from predrilled hole in tank to the filter has a huge buildup of salt is this normal? I have a hung wet/dry filter on the back of my 55 gal for 3 years w/o no salt buildup at all on the tubing.
__________________

__________________
xxnonamexx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2005, 10:24 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Cleveland, Oh. USA
Posts: 2,158
Send a message via AIM to ReefRaff Send a message via MSN to ReefRaff Send a message via Yahoo to ReefRaff
there would have to be some sort of seepage there. water is evaporating before it is seen and the salt remains. to fix it would require undoing the connections and cleaning the bulkhead threads and hose connections. and then clamp the hoses. don't overtighten the bulkhead, or you may be sorry.

hth
ReefRaff is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
75g, 75gal, cree, drilled, led, salt

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Predrilled reef tank inlet location question runway1 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 1 10-10-2005 10:45 PM
predrilled question morphviper General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 5 04-19-2005 06:56 PM
question about fishless cycling my 75gal critter905 Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 4 01-22-2005 11:49 PM
Lighting Question for 75gal FOWLR gfishguy56 Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 4 12-17-2004 10:15 AM
predrilled tank Smonkey15 Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 1 11-23-2003 05:47 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.