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Old 01-21-2013, 05:25 PM   #31
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Just make sure you drip acclimate those. They're most sensitive to change in parameters.
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:53 PM   #32
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Will do i dont have any bags... Can i use ziplocs?
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Old 01-21-2013, 06:00 PM   #33
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Sure I don't see why not. I went to the dollar store and bought a small/medium size Tupperware which I use for fish /corals etc. that's a money saver right there lol
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Old 01-21-2013, 06:49 PM   #34
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Awesome idea!! Im going out to buy about 8 gallons of distilled water and some plumbing accessories.... For.... Yeah here it is... My return pump came in just now!! Its a smaller outlet diameter then expected so im gonna mock something up and start running my sump tonight, fingers crossed my pvc overflow works... As i literally have no capable way of testing it:s unless i soak my floor in the process :s
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Old 01-21-2013, 07:04 PM   #35
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I got my return pump in the mail a couple days ago just waiting for my overflow box and filter sock and the part the sock sits on to come. I think my return is 3/4" 700gph
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Old 01-21-2013, 07:45 PM   #36
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3/4 pvc is is my intake and my return is half inch i want lower flow round 300gph without head loss which is 3 1/2 ft in order to accomadate my refugium
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Can i set up my sump without having any rock or anything in it yet though? Im low on funds so itll be a few weeks before i can purchase liverock and some life for the fuge, just want to get rid of my hob soo bad they really are trate harbours
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:33 PM   #38
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I'm not sure hopefully some else chimes in. I'm waiting for my items and hopefully get mine started too
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Can i set up my sump without having any rock or anything in it yet though? Im low on funds so itll be a few weeks before i can purchase liverock and some life for the fuge, just want to get rid of my hob soo bad they really are trate harbours
Shouldn't be a problem as long as you're getting your live rock local. If it comes in the mail, expect die off and a mini cycle.
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Yes all my lr is local. Only a 15 trip so no die off i make sure he includes tank water with rock
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