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Old 09-18-2011, 09:20 PM   #91
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Yep, if the ambient weather isn't tank temp then you need the heater. I use a powerhead in my can, a koralia 750 does a fine job
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Old 09-18-2011, 09:26 PM   #92
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Ok sweet i have aqueon 700...should be ok i think. Whats the best placement of the PH in the can? On the bottom facing up?
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Old 09-18-2011, 09:37 PM   #93
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could a person even keep a transfer/return pump in the can to keep things moving? then just hook up a hose to it when im ready to fill?
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I would like to do something like that at some point. But for now with garbage cans how do people transfer the water with 5 gal pails? Do you scoop out water into the 5 gal pail?
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Old 09-18-2011, 10:25 PM   #95
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I do my buckets by every 3g so I fill the 5g bucket using a 1/2 g small can. I also use the pump method for my 125g pwc's, way too many buckets lol
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Ok im getting about 5 gallons of water ever 45 mins...is this ok? This is also the "break in" periodif that has to do with anything
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Well the break-in period i guess is over. Wish i got a TDS meter....doh!!! Guess ill order one tomorrow.

Anyone have an automatic shut off for their units so they dont have to babysit it?
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i baby sit, but if you have that nice set up then go with a valve.
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Old 09-18-2011, 10:55 PM   #99
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What kind of valve? Lol you saying i have a nice set up with trash cans...lol
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Float Valves

these should work. and its nice compared to what im having to do.
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