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Old 12-31-2013, 11:23 PM   #11
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Thanks for sharing. Looks good! I'm going to be building my cabinet soon and this helps a bunch!
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Old 12-31-2013, 11:31 PM   #12
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Thanks for sharing. Looks good! I'm going to be building my cabinet soon and this helps a bunch!
Glad It could be of some assistance.
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Your stand is looking sharp, mine is a quick patch job. I have a steel frame stand and used 3m hooks around the top to hang a cut down curtain. Mine does the job but yours does the job with style. The canopy looks really sharp, maybe incorporate that same crown molding into the stand to really tie them together. Perhaps just below the tank above the doors but even down low flipped opposite of the canopy and it will be a match made in heaven. Happy new year!!!!!
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Old 01-01-2014, 10:53 AM   #14
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Thanks, Ill def use the trim somewhere on the stand. I know that ill use it on the door for sure. Just to give it a little texture.
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I received my drill bit and bulkhead today. Pretty stoked. Ill drill it this weekend and paint the back of tank. Ive never had a drilled tank. Will I be able to just use a 1" 90 on the inside of the tank for overflow? Ive seen some tank use it and on the dry side theres a T with a small section of pipe and a cap with a little air hole...?
On to the sump; I will be installing 3 baffles. The 1st section being intake and skimmer. The 2nd will be for refugium and heater. The 3rd will be my return. I ran a mag950 in my 135g build. Will I be able to get away using a mag500? Can you guys recommend any other good return pumps? Will it be ok running 3/4" for my return? For the skimmer ill be buying a bubble magnus. Ive heard great things about them.
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A 1" drain and 3/4" return would be ample for your tank. I have the same sizes on my 90g. As far as how to configure your drain I can't really help much other than to say I run a Durso style standpipe for my drain. It works but it's not the quietest.
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A 1" drain and 3/4" return would be ample for your tank. I have the same sizes on my 90g. As far as how to configure your drain I can't really help much other than to say I run a Durso style standpipe for my drain. It works but it's not the quietest.
I ran a durso 1.5" on my 135. Yeah it wasnt the quietest thing.
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