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Old 07-29-2012, 04:25 PM   #41
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I used a 20L I was gonna use a 10g but just not enough room in the 10. I was able to stretch out the chambers
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Old 07-29-2012, 04:30 PM   #42
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Glass and silicon or course and some strips of wood 3/4" thick. Some people do 1" baffles but 3/4 works good. Some people say the first set of baffles are over kill but there's no micro bubbles what so ever. You know what I did at first was watched videos on U tube and then put my own twist in it.
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Old 07-29-2012, 04:34 PM   #43
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I'm in Florida I don't use heaters if anything I'm looking into a cooler. The only equipment I'm running in my sump is my skimmer refugium light and return pump.

What size is your DY tank ?
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Steve . What's are your measurements looks good would like to do basically the same? It's divided into three sections what do you do to them/put in them? Thanks
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Old 07-29-2012, 06:41 PM   #45
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1. Figure out the footprint of your skimmer and heater. This will tell u how large to make the intake.
2. On the outside of one side map out your lines. This will be a guide to go off of. Going off the inside dimension
3. Cut some wood strips for bracing which will be clamped in temp. Use robo vise clamps and masking tape.
4. Now I moved rather fast but start at with the left panel and work your way over. I did multiple panels at once but you should take your time so there no leaks in the end.

Good luck with the build send me a private message if u have any more questions since I know I'm leaving out a lot of little details

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Thanks alot I.'ll send you a message later, after I find out what skimmer i decide to get.
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Old 07-29-2012, 08:06 PM   #47
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Everyone raves about octopus skimmer double up on the gallons very hurts to go over kill on the skimmer. I got a 220 on my 55g. I also got a good deal on it. Used
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U got it used , is it bad it buy something like that used on craigslist? And how much does that cost ?
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U got it used , is it bad it buy something like that used on craigslist? And how much does that cost ?
My LFS deals in used stuff alot. If u do ask to see it work. eBay is good too bc if they say it works it has to. I just got$125 in koralia's for $52 and they work great. Try to pick up stuff for half the cost of new.
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