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Old 01-26-2014, 02:12 PM   #111
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I've noticed I have salt creep on both drain pipes and a little salt creep on both return pipes. Should I try tightening them more? Or would that cause it to leak?

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Old 01-26-2014, 05:05 PM   #112
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I've noticed I have salt creep on both drain pipes and a little salt creep on both return pipes. Should I try tightening them more? Or would that cause it to leak?

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what do you mean by Salt creep? It sounds like u may be using screw in connectors without plumbers tape. Recommend you get some plumber tape and redo seat your connections.
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Old 01-26-2014, 06:51 PM   #113
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Dried up salt is appearing on the outside of the DT where the pipes connect. I tried to upload a picture but it says I reached my limit. I dont remember using the tape I'll try that to see if it stops. Thanks.

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Old 02-03-2014, 06:59 PM   #114
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Should I be concerned about this? It showed up this morning. It's also on my glass.

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Old 02-03-2014, 07:09 PM   #115
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Old 02-04-2014, 11:00 AM   #116
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do you have snails in the tank?

They may be snail eggs
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Old 02-04-2014, 11:42 AM   #117
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I do have snails. I just cut that monticap frag acouple days ago.

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Old 02-04-2014, 01:44 PM   #118
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Monti can gather things that blow around the tank. Mine always gathers sand from when my derasa clam closes up from being startled.
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Old 02-08-2014, 10:49 PM   #119
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Thought I'ld post these before and after pictures.

This is how it was when I went to buy it off of a Craigslist posting


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And this is it now. 6 months later.



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Old 02-08-2014, 10:52 PM   #120
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Some random pictures showing my diy canopy. The one it came with put my lights too close to the water.







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