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Old 06-04-2014, 08:22 PM   #21
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Bubble magus and reef octopus both have good skimmers in your price range.

Thanks. I been looking at those brands. What would you suggest?
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Old 06-04-2014, 08:33 PM   #22
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http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/reef-o...n-skimmer.html

This looks like the updated version of mine. It does great on my 40b
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Old 06-04-2014, 09:51 PM   #23
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Ok, thanks
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Old 06-06-2014, 08:05 AM   #24
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Wasn't pleased with the diy overflow so did it again Click image for larger version

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I also made a top out of egg crate for and carpet surfers I may get Click image for larger version

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Need to finish the return pump plumbing then water test. After that time to fill with lr, SW and sand and start cycling!
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Make sure you test that rerun pump. When I did that on my old tank I found the more holes= less flow. Not sure what you're looking for but just an FYI. Looking good!
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Make sure you test that rerun pump. When I did that on my old tank I found the more holes= less flow. Not sure what you're looking for but just an FYI. Looking good!

Was planning on it. I figured more holes the better? Wonder why that is?? We will see.
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Was planning on it. I figured more holes the better? Wonder why that is?? We will see.

Loss of pressure with more holes.
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Hmmmm, ok I will have to play with it. It's 12" long now. Wonder if I should just cut it down so I have less holes
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Water checked the tank last night! All went well! Will have play with the overflow has a little gurgle noise but nothing to bad
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