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Old 10-19-2013, 10:37 PM   #81
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I picked up a 180g last night but who knows how long til its actually up and running. lol Just the saltwater way hehe
Ha yes I saw that. I am actually following it!
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Old 10-20-2013, 12:10 AM   #82
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well thank you very much! I appreciate it.
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180g Reef - 60g Rimless Reef -90G FOWLR- 125g Malawi Cichlids- 40b REEF- 34g Fresh Planted-working on- 20L FOWLR- working on
I have a mix of many different saltwater fish amongst my tanks, but I love my Tangs most of all.
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Your quite welcome. I will post pictures soon. When sump is done.
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Old 10-27-2013, 04:38 PM   #84
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Well still waiting on my glass for the sump. While I'm waiting I want to start thinking about plumbing. Should i go pic or flex pipe?
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Old 10-27-2013, 06:22 PM   #85
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I had the same dilemma....I just did the plumbing on the 180g this afternoon and I went with clear tubing. It was immensely easier to put together and can be taken apart if I need to. You can also use PVC and have union fittings so that you can take off parts of the plumbing but to be honest I just wanted something simple and beat. I've also heard that the PVC can rattle so I decided to skip that.

I'm gonna post pictures of what I plumbed today on my thread if youre interested to see how it came out.
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Old 10-29-2013, 05:51 PM   #86
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Finally got the baffles for the sump. Now I need someone to recommend what silicone to get so I can get it done. Carey thanks for following along and helping me figure things out! Also I should be getting profit sharing at work soon so I can but more fun stuff!
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Old 10-29-2013, 06:17 PM   #87
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If you do a forum or google search you will get several answers, I just put my sump together and researched this. To make it easy, go buy marine grade/aquarium safe silicon at your LFS. The recommendations for others I found actually are not aquarium safe (additives have changed)....it was worth the extra few dollars knowing it was one less way to kill my livestock.
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Old 10-29-2013, 06:24 PM   #88
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I agree, for the extra couple of bucks for the silcone its worth the extra money in my opinion. Better safe than sorry.....
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Old 10-29-2013, 09:03 PM   #89
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I will have to check the Petcos or the Petsmart around me. If they don't have it I will have to wait until the weekend to go to the saltwater store.
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Old 10-29-2013, 09:05 PM   #90
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I am also looking into power heads. My question is is it OK if they are not on a controller and are just on full tilt or can you still tone them down without a reef keeper?
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