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Old 01-14-2015, 04:39 PM   #31
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OK thanks that's what I'll do, and no I won't forget I need black spray paint for the glass. I'm painting the back of the glass black.

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Old 01-14-2015, 10:44 PM   #32
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Is a mag 9.5 too powerful for my setup? I'm thinking of splitting it up and dialing back a little on the return.

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It should be ok. I run a mag5 on my 55 setup and simply have it restricted on the return line with a ball valve. It is actually healthy for the pump and something I always suggest.
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Anyone cut the metal conduit with a miter saw?

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Old 01-21-2015, 09:19 AM   #35
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Took care of it. Miter saw worked. Very easy to cut.

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Has anyone used pool filter for sand?

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Old 01-21-2015, 10:17 AM   #37
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I have seen it done. Some worry about silicates leaching from the quartz sand, but I just don't see how this is possible, since our glass tanks don't leach anything. Everything I've read thus far states that quartz cannot break down into solution. At least not in 78 degree salt water. I do like the buffering capability of a calcium based substrate however.
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Would this brand work?

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I can't tell you from experience, but my advice would be to rinse it well.
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I cant seem to get this drip under control. Is there an easy button for this?

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