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Old 03-09-2012, 09:59 PM   #941
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How much gph flow you pushing in your tank now? Everyday when I get home from work I get to see my tank clearing up more and more. The flow off my korellia 1050 in the 55 is great. I can't wait to start it up under my radions, first one ordered today. Any plans for an ATO? I'm considering one pretty hard. Either going to be gallon jugs that I swap in and out or an old keggerator I used to keep my dog's toys in. When we getting updated pics of the tank and your corals?
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Old 03-09-2012, 10:07 PM   #942
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im going about 1300 now. with the sump running it will be 1600. i was thinking about buying radions, tell me how they are for you please. i will probably do a 3 gallon ato once the sump is up and running. i didnt know that dosing pumps were so much cheaper compared to water pumps.
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Old 03-09-2012, 10:11 PM   #943
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Well, after seeing others in the forum put ato's together, I'm just going to do it with an aqualifter. They are pretty solid and cheap as I already have one on my overflow box.
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Old 03-10-2012, 02:26 PM   #944
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ya thats what i meant. i know its supposed to keep the siphon on your overflow, but how? ill probably have to do that too.
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Old 03-10-2012, 02:34 PM   #945
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It is just a small external pump with airline tubing. It keeps a trickle of water going at all times.
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oh alright that would work perfect
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Old 03-11-2012, 08:45 PM   #947
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update

just finished drilling the stand and putting in the sump. it worked great. i just need to finish the return and ill be done. ill be using the mag 5 for it. it has a 3/4" threaded output. what should i do with it plumbing wise? i was thinking add a threaded union, put a ball valve on, then flexible tubing all the way to the u-tube?
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Old 03-13-2012, 12:41 PM   #948
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alright, well i bought my pump, clamps, and directional u-tube. it totaled up at 70$.. a little more than i hoped but its worth it. i was going to buy the pump used on amazon for 20$ less but i think id rather get a new one knowing i can trust it to not have problems. all i need now is the tubing for the return. pretty easy to get for me because i have a hardware store a short bike ride away from me pics when everything comes
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Old 03-13-2012, 03:35 PM   #949
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just put a vid up on youtube!! here it is..30 gallon reef w/ 20 long sump - YouTube
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Try the link again......
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