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Old 07-17-2012, 08:29 PM   #11
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I think that'll work ok. Are you doing an auto top off system?

How do you plan to light the fuge?
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Old 07-17-2012, 08:43 PM   #12
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I got some sheets of 1/8" acrylic sheet for a lid to cut down on evaporation. Not sure about a light yet. I got a home depot 6" fluorescent on my AC110 home made refugium. Which grows the macro very well. Probably gonna keep that running as it contributes to the water flow
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Cool. I put one of those little $6 metal clip on work lights from HD on my fuge and put in a 6500K spiral CFL and it has kicked butt growing macro.

The lid will definitely help with evaporation.

I would recommend an ATO system if you can swing the cash. I think I got my whole ATO up and running for around $100 with dual float switches and a water tank that I spray painted black to match the aquarium stand. It uses an aqualifter to move the water, and only requires filling every 2 weeks.
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Do u have any links for that
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For a ATO system
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There are links to the ATO switches and the reservoir in the post above.

For an aqualifter, any aquarium site has 'em. I think I bought mine from Marinedepot when they were on sale for less than $10 each.
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Thx I'll look into that down the road.
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I can't imagine not having it on my tank... wouldn't ever go without one now that I have seen it work. Makes the tank maintenance free for basically 2 weeks at a time.
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Is my sump really gonna go through water that fast and why
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