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Old 07-17-2012, 11:57 PM   #31
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So all I need is that float and storage tank?

I just saw this...

For an ato system, you would need 3 things:

the float switch
a pump that is plugged into the float switch to move water
a reservoir

And you are welcome, best of luck with the build! Seems like you have a good plan. Take some pics and let us know how it comes out.
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Old 07-18-2012, 12:53 AM   #32
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Will do. How big does the pump need to be
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Old 07-18-2012, 12:58 AM   #33
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Just had an idea. For a storage tank it would be slick to retro fit one of those blue 5gal jugs bc then I could just revolve them every so often. There's a glacier water by my house that I pass that has really good RO drinking water. That's what I use on all my tanks.
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That'll work. I use an aqua lifter for my ATO pump. Works really well and would make what you are planning really easy.
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It doesn't need to be a big pump rite
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No not at all. Look at an aqua lifter. Lol. Cheap and easy. And it doesn't have to go down in the reservoir. You just drop a suction line down in the re.
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Oh Cool
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Old 07-18-2012, 07:23 PM   #38
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Just waiting on parts
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Anyone use loc-line fittings in there tank. My real question is what do u measure to determine which size I have so I can buy different pieces. I got some from a friend and I'm not sure what size it is.
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Powerheads and mag pump came in today. Looks like I'm building a sump this weekend. Will post pics as I go
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