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Old 06-11-2004, 04:33 PM   #1
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Pics of AC500 Bio-Wheel/Spraybar modifications.

Here's some pic's of the mods that I made.
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one more, this is with the filter cover open showing the spraybar flow.
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It looks good! I plan on giving it a try today.
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Updated pics of these mod's, I did some tweaking here and there.
I ended up setting the axles in bearings instead of just sitting in the slots I cut in the filter and moved them outward slightly (you can see the original slots and where they're set now).
These bio-wheels have been up and running for a long time now, their fully mature and still turn just as well as the first day I set them in bearings and siliconed them in place.
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Bumped for GreenMagi
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question:

where do u buy the biowheel attachments ??

did u just take it from the penguin ??
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The blue bio-wheel 'bearings' were purchased from BigAl's online, but most Petsmart's carry'em and the bio-wheel assemblies.
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I didnt realize you posted these in DIY before.. but you can check out my Joined date to see I didnt see them when they were posted.. LOL

I have a question.. how are you getting water into your spraybar? a powerhead?
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Yes, the spraybars are powered by a PH, pic of PH with DIY prefilter here, http://www.aquariacentral.com/forums...ad.php?t=43645
I have a Coralife Turbotwist 9watt UV sterelizer in-line between the PH and spraybars...
Nothing too good for my O .
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