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Old 01-09-2016, 07:15 AM   #11
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Didn't have outlet in closet so I hooked it though the light


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Old 01-10-2016, 02:31 PM   #12
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This is awesome and has given me an idea. I have a 75 gallon FW built in aquarium in the master bedroom. Previous owners installed it, and I like it, but the master bathroom fixtures arent geared towards hooking up aquarium equipment for water changes, so I am running 75 ft of syphon hose from the kitchen to clean my tank. Luckily, directly behind the wall that has my aquarium in the master vanity sinks, and below my aquarium are sparingly used cabinets. I think I might cut a hole in the back side of my cabinet, tap in to the vanity water supply and drain, and set up my own dedicated aquarium water station.

Thanks for the motivation!
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Old 01-11-2016, 02:56 AM   #13
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This is awesome and has given me an idea. I have a 75 gallon FW built in aquarium in the master bedroom. Previous owners installed it, and I like it, but the master bathroom fixtures arent geared towards hooking up aquarium equipment for water changes, so I am running 75 ft of syphon hose from the kitchen to clean my tank. Luckily, directly behind the wall that has my aquarium in the master vanity sinks, and below my aquarium are sparingly used cabinets. I think I might cut a hole in the back side of my cabinet, tap in to the vanity water supply and drain, and set up my own dedicated aquarium water station.

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It makes things so much easier. If you find a better way to mix hot cold let me know.


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Old 01-12-2016, 11:00 AM   #14
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It makes things so much easier. If you find a better way to mix hot cold let me know.


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They sell adjustable mixing valves for hot/cold.
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Old 01-12-2016, 12:44 PM   #15
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They sell adjustable mixing valves for hot/cold.

I have looked into the ones that you set the Temp you want and it adjust for you. Main concern was price as well as flow. They range from $50-$200. I didn't want a regular faucet flow either so that's why I went with the water hose splitter.


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Old 01-12-2016, 12:55 PM   #16
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Install a valve after the valve or in this case your "Y" and you could hook to water lines and use the valve to control flow.
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Old 02-06-2016, 10:32 PM   #17
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Wife was having issues remembering to watch the water in the fill tank so I made an alarm with a float switch Click image for larger version

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Saved the floor twice already but now I have to build one for her 90 gal tank she always overflows it


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Old 02-07-2016, 06:59 AM   #18
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That's what I need to do for my DIRO water , don't want to tell you how many times I turned it on and forgot to set a timer and overflowed my jugs. Thankfully it is only in the basement so no damage but a real pain in the backside to clean up.
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You could easily connect it to a solenoid and a float switch that way never worry about it anymore. Hook it up just like a ATO system


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You could easily connect it to a solenoid and a float switch that way never worry about it anymore. Hook it up just like a ATO system


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My thought exactly and wiring it up is no problem for me , certainly have the ability. Can you tell me where you got the float switch? Sure I could find one but haven't looked yet. Thanks for the help
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