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Old 01-25-2014, 04:23 PM   #1
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Improve plumbing in 90 gallon

wet dry and my overflow and return I got my 90 gallon tank off of Craig's list and I'm currently cycling it but then I realized how crappy of plumbing is on it and was wondering if there was anyway to improve that. Maybe adding a sump?
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Old 01-25-2014, 04:24 PM   #2
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Its only a fish only tank and I'm fixing my protein skimmer Noe
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Old 01-25-2014, 05:04 PM   #3
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IMO id run hardline for everything, and avoid 90 degree elbows if at all possible. you can run the heater in the sump as well.
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So run a PVC straight to the intake on the wet dry
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Also a lot of water goes into the overflow through the cutout for the return nozzle. Would a spray pipe instead help this or give the live rock better flow?
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just attach pvc to the bulkhead, and make appropriate bends where needed. but try to use 45's instead of 90's. and I wouldn't worry about the cutout for the return nozzle. you are gonna get a lil flow thru there no matter what
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Bulkhead?
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What's so wrong with 90 degree elbows?
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And ive been reading up on the wet dry filter nitrate factory thing and should I take out my bio balls now during the cycle or just leave them in there?
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I only use a protein skimmer and live rock and water quality has stayed very good.

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