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Old 04-15-2013, 10:00 AM   #111
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At least my long spine is getting a nice feast!


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Old 04-15-2013, 10:54 AM   #112
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What are the differences between the reef saver dry rock and Fiji dry rock from BRS, other than looks..??
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Old 04-15-2013, 11:37 AM   #113
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reef saver dry rock is man made to help save the reefs. The fiji rock is rock from the oceans around fiji.
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Old 04-15-2013, 11:44 AM   #114
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Any benefits of one over the other, other than the environmentally friendly aspect?
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No hitchhikers from man made. Even off of live rock that has been dry for who knows how long and mishandled in shipping, which dried it out more, I've had some weird stuff come out of the rocks months later.
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Old 04-15-2013, 11:55 AM   #116
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That's good to know... Maybe I'll get some of the reef saver, considering I'm just getting it to fill in some space in my new tank. Thanks!
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Old 04-16-2013, 11:32 AM   #117
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How much do I tighten the bulkheads and strainers on overflow? The strainers were very difficult going in...
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Old 04-16-2013, 11:35 AM   #118
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This is how they're setup.. Thanks
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the bulkheads must not leak. I would tighten hand tight then adjust when you fill it with water. Did you use some silicone on the gasket? Not silicone caulk, but something like DOW 111 silicone lubricant. I hit all the rubber with this before i close the bulkheads up. Makes a nice seal.

That drain might be a bit noisy, depending on how much water is sent town it. You may want to drill a hole in the top of that strainer and add a piece of airline tubing. You can slide it up and down until you get it quiet, then fasten it in place.
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the bulkheads must not leak. I would tighten hand tight then adjust when you fill it with water. Did you use some silicone on the gasket? Not silicone caulk, but something like DOW 111 silicone lubricant. I hit all the rubber with this before i close the bulkheads up. Makes a nice seal.

That drain might be a bit noisy, depending on how much water is sent town it. You may want to drill a hole in the top of that strainer and add a piece of airline tubing. You can slide it up and down until you get it quiet, then fasten it in place.
I haven't used anything yet but I will if it will help... Any hardware store have that? And should i assume to put that silicone on the outside of the tank side of the bulkhead?

Also, 1 step ahead of ya in drilling a hole I appreciate you following along here, as the closer to the final assembly I get the more questions im going to have! This is what the back looks like...


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