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Old 01-06-2005, 04:08 PM   #121
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This isn't a bad idea and one worth considering, at least trying out. I cannot for the life of me remember how high I placed the bubble control baffles to open it up like you asked. Removing that center baffle would be a night mare!

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Old 01-06-2005, 04:17 PM   #122
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Looks like pretty quality work on that sump creation. That one of yours sumphead?
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Old 01-07-2005, 10:53 AM   #123
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Yes sir it is.
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Old 01-07-2005, 11:38 AM   #124
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What a sump!
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Old 01-07-2005, 02:34 PM   #125
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Yeah, that is a nice sump. However, after testing the plumbing, I realized that the return chamber maybe a little too small. I can't do a 5% water change with my pump on.

Anyone has any input of the plumbing configuration I was thinking??
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Wow, I never would have thought that, but it is very true. If the level drops more than probaby 10 gallons the pump, will run dry. Hmmm, don't sweat it, we can find a fix. I am working on it.

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Old 01-07-2005, 05:13 PM   #127
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Sumphead: Thanks so much for your support and the numerous phone call from me
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I turn my pump off for a water change. The sump fills but doesn't overflow, as it should. I then have markings on the side of the tank for 4, 10 and 15 gallon water changes. I fill the sump and turn the sump return pump back on. Now I'm trying to size a fill pump to match my return pump so I don't run dry in there. I have an old rio 2100 I'm going to try tomorrow.
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WOW!!! Great documentation and what an amazing sump. Nice work. I can't wait to graduate college and get a "real" job so I can afford projects like that. Very nice!!!
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I can't wait to graduate college and get a "real" job so I can afford projects like that. Very nice!!!
I hate to break it to you, but when you graduate college and get a "real" job, your not going to have ANY money at all.

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