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Old 08-24-2011, 09:41 PM   #91
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You can tell if it is dust or micro bubbles by turning off your sump and any power heads in your display. Micro bubbles will immediately head for the surface while dust will either float in the same spot or more likely float down.

At least that is how I figured out mine were micro bubbles. Worked like a champ for me.
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Old 09-09-2011, 03:07 AM   #92
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I'm wondering if anyone knows where I can find a plastic container, preferably clear.. for my auto-top off.

The current one works fine but I no longer have space for it after rearranging.

The max dimensions I have are 10x12 inches by up to 11 inches in height. I would like to maximize this by getting as big as container as possible that will fit into that area.
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Old 09-09-2011, 09:05 AM   #93
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Not sure if you
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Thin 4 liter (1.05 gallon) Space Saving Ju - English

2.5 Gallon Jug - English

I was eying them for dosing and top offs.
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Old 09-09-2011, 11:06 PM   #94
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I went to walmart and got a 3 gallon water dispenser (the kind with the spout you press down on to get water).

It fits really nicely if I poke it through the back of the cabinet. Such a good fit.. I get really lucky with these things lol.

3 gallons of topoff water!! It's not 4 like my old one, but beats daily topoffs. It'll probably last me a week at a time.
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Old 09-16-2011, 03:30 AM   #95
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Okay so I saw this video for a DIY filter sock holder and since my sump inlet assembly broke I figured I'd give it a try before I ordered a new one.

Here's the video: A cheap and cool way to hang your (aquarium) socks - YouTube

And here's my implementation of it:


So far pretty cool and very sturdy. It is a superb idea. There's no water flowing through it yet though, sump is shut down waiting on some silicone to cure.
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