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Old 10-19-2014, 12:59 PM   #1
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Snowflake Eel keeps going down drain..

My snowflake eel keeps wondering off and going down the drain the drain to my reef ready tank and going down to sump.. What can I do to stop him from getting down there.. Even aryclic won't stop him from going down there


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Old 10-19-2014, 01:48 PM   #2
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Get it a large shell to hide in............
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Old 10-19-2014, 01:54 PM   #3
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a strainer...
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Old 10-19-2014, 02:45 PM   #4
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a strainer is the way to go
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Old 10-19-2014, 02:51 PM   #5
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Ok I made me some durso standpipes.. Where can I find myself a strainer to fit a 1" Pvc elbow..?


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You can make one out of PVC.. Just buy a small piece and a cap and drill it full of holes. Lots and lots and lots of holes.
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Old 10-19-2014, 03:00 PM   #7
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Great idea I'll do that right now.. I have a few left over


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Old 10-19-2014, 03:26 PM   #8
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Something like this I'm guessing Click image for larger version

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Old 10-19-2014, 03:28 PM   #9
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Something like this I'm guessing Attachment 253432


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Yeppers. Just keep an eye on it to make sure it will handle the flow of your return pump
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Something like this I'm guessing Attachment 253432


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take a knife/sand paper or something and smooth out the edges of the holes. it will improve water flow and prevent any injury if the eel or something gets down around the strainer.
without knowing your space limitations, I would make it a bit longer with holes all along it so there is less chance of it getting clogged.
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Oh yea.. I had to just turn my mag down abit but still better good flow.. Thanks on the advice.. And hey do you how I could lower the noise of my mag it is kind of loud.. Any ideas on that..?


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Old 10-19-2014, 03:54 PM   #12
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Over I'll get some more pvc and I'll do that maybe 2mar..


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Old 10-19-2014, 03:58 PM   #13
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Hey and guys with the cycle part of aquarium I feel like the cycle is over.. But my spikes weren't to out of control the ammonia had gotten no higher than 1ppm and nitrite didn't get no higher than .5-1ppm and nitrate no more than 20 ppm.. Is this normal with a tank.. Also I didn't even do a water changer I checked this morning twice and everything was at 0ppm.. So I done my water change anyway but was confuse afterwards.. Is this normal..?


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