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Old 07/30/2013, 05:34 PM   #51
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Nice setup, I must have missed it...why did you remove the overflows?


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Old 07/30/2013, 05:43 PM   #52
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Going with a bean-animal overflow at one end, to maximize in tank space and for the backup aspect of it.


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Old 07/30/2013, 05:56 PM   #53
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Sold that sump a while back, working a surprise for the actual sump, and trust me it'll have plenty of room for power-off events
What size you going to go with?


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Old 07/30/2013, 06:33 PM   #54
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Going with a bean-animal overflow at one end, to maximize in tank space and for the backup aspect of it.
Nice!! Wish i had the balls to do that to mine's. lol


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Old 07/30/2013, 06:35 PM   #55
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What size you going to go with?
Its Top Secret for now


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Old 07/30/2013, 06:53 PM   #56
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What size you going to go with?
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Nice!! Wish i had the balls to do that to mine's. lol
Well, I really didn't like 1 drain per overflow, like it was setup for, plus running it all the way to the bottom just takes up tank space. I think I'm just going to plug the holes with bulkheads and removable screw in plugs.

I contemplated a Closed Loop system with those two as outlets, and an inlet somewhere else in the tank, but it seemed like a lot of cost and I'd still need wave makers.


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Old 08/01/2013, 11:28 AM   #57
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Pop Quiz: How big of a rubbermaid tank fits in the back of a jeep wrangler with the top on and the back closed??

Hint: Sump size and form has been determined.


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Old 08/01/2013, 03:26 PM   #58
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Hmm, well i have the JKU, so with seats down, probably a 150 gallon since i already had two 55 gallon barrels in there...lol


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Old 08/01/2013, 03:58 PM   #59
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I have a YJ, so not quite as big. I did manage with the passenger seat forward to get a 100 gallon in there though, which was my sump of choice. With the trough style ATS I have planned it should provide me plenty of room for everything I need. Already started water making, should have my rock curing this weekend.


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Old 08/09/2013, 12:22 AM   #60
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I found you. Looking good. Any updates?


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Old 08/09/2013, 10:31 AM   #61
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Soon! doing some work on the room the tank is going in, then I'll get to post a nice big update lol


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Old 12/01/2013, 01:19 PM   #62
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Oh geeze, two open breakers magically appeared this weekend, wonder what those could be for?!




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Old 12/01/2013, 08:09 PM   #63
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Oh geeze, two open breakers magically appeared this weekend, wonder what those could be for?!

With room to spare might I add.


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Old 12/01/2013, 09:21 PM   #64
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With room to spare might I add.


Really looking forward to kicking this thing into high gear, have waited so long to make sure everything falls into place.


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Old 12/03/2013, 04:46 AM   #65
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I understand but it will be worth the wait once it is all said in done. I wish at times I took more time to plan out my little system as there are many things I would do different now.


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Old 12/03/2013, 01:10 PM   #66
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working on my Rock now- tested the RO/DI it's been soaking in at .10-.12ppm phosphate. Starting to dose Orenda PR-10000 to bring it down and keep the leaching going.


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Old 12/03/2013, 01:29 PM   #67
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that's a barrel full of 200 pounds of Pukani and 2 oz of PR-1000


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Old 12/03/2013, 01:50 PM   #68
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here is my attempt to catch the precipitate.




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Old 12/03/2013, 06:55 PM   #69
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looks good so far . keep up the good work


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looks good so far . keep up the good work
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Old 12/03/2013, 07:07 PM   #71
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Old 12/03/2013, 10:16 PM   #72
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Good idea to try and remove the precipitate. I only basically did water changes and blew off the rocks when I treated mine. Are you circulating the water as well?


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Old 12/03/2013, 10:43 PM   #73
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Yep have a big pump at the bottom moving water around trying to keep it from settling. Don't think its harmful but never can be too careful.


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Old 12/08/2013, 04:06 PM   #74
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Phosphate now at .06 - .07ppm.


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Old 12/08/2013, 04:48 PM   #75
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Great idea on treating your rock. How do you plan to treat the rock once the phosphate is 0?


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