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Old 11/12/2015, 06:59 AM   #51
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Excellent. Centralized control!

You guys test at Sebring often or mostly at Moroso?


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Old 11/12/2015, 07:23 AM   #52
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Excellent. Centralized control!

You guys test at Sebring often or mostly at Moroso?
I race at Sebring,PBIR (old Moroso) Homestead


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Old 11/12/2015, 07:24 AM   #53
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nice! Not too bad a drive to any of those from you.


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Old 11/13/2015, 06:46 AM   #54
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I hadn't given the automatic water change systems any thought (renew) until just recently. The prices are actually not quite as high as I had initially feared. I am beginning to give it some thought... especially for when I do a tank up-size.


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Old 11/14/2015, 05:20 PM   #55
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Overflows are in as is the walkboard .Next; onto the plumbing




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Old 11/14/2015, 06:41 PM   #56
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That is so, so awesome. Beananimal drains? IF so, you'll love them. Move a ton of water and absolutely silent.


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Old 11/14/2015, 07:34 PM   #57
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That is so, so awesome. Beananimal drains? IF so, you'll love them. Move a ton of water and absolutely silent.
Yes..full syphon ....look like I will have to drop the sump to fit all the 6 pipes higher than it.Just caught it....I guess these things crop up when you finally start dry fitting things!


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Old 11/15/2015, 04:42 PM   #58
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This forum needs a like button so I can "like" these posts. Keep it up!


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Old 11/23/2015, 04:50 PM   #59
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overflow plumbing complete and Genesis Renew up on the back wall over the sump




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Old 11/23/2015, 05:14 PM   #60
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That is so very sweet. Nice build so far. TFS


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Old 11/23/2015, 05:15 PM   #61
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Old 11/23/2015, 05:39 PM   #62
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Very nice build.


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Old 11/24/2015, 07:48 AM   #63
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You're going to be so happy you built that walk board. I did something very similar with my in-wall build and it has been absolutely critical as my stand is 41" tall... and I'm only 5'9". :0)


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Old 11/24/2015, 04:48 PM   #64
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You're going to be so happy you built that walk board. I did something very similar with my in-wall build and it has been absolutely critical as my stand is 41" tall... and I'm only 5'9". :0)
It does make a lot of sense,especially when aquascaping. I do have a little flex in the support rods so I will have to build up my confidence a little..or maybe throw a 2x4 under the walkboard


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Old 11/24/2015, 05:11 PM   #65
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It does make a lot of sense,especially when aquascaping. I do have a little flex in the support rods so I will have to build up my confidence a little..or maybe throw a 2x4 under the walkboard
You can possibly do some kind of fold out 2x4 so that when you pull up the cat walk it would extend the 2x4's as well, giving you the added assurance that it is sturdy. May not be necessary, but just throwing it out there.


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Old 11/24/2015, 05:20 PM   #66
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epic house and tank! Is that structure on the right side a garage?


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Old 11/24/2015, 06:15 PM   #67
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You can possibly do some kind of fold out 2x4 so that when you pull up the cat walk it would extend the 2x4's as well, giving you the added assurance that it is sturdy. May not be necessary, but just throwing it out there.
I Like it..folding legs, like a party table leg


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epic house and tank! Is that structure on the right side a garage?
Yea...only a four pack..but extra deep


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Old 11/25/2015, 10:30 AM   #69
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Aquascaping DONE!



...I don't know why everyone says its so hard!


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...I don't know why everyone says its so hard!
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Old 11/25/2015, 10:03 PM   #71
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That looks so sweet!

...and yes, kind of like a party table with the folding legs, lol.


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Old 11/26/2015, 08:26 AM   #72
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Genesis Renew mounting



This is working well..beats fishing for those screw hooks for 20 minutes.Now the bucket just slides in and out in perfect position


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Old 11/26/2015, 08:28 AM   #73
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Old 11/26/2015, 08:52 AM   #74
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looks good!

I too would recommend some support legs on the platform. The aluminum under stress of the tank and that external load could bend a little. Probably not much though. Meh, it'll probably be fine come to think of it. That's some thick walled tubing you've used.


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Old 11/26/2015, 10:12 AM   #75
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Oh that is brilliant.n I just set up my renew as well. It's a sweet system. Working well so far.

Did I read that you got the storm as well? I haven't set that up yet. Was considering going with something more simple but let me know your thoughts on it and whether you like it or not.

Beautiful set up. Very clean! Big thumbs up from me.


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