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Old 11/09/2017, 07:08 PM   #51
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It is not easy to get the fishing line in between the baffles so that you can use a saw motion to cut them out. Use a razor blade. What really works nice is the blade from a disposable razor. Very thin. I have cut panels from my tank building days out so I know the process too well Regardless how you do it is not difficult.
I never thought of using braided fishing line, does it work well or wear out quick? I've used a guitar string/piano wire before and it worked well but it can be tough on the hands.


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Old 11/09/2017, 07:26 PM   #52
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on some tight spots, the fishing line may break. metal wire of course will be better.
tie each end to a pencil, so you are not holding the line directly, as it can hurt your hands/fingers.


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Old 11/10/2017, 11:22 AM   #53
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I would love to know what store did the work.


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Old 11/10/2017, 11:28 AM   #54
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I would love to know what store did the work.
yeah I don't know why they haven't stated it yet..
There is zero reason to protect the store if thats really what they did to a customer....

I've got my pitchfork ready.. Lets find out and and string them up by their motherf.....oops..got carried away..


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Old 11/13/2017, 10:47 PM   #55
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I would just buy a sump made ,just my 2 cents ,I wouldn’t bother with it ,just go back to the Lfs and ask for credit towards a new sump


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Old 11/14/2017, 07:25 AM   #56
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My wife bought me this one but it seems small will know when it gets here. Might put it inside this one after I take out the baffles.

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Old 11/14/2017, 04:53 PM   #57
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That will work as long as the skimmer fits. It’s a basic sock, skimmer, return sump. Space may be a issue but if u plan on having a fuge u can use that as the sump & use the other as a refugium once u take out the baffles.

I’m not sure what placing one inside of the other would accomplish.


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Old 11/14/2017, 05:59 PM   #58
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Seen on YouTube someone use a setup like tjis tjen habe a separate refugium. Any idea how they do that? Is it a return pump from the sump to the refugium tank then out to the display?

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Old 11/14/2017, 07:13 PM   #59
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They have a few different ways u can do it. I feed mine from my return pump & the fuge gravity drains back to the sump. The fuge is the one on the right. I have a manifold on my return that feeds a couple reactors & the fuge. I attached the sump & fuge with two bulkheads Incase one gets clogged I would have a backup drain.






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Old 11/14/2017, 07:30 PM   #60
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So your return pump splits and goes to the tank and refugium and then the other bulk head is for the overflow of the refugium back to the pump area?

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Old 11/14/2017, 07:55 PM   #61
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Both of the bulkheads in the picture in the last post are drains. I wanted two drains Incase one gets clogged. U can’t see the return in that picture but I will see if I have one. I have a manifold on my return, which is essentially just a branch off the return line with multiple valves & outlets. I use a couple for reactors & I use one to feed the fuge. This is the manifold. U can’t see the return after the tee but it keeps going straight out of the tee behind the stand.





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Old 11/14/2017, 08:28 PM   #62
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So from tank to sump to the skimmer to second tank refugium to a return area? So each tank has two areas?

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Old 11/15/2017, 11:04 PM   #63
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No, the return pump would also be in the sump. The refugium would be by itself. Basically u would tee off the return pipe going to the tank. U would feed the refugium from the tee off the return pipe. Then the refugium would drain back to the return section via gravity.

U can also feed the fuge by splitting the drains coming from the dt. I prefer feeding it from my return pump for multiple reasons. One reason is so u can close the valve that is feeding the fuge & take the fuge offline for maintenance without having to shut the rest of the system down.

If u want to get more ideas u can do a search for remote refugiums. They have a bunch of people who have them so it is a pretty common thing to do.


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Old 11/16/2017, 05:48 AM   #64
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AWSOME thanks for advise

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