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    You turn the sensors upside down to measure...

    You turn the sensors upside down to measure bottom water and right side up to measure top water. Wouldn't have a sump without them. They have saved me many times.
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    Might also consider sensor on top and bottom and...

    Might also consider sensor on top and bottom and wire them so they will shut everything down in an emergency. I use those those plastic clamps also but any clamp that I use on pipe that might...
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    I generally use two lower watt heaters, much...

    I generally use two lower watt heaters, much safer, in case one goes you won't loose your tank
  4. Thread: My DIY Rock Cave

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    I'm just starting the same thing in my aquarium...

    I'm just starting the same thing in my aquarium only I will be installing a circulation pump with the flow directed down the back of the rock formation. Plan to interrupt the flow at it proceeds...
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    Just a added hint, I always install sensors top...

    Just a added hint, I always install sensors top and bottom and wire them so they will shut everything down in an emergency
  6. As I mentioned earlier your gravel sand bed...

    As I mentioned earlier your gravel sand bed consists of many different layers of bacteria. Each level of bacteria does different things to the waste. Eventually, is broken up to tiny participles. ...
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    If you do the barrow tank, I think we first...

    If you do the barrow tank, I think we first filled all the gaps from the inside with a plastic auto body filler first.
  8. Lots of hermit crabs, snails, worms of every...

    Lots of hermit crabs, snails, worms of every description. probably need a long aquarium to get some depth to the water. Around here a 13 ft tide is not unusual. Alaska has 25 ft tides, might have...
  9. Hmm, need to study how fresh water gets...

    Hmm, need to study how fresh water gets integrated into the mud. Lots of stuff like clams are filter eaters...Got to figure out what the other stuff eats?
  10. Wow!!! I think you sparked a new project for me. ...

    Wow!!! I think you sparked a new project for me. When you mentioned mud it started my mind thinking I live on the ocean and all around me are tidal mud flats. All kinds of wonderful things are in...
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    Be careful to never tip it upside down, can ruin...

    Be careful to never tip it upside down, can ruin the chiller
  12. could you have a lot of back pressure? Sometimes...

    could you have a lot of back pressure? Sometimes that can cause lots of noise or if it has a rubber diaphragm try moving it a little up or down
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    You might try Marine Grade Plywood. No flaws or...

    You might try Marine Grade Plywood. No flaws or large gaps in layers. Better than Veneer
  14. went to your profile, great project, lots of...

    went to your profile, great project, lots of thought went into it, final results couldn't haven't better.
  15. Hmmm, can you tell me more about your aquarium. ...

    Hmmm, can you tell me more about your aquarium. What lives in it. What about filtration, lighting. Starting to interest me. Is it a natural mud ?
  16. That sounds really nice. Might give it a try...

    That sounds really nice. Might give it a try sometime. My taste is continually changing so I do lots of different things. I make most of my own filtration or modify store bought stuff. Occasionally...
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    If you want a surface vac. I have a battery...

    If you want a surface vac. I have a battery operated vac by Eheim. Works great and is tall enough so you don't get wet. Eheim 3531
  18. Unfortunately it has gone with all the other...

    Unfortunately it has gone with all the other aquarium things that I have made, acquired. I just seem to drift through time discarding stuff and doing new things. It can really be a fabulous...
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    Not sure if this will help but in the old days we...

    Not sure if this will help but in the old days we used to use a coke bottle (plastic) bottom cut off. Had a 1/2inch hose vacuum gravel until it boils in bottle then kink hose and it returns to tank....
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    The PV tubes were about 4ft high so they...

    The PV tubes were about 4ft high so they contained lots of filter medium,
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    The large pump had enough water for everything I...

    The large pump had enough water for everything I needed in the tank and sump. I put the Styrofoam vented box over the pump so loud noise was reduced (pump was under our bedroom)
    Double layer the...
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    I can't remember but I might have put in a...

    I can't remember but I might have put in a reverse flow under the substrata also. First installed a grid of drilled PVC, next a crate like plastic. then a fiberglass screen (window screen), then...
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    Yes but I believe the floss acted like a bio...

    Yes but I believe the floss acted like a
    bio filter. I cleaned it under salt water and replaced it to the same system. I also put plastic faucets on the bottom of each tube to let the water out...
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    Might consider a Plexi-glass tank. Plexi is 6 x...

    Might consider a Plexi-glass tank. Plexi is 6 x stronger than glass.
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    I never have had any luck with the Butterfly, I'm...

    I never have had any luck with the Butterfly, I'm glad people are successful. I was under the impression that the Butterfly was a reef feeder only?
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