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Forum: Do It Yourself 01/11/2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,820
Posted By viodea
I just realize I can't really do this because...

I just realize I can't really do this because water in the right side overflow will be stale. I guess that's bad.
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/11/2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,820
Posted By viodea
I have a 3/4" & 1" bulk head on each overflow. ...

I have a 3/4" & 1" bulk head on each overflow. I'm wondering if I can do the following

Left overflow 3/4" - Primary with gate valve at near water line
Left overflow 1" - secondary WITHOUT gate...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/11/2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,820
Posted By viodea
My 2 overflows are separated. I don't think I...

My 2 overflows are separated. I don't think I can do the primary and secondary drain as you shown. If I'm using 1 drain on each overflow, is it going to work when I have a ball valve just above the...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/11/2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,820
Posted By viodea
Slow down water velocity is not the same as...

Slow down water velocity is not the same as decrease water rate, is it?

I can't adjust the return pump flow rate to achieve slowing down water velocity, can I?

If I use a ball valve to slow...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/11/2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,820
Posted By viodea
what's a in-sump durso style?

what's a in-sump durso style?
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/11/2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,820
Posted By viodea
is a slope down overflow pipe quieter than straight down?

I'm putting up my 120gal tank. It's time to do some plumbing. I'm going to use a durso overflow.

I have dual overflow and 3 compartment sump. I can either have my overflow goes straight down to...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By viodea
I may want to overdrive it if I use ice cap. I'm...

I may want to overdrive it if I use ice cap. I'm just wondering if they have a reason for it.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By viodea
so, there is no way to NO overdrive bulbs when...

so, there is no way to NO overdrive bulbs when using ice cap ballast, is it?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By viodea
how to over drive a T5?

I've heard people saying overdrive a T5 with ice cap. How?
Is there a dial or switch to do it?
Is it done by wiring?
Is it done by bulb selection?
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By viodea
cool. I feel pretty good now. thanks for all...

cool. I feel pretty good now.
thanks for all participated!!!
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By viodea
Will I have oxygen problem if I seal the...

Will I have oxygen problem if I seal the containers with lids?
I'll have a heater & power head inside the salt tank.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By viodea
what's good about close loop?

What's good about close loop? I've seen post about it all the time but I'm just not sure what it does and what so good about it?
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By viodea
storing salt water in laundry room?

I'm thinking about storing my RO/DI and mixed salt water in my laundry room. I wonder if the salt is going to do any damage to my laundry room or clothes that I may hang there once a while.

I'll...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By viodea
Also, it'll be much easier for people to help you...

Also, it'll be much easier for people to help you if you tell us something like the price range, foot print limitation, in-sump or HOB, quietness, and such. This will eliminate some and leave a...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/08/2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By viodea
I thought it would be easier to take it apart. I...

I thought it would be easier to take it apart. I guess with a union, I don't really need to worry about that.

How far from the bottom of your Brute did you drill your hole? Is water pressure a...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/08/2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By viodea
http://www.aquaticeco.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/pro...

http://www.aquaticeco.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/product.detail/iid/8600/cid/2009
Is this what you are talking about?
I thought about this but worry about the durability. I guess I'll try this out...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/08/2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By viodea
I think this is the last piece of the puzzle. ...

I think this is the last piece of the puzzle.
Since I can't play with the fitting online, I want to make sure I got the right union.
...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/08/2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By viodea
Do you think I can use the same kind but 1/2"...

Do you think I can use the same kind but 1/2" bulk head and a ball valve to make a faucet for a Brute trash can which I use for RO/DI water.
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/07/2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By viodea
Can I use this to connect to the bulkhead on my...

Can I use this to connect to the bulkhead on my previous post?

http://www.aquaticeco.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/product.detail/iid/7305/cid/1898

It's the 436010 - 1" Male Adapter.

The bulk...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/07/2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By viodea
looks like this is what I need. Can anyone...

looks like this is what I need. Can anyone confirm it?

http://www.aquaticeco.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/product.detail/iid/6885/cid/1895

I think it's either BKF13 or BKF11. This way, I can...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/07/2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By viodea
does it mean I got a wrong bulkhead?

does it mean I got a wrong bulkhead?
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/07/2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By viodea
The hole size is around 1 3/4" and the pipe size...

The hole size is around 1 3/4" and the pipe size (inner dia.) is around 1 1/4".
Did I have the wrong size bulk head? Should I get the 1" bulkhead?
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/07/2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By viodea
what is borgs?

what is borgs?
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/07/2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By viodea
thanks guys. I'll go measure it tonight. ...

thanks guys. I'll go measure it tonight.

Also, the return line back to the tank is designed to use soft tube instead of hard PVC. Is there a way that I can some how use the screw thread on the...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/07/2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By viodea
what is bulk head size for AGA 120 gal tank?

I have a AGA 120 dual overflow tank. 48"x24"x24".
I need to replace the bulk head. I went to HD but they didn't have any bulk head. I'm about to order it online but not sure how to measure it.
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