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  1. DIY Forum
    this is my tank. ...the is how much room i have behind my tank. ..i would like to get rid of as much dead areas as possible without adding 30 power heads....i would like to have a return pump as the power heads with pvc around the sides or however you all think is best. i know its asking a...
  2. Skimmers & other filtration
    I'm going to try a gate-valve mod on mine this weekend and I'm wondering if anyone has modded this model yet. I have a TS150 and noticed that the PVC coming out of the bottom is somewhere in between 1-1/4" and 1-1/2".
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Okay it is official, my 90 gallon build starts today. My stand came in today and I picked it up after work. :dance: Here is the plan for the tank: 90 Gallon AGA tank w/offfset overflow Custom Oak Stand and Canopy 40 Gallon AGA sump 6X54W Sunlight Supply Tek T5HO Octopus Needlewheel 200...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    This thread lists the equipment I have so far: http://www.thereeftank.com/forums/showthread.php?t=111400 When I got the tank, I decided to go ahead and test everything I had to make sure it worked properly. The only part of it that I couldn't truly test was the skimmer. But, with plain water...
  5. Skimmers & other filtration
    Has anyone here actually done a gate valve mod on an octo nw200? If so, what are the specs on the plumbing parts needed? Seems kinda excessive that you would need a 2" gate valve. Which funny enough, Im having difficulty locating any pvc gate valve at all.:mad: Info please, Thanks. :fish:
  6. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    Anyone know anywhere locally I can find PVC gate valves?? I can't find them anywhere, I have checked Home Depot, Lowes, and Menard's. Thanks in advance. I just got a huge new skimmer and can't hook it up!! Don
  7. General Reef Discussion
    My girlfriend kept complaining about the toilet noise in the loungeroom so i devised a way to keep the overflow completely silent Basically you have an extra standpipe that is lower than the normal standpipe (as shown in the diagram) you make that standpipe slightly larger than your return...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I really am not satisfied w/ my ASM G2. It is really crammed into my sump and hard to adjust, sometimes it pulls great, sometimes too much, sometimes too little. Plus I'm not sure its enough for a 118g. I know about the mesh mod and gate valve mod. The mesh mod would help w/ it pulling, but...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I ordered a 90 gallon reef ready AGA tank today. Would've got the 75 gallon but the 90 was on sale for the same price. It should arrive in 3 days. It's official, the 90 gallon tank build has begun :banana:
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I am in the research mode of my build.. I have the tank, stand/canopy, URI VHO tubes and a MH 175 watt ballast. I am trying to put together a list of things I need.. and the best prices on each item.. also would like input on whether the equipment I have in mind is going to work for my setup...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    So, here's the plans. I'm taking down the tank to do a few things. Every day the list seems to get longer and longer. 1. Replace SB 2. Install a CLS with a Dart pump 3. Replace Sump 4. Upgrade to ASM G3 5. Cook LR 6. Install FlyGuy rock lifts 7. Replace carpet 8. Paint walls 9. Any other...
  12. Atlanta Reef Club
    Here are a few. They are not the best more to come in the next few weeks.
  13. Atlanta Reef Club
    Anybody have one laying around? I'm looking for a 1.25" one, needs to be gate (not ball). I've found a local supplier that charges about 2x as much as online vendors, before I order from the online place, I thought I'd check here. thanks, matt
  14. TCMAS
    After reading all the recent posts on gate valve mods for Euro-reef skimmers, I'm going to mod mine. Anyone know of a local hardware store that carrys PVC gate valves, I'm looking for the 1 1/4" gate valve. Many Thanks, Beng
  15. TCMAS
    Does anyone know where I can get a 1.25" PVC Gate Valve locally or online? :confused: Thanks!
  16. Atlanta Reef Club
    Up for trade... Carleson Surge Device, I built it and ran for a couple months on my 125. Works great! No pump included. Has 5 gal bucket w/lid, 1/2 PVC Gate valve to control flow, safety overflow, and a 1.5" discharge... I'll trade it for just about any frag that I don't already have...:p
  17. TCMAS
    Is this a good skimmer?? http://cgi.ebay.com/New-150-Gallon-JEBO-Protein-Skimmer-Reef-Aquarium_W0QQitemZ7759178919QQcategoryZ46313QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem Thanks I have a sea clone and it is junk!!
  18. TCMAS
    Can I run this externally?:read:
  19. DIY Forum
    Where can I get a pvc gate valve online in 1"... all ace hardware had was 3/4 and that caused too much backpressure for the skimmer. thanks, joe
  20. Atlanta Reef Club
    I have an ASMG3, looking to get the recirc mod done. I'm not really comfortable doing this myself, and no 1.75" hole saw. Would need to also get the 1" uniseals. Can anyone here do this, and for how much?
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