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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So in anticipation with my upcoming switch to BB.. I decided to try and make a spraybar/return combo for my 38g.. not sure if its gonna work but we shall see.. the bathtub will be my testing grounds for what I have built to see if I will have the flow I'm looking for with the pump I have.. Ill...
  2. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    OK, so i tested this idea out since i needed more water flow for my 180 disp. tank. currently running a mag 9.5 (950gph), i found myself with another mag drive 7 (700gph) pump from a friend. so i figured, having the knowledge in very large hydronic heating and cooling systems, why not pair them...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys! I'm going to use a mag 5 for my return pump on my sump build. Was planning on going straight up with PVC to the tank and having a section that comes off also with a ball valve to the fuge. My question is what is the best way to plumb a mag 5 and what size PVC should I use? It's only...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    okay, so guess i get to finally address a problem that i've left unattended with the DIY sump that i've put together on my 55g a couple of months ago...since i live in california the rolling blackouts are going to be rolling through in the next few weeks i'm sure and i don't want to put my water...
  5. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    Hi Everyone, Well, I've been suckin' pvc glue fumes all day and I'm almost done with my plumbing. YAY!! I finished my DIY sump and I've been working on my overflow and return plumbing. As is almost always the case, I need to make my 4th run to Menards since yesterday 'cuz I forgot one...
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