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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Several folks have inquired about the spray bar I'm using so I decided to start a thread specific to it. I don't consider it a CLS but I'm just that way. The entire tank is a CLS if it's not hooked up to NSW feed. None of it is cemented in place and if you can go over the back with a return...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I am planning out a DIY spray bar type closed loop system to add some bottom flow through my rock work. The plan is to run an intake pipe on each end of the tank a couple inches under the surface. Joined by a Y connector behind the tank. I then plan to run the return the same way, Y split in the...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, thanks for the help. I want to plumb a spray bar into my 75gal tank. currently I am running an iwaki 822gph retun pump from my sump that retuns to a single seaswirl in the center back of my tank rather than the typical retun. i am not using the typical retun line and have it blocked...
  4. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    I am setting up my first bare bottom tank. I have two holes drilled in the rear corners for closed loop returns. I am going to be running the closed loop off of either an iwaki 70-rlt or a dolphin ampmaster 3000. Undecided at this point which pump to use. My sump return is going to be two 1"...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I've heard a few ppl talking about a spray bar, what is it? I have been thinking about putting a air bar behind all my rocI would proly turn it on before a water change to help remove anything that builds up back there. Is a spray bar pretty much the same thing?
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  8. General Reef Discussion
    tank dimensions 60 x 18 x 20 tall I didn't know it before, but they offer a check valve for loc line in 1/4", 1/2" and above 2", no 3/4" :( I'm putting together my spray bar, and thought I'd ask a quick Q. I have all the fittings and pvc to make it either 1/2" or 3/4" either way. 1/2" is more...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I'm just not finding enogh good info on spray bars and lifts I've done a couple searches and read for an hour and Alexs' build has the best DIY exampling I can find, but it is designed for his portland cement to cover it...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I'm Trying to figure out a good layout for circulation on my new 75gal. reef. I have one Vortech 40es on order, and one Koralia 750 if needed. I'm going to build a rocklift, and liked the idea of the spraybar underneath to keep the detritus from settling. Could the return pump line from my Mag...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    a, should a use a spray bar? b, where to put it top /bottum of tank ,looking for ideas!
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, I haven't been around much since I broke down my reef tank, but I have since restarted my tank as freshwater with Frontosa. But I need some help with a project. I am trying to DIY a spray bar for my Fluval 405. Does anyone have the formula that is necessary to determine how many holes I...
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