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  1. saltygerman

    Plumbing Help

    Quote: Originally Posted by saxman You're welcome...Renee (my partner in crime) is also very visually-oriented, which I suppose, is partially why we seem to have a photo for everything. If you run with flex tubing and threaded connections, be sure to add plenty of teflon tape to the joints, as...
  2. saltygerman

    SaltyGermans 240 Gal Reef Tank Project

    I do have some 400 watt halides I can use temporarily.
  3. saltygerman

    SaltyGermans 240 Gal Reef Tank Project

    Quote: Originally Posted by SnakeBlitz33 Yeah, I'm not doing an LED build anymore. The reason was cost - and I feel like fixtures will be better within the next three years, so I am holding off and going with T5s for the time being - so don't hold your breath waiting on me to finish my build...
  4. saltygerman

    Plumbing Help

    BTW. Nice pics Saxman I am definately a visual learner and they helped me tremendously.
  5. saltygerman

    Plumbing Help

    Quote: Originally Posted by saxman Did you have specific questions or concerns? There are a few good tank plumbers here, so i'd say any question you ask will be answered. Are you going to use rigid PVC with glued connections or flexible tubing? Will you be using a submersible or external...
  6. saltygerman

    SaltyGermans 240 Gal Reef Tank Project

    Quote: Originally Posted by acrylic51 Looks very good.....Only 1 question....Have you thought about the maintenance part of the system.....The canopy seems kind of restrictive.... Yes have definately taken maintanence into consideration. The canopy is actually surrounded with doors and lifts...
  7. saltygerman

    SaltyGermans 240 Gal Reef Tank Project

    I think I will be attempting an LED build. I have been following Snakes progress. I have a 55 gallon sump for filtration. I am going to add something... not sure what yet for a large refugium. The tank will have a deep sand bed. Inhabitants are still up in the air. I'm really taking my time with...
  8. saltygerman

    Plumbing Help

    Thanks Saxman I really do appreciate it.
  9. saltygerman

    SaltyGermans 240 Gal Reef Tank Project

    A little more stain.
  10. saltygerman

    SaltyGermans 240 Gal Reef Tank Project

    Well okay here is the first pic of the 240 project that is bringing back to saltwater. I have been asking alot of questions here lately and probably annoying several of you, but I don't want any regrets with this one. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.
  11. saltygerman

    Plumbing Help

    Thanks Saxman. Very Informative. I was worried I my not have enough pump. I have decided to drill the 55 that I will be using as the Sump. Rather than the over the edge feed to the pump. Do you have any links for a system drawing or pic where I can add additional closed loop pump. I plan on a...
  12. saltygerman

    Plumbing Help

    Thanks Bang Guy. Can you elaborate on Durso style, also I hadn't planned on drilling the sump. I thought I could gravity feed into the filter socks in the first compartment of the sump?
  13. saltygerman

    Plumbing Help

    Here are some pictures. Sorry for the poor quality.
  14. saltygerman

    Plumbing Help

    I will be using rigid pvc into a 55 gal glass tank converted into a sump, I will be running an external pump. The pump model is Pan World NH100PX. The 240 gal tank is glass. I would like to just use the stock returns. I'm sorry to be slow on providing info. Just looking on doing this right the...
  15. saltygerman

    Plumbing Help

    Any help would be appreciated.
  16. saltygerman

    Plumbing Help

    Yes. I will be using a sump and also a protein skimmer.
  17. saltygerman

    Plumbing Help

    Hello all. I have stumbled on to a new 240 gal tank. This is my first drilled tank with 4 holes (two in each overflow). I have an inline pump and need help on plumbing. Just wondered if I could get some guidance from you "drilled tank experts". LOL. Thank You in advance.
  18. saltygerman

    Frogfish Help

    Originally Posted by Cranberry Angler's are not venomous. Never remove one from a tank with a net.... remove via a container with water. Thanks Cranberry. I didn't do it someone else did. I am just trying to help resolve the problem.
  19. saltygerman

    Frogfish Help

    Originally Posted by TonySi I'm guessing it would be the same as burping a puffer.Hold it by the tail facing the surface vertically and rub the stomach. I'm just worried about the venomous aspect?
  20. saltygerman

    Frogfish 911

    Can anyone direct me on the best way to burp a frogfish!
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