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Old 12/16/2007, 11:40 AM
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Great build so far! Your stand and canopy look incredible...I wish I had the skills to have built mine like that.

I have a Sequence 5800 pump for my closed loop and it is very, very loud. Loud enough that I (well...more my fiance) am debating changing it for something else (If I keep it, she may want to trade me for something else ). I was considering the Barracuda but after reading your thread, maybe not...

Definitely will be following this build!
I dont think you have anything to worry about. I went to a friends house locally who has the Baracudda running in his living room in an open stand and you can only hear some noise from the fan. But Ill keep you updated.
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Old 12/16/2007, 11:41 AM
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Tell him that is too tall. 16" is fine, and gives you room to work.
Ive been playing with the measurements and 18" is fine. I want to have that extra water storage.
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Old 12/16/2007, 11:44 AM
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Re: Re: The tank

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[B]I don't see any holes for the CL? I'm assuming they are on the bottom? Or are you strictly using Vortechs?
I am using Vortechs and a Tunze wavebox for flow with no closed loop. Yes the Calfo overflow increases the cost, Since this tank is going against a stairwell I didnt have room for the Calfo.
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Old 12/16/2007, 11:47 AM
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Marc,

Your Modified G was 18" right? Remember my stand is 40" tall
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Old 12/16/2007, 11:55 AM
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Here is a side shot from inside the stand, The tub is 20 inches wide but the sump will only be 17 so the prop tank will only hang over the back side of the sump by 3 inches or so.

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Old 12/16/2007, 12:03 PM
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looks like a great start! If you dont mind what did that stand cost you, I am in Arlington and would like to be able to have the stand for my next project made locally if possible.

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Old 12/16/2007, 12:13 PM
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looks like a great start! If you dont mind what did that stand cost you, I am in Arlington and would like to be able to have the stand for my next project made locally if possible.

-SAM
Hey Sam
Scott from Wood perfect built the stand. I can PM you his phone number if you are interested. I belive he is in Arlington actually.
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Old 12/16/2007, 03:41 PM
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I've been working on the plumbing today, I temporally mounted the manifold and have been plumbing to the tank.
Nothing is glued and a couple things are crooked(including the camera angle).



The yellow tags are to remind me were everything goes



I have to go down to the plumbing store tomorrow and pick up some more schedule 80 fittings.
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Old 12/16/2007, 03:46 PM
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looks very nice
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Old 12/16/2007, 06:09 PM
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OMG That is great! I wanna see it in person when it's all done.
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Old 12/16/2007, 06:10 PM
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How is the prop tank going to be plumbed in?
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Old 12/16/2007, 06:42 PM
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How is the prop tank going to be plumbed in?
Its going to be feed by the ball valve without the tag on it.
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Old 12/16/2007, 09:37 PM
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Marc,

Your Modified G was 18" right? Remember my stand is 40" tall
The sump is 48" x 20" x 16", with a 20g refugium section.
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Old 12/16/2007, 09:38 PM
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Re: Re: The tank

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<--------- RC newbie who will be joining the DFW crew in late '08. Abandoning overpriced SoCal to join the GF possibly around Grand Prairie. Then I'll really be able to torment Marc.
Thanks for the heads up, so I can take a year to prepare.
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Old 12/16/2007, 10:08 PM
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LOL.... Glad to have you Wabio
I made the jump about 3 years ago
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Old 12/16/2007, 10:23 PM
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i like the frag tank idea in the stand. cant wait to see pics of your tank up and running
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Old 12/26/2007, 09:33 PM
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Old 12/26/2007, 09:38 PM
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Well we should start the sump this week and I am trying to get a Pacific Coast 1/2 HP chiller ordered. Then I think I will be almost ready to move everything the First week of Febuary.
I started mounting the T'5s in the Canopy and will try to finish the Electical work this weekend.
I almost forgot, I am thinking of ordering 2 250 MM fans for the canopy. They each push 105 CFM at less then 20 db
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Old 12/26/2007, 10:05 PM
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This is a great shot. Can you explain your plumbing here in a little more detail?
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Old 12/26/2007, 10:13 PM
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10" fans - wow, that's huge. Are they 110v or 12v?
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Old 12/27/2007, 08:12 AM
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10" fans - wow, that's huge. Are they 110v or 12v?
They are 12 volt
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Old 12/27/2007, 09:10 PM
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This is a great shot. Can you explain your plumbing here in a little more detail?
Yes the Return pump feeds the manifold on the right which is what feeds

Return hoses
Chiller
Refugium
C02 reactor
Prop tank
P04 & Carbon reactors
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Old 12/28/2007, 03:59 AM
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What the heck is a CO2 reactor?
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Old 12/28/2007, 08:20 AM
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What the heck is a CO2 reactor?
you know what I ment.....
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Old 12/28/2007, 08:27 AM
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