BAR Members Take On One @$%#* 250 Gal Tank !

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by gimmito, Dec 14, 2013.

  1. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

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    Finally finished the plumbing in the sump area (almost done under the house). Installed the Kold Sterile Filters and hooked up to Kati/Ani resins to make up some water. Got the fuge going also.
     
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  2. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

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    Plumbed the return lines.
     
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  3. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

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    Using Maggie mufflers on the 1 1/2" drains.
     
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  4. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    Man that's a tiny little skimmer for that sump!

    Ok so that grey PVC coming out of the wall and dumping into the skimmer area is the return from the main tank? If so how does water get into the two compartments to the right of the skimmer area. I see one with sand (refugium I'm guessing), the other is.... freshwater?
     
  5. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

    The skimmer is a H&S A200 which is conservatively rated for 300+ gallons. It just looks tiny in a 125 gal sump. ;)

    I split one of the drains for the skimmer and fuge (the fuge light is clamped on the inlet pipe). You are correct that the far right compartment is for fresh water ato.
     
  6. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

     
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  7. Kmooresf

    Kmooresf Supporting Member

    Nice job Jim. Looks really nice. I like the "anemone island." Very cool. :D
     
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  8. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    That tank needs a large fowleri tang!
    Looking good , Jim
     
  9. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

    Thanks Kris. I wanted the anemone island to be a central focal point...big props to Johnny (Jestersix) for his rockscape!
     
  10. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

    Oh....I plan on adding some tangs.;)

    I have a new found respect for guys who do this stuff for a living!
     
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  11. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    Start with this big fowleri!
    It eats all offered foods, it's phat and awesome!
    Doh!! :)
     
  12. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

    Shoot me a pic E.
     
  13. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    Sent you text
     
  14. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

    Otay!
     
  15. Kmooresf

    Kmooresf Supporting Member

    I wanna see!!! ;)
     
  16. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    Kris, you've seen in person!!
    ;)
     
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  17. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

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    Finished the plumbing under the house (and I took care of that electrical wire John :p).
     
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  18. aqua-nut

    aqua-nut Supporting Member

    Nice.

    Is that Sch80 really blue? Paint or bad color from camera?
     
  19. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

    I'll blame the flash on the camera in a dark enviroment. The Christy's glue is blue though. ;)
     
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  20. denzil

    denzil Webmaster

    Everything looks really good!
     

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