Keeping Airline Tubing at the Bottom for an ATO

Discussion in 'DIY' started by magnetar68, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. magnetar68

    magnetar68 Guest

    Any off-the-shelf or DIY solutions for keeping the airline tubing at the bottom of my reservoir for my top-off container?

    I think I remember seeing a little reef-safe weight the tubing fit through, but I cannot find it online (but honestly, I could have tried harder).
  2. georgec

    georgec Guest

    I zip tie a frag plug to the end. Though you can also buy a stiff plastic tube to attach the airline tubing to.
  3. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    Bampf! Just like the picture shows, and it's reef safe :)

    But yeah I guess i could have used a ziptie to hold it together, but I have tons of PVC connectors I never use so I just fed it through the holes and it holds it to the bottom of the can o water.

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  4. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    Ya mean the lead strips for plants are no good?
    Doh! ;)
  5. psidriven

    psidriven Guest

    i second the rigid airline tubing.
  6. denzil

    denzil Webmaster

    I would probably just zip-tie some small piece of rock rubble near the end of the tube.

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