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Old 03/12/2007, 12:26 AM   #51
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Thank you everyone! I will be receiving my sump very soon, its presently at my LFS, will post some new pictures soon of it!
I saw the sump. WHAT A BEAST!!!


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Old 03/12/2007, 01:12 AM   #52
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haha YOU SAW IT BEFORE ME!!!!


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Old 03/12/2007, 01:20 AM   #53
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Oh man come on i need to see youre sump arrg, can't wait
btw what mean lfs ?


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Old 03/12/2007, 01:22 AM   #54
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lfs = Local Fish Store

I will get some pictures soon!


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Old 03/13/2007, 10:02 PM   #55
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what's going on no updates? It's taking to LONG!!


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Old 03/14/2007, 12:34 AM   #56
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I just finished my midterms today :P I promise in not too long...


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Old 03/14/2007, 01:51 AM   #57
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school is always first, but if you get suspended or drop out than reefkeeping can be your job, lol..keep it up


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Old 03/15/2007, 10:49 AM   #58
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We require an update !

It's like our coffee addiction ! hehe


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Old 03/15/2007, 12:01 PM   #59
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Cool

Ok. Here's some update, got the chance to visit my LFS yesterday and took a few pictures of the sump+refugium! Could not be happier, everything is very well built! Its made of 1/2" cast acrylic and i also have my reservoir which i did not take any pictures but will take some on sunday since both item will be shipped to my place on that day. Hard part will be fitting the sump under my stand. The only way is to slide it in on the side. Since there is only 3' space, i will need to push the stand+tank on one side....

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You can see the reservoir on the bottom right





The problem i am afraid to get is micro bubbles from the skimmer and the return from the refugium... wondering what i should do about it... maybe cover it with something to minimize the risk of microbubbles..



This sump/refugium is built like a tank!
The upper part is the refugium and the bottom part will stay like that, maybe some mangroove in the front part but that will be it.


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Old 03/15/2007, 12:04 PM   #60
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Wow impressive sump !! It must be one of the nicest I've seen so far on RC !

Can I ask who built it ? I might be looking at getting an Acrylic tank in the future !

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Old 03/15/2007, 12:21 PM   #61
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Wow impressive sump !! It must be one of the nicest I've seen so far on RC !

Can I ask who built it ? I might be looking at getting an Acrylic tank in the future !

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Thank you Ginzo,

Worldfish is making costum made Acrylic sump since a couple of months, so here you can see one designed by me You can just show your plans and they will built it as you wanted.


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Old 03/15/2007, 01:26 PM   #62
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school is always first, but if you get suspended or drop out than reefkeeping can be your job, lol..keep it up
I hope it wont happened lol Somehow, school will always be my first priority


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Old 03/15/2007, 02:11 PM   #63
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VERY NICE!! How much did that sump run you? Can you tell us how it works on the design you came up with?


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Old 03/15/2007, 02:48 PM   #64
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looking good there, sump is fantastic need more info and how water flows


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Old 03/15/2007, 02:53 PM   #65
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Woaah
I love custom acrylic sump

I was thinking how to put the 'réservoir' of water change ...
All in one aquarium is always complicated


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Old 03/15/2007, 06:53 PM   #66
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Thanks! 2 of my 4 overflow will drain directly in the refugium which is the upper part of the sump, there will be only cheato and sand. Then, by 2 overflow there will go in the main sump which will contain mangroove and from there will go back in the tank by my dart pump. Nothing complicated, i just needed to play with my space and that where i came up, having my sump and refugium just over it The probe holder is the grey part. I am afraid of getting too much microbubbles, if so, i will need to find a way to minimize that.


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Old 03/15/2007, 06:54 PM   #67
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Oh the reservoir is actually not include in the sump, i just mentionned since you can see a part of it in the first picture.


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Old 03/19/2007, 01:08 AM   #68
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Bro! Come on its been to LONG!! I need my hit!! UPDATE!!!


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Old 03/19/2007, 06:39 AM   #69
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Great build so far! How much water does the sump and refugium hold? What else (other than mangroves) are you planning on putting in the sump?

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Old 03/19/2007, 07:38 AM   #70
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Great build so far! How much water does the sump and refugium hold? What else (other than mangroves) are you planning on putting in the sump?

Thanks!

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The water and sump makes about 150G in total. I will have in the refugium cheato and a dsb, mangroove on the bottom part of the sump. That will be it


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Old 03/19/2007, 07:40 AM   #71
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Bro! Come on its been to LONG!! I need my hit!! UPDATE!!!
I though i would get my sump yesterday but i could not get a hold for the shipping. Must be this week, we are trying to find a good time for delivery

I am about to order my plumbing and will receive most of all my equipment missing this next week end!


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Old 03/28/2007, 09:52 PM   #72
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Talking Update!

I bought mostly everything i need today to be ready to built this project. There is still some stuff left such as plumbing and my other missing light but overall i got mostly evertyhing. Hopefully, i will be able to put time on it before the finals comes! :coolmad:


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4 Vortech pump
3 Battery back up
4 Wavy sea plus

There is only missing my OM 4 way. After that, i should be set for the flow system!



My controllor: Prolifux Wireless controller with 3 propeller freeze to cool down the tank









Too sexy!






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Old 03/29/2007, 12:03 AM   #73
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Very nice equipment my friend congratulations!!!


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Old 03/29/2007, 12:05 AM   #74
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Do you have a link or more information about your controller ?


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Old 03/29/2007, 05:44 AM   #75
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Do you have a link or more information about your controller ?
There is some info at www.aquariumspecialty.com...


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