Reef Central Online Community

Home Forum Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences View New Posts View Today's Posts

Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Search Reefkeeping ...an online magazine for marine aquarists Support our sponsors and mention Reef Central

Go Back   Reef Central Online Community > General Interest Forums > Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment
Register Blogs FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read

Notices

User Tag List

Reply
Thread Tools
Old 11/11/2019, 10:38 PM   #1
Cammunoz
Registered Member
 
Cammunoz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 540
Plumbing 40g peninsula input please

So I plumbed my 40g breeder. I have one return and one overflow. I came up with the idea since Iím running a high powered pump ( ecotech vectra M1) why donít I put a T fitting on the return with a valve to get some decent movement for my chaeto ?Will this work?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro



Last edited by Cammunoz; 11/12/2019 at 10:18 AM.
Cammunoz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11/12/2019, 09:26 AM   #2
Vinny Kreyling
Registered Member
 
Vinny Kreyling's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Miller Place, NY
Posts: 6,087
It should work just fine.


__________________
250 gallon mixed reef, 2 Reefbreeder's Photon V 2, RD 3 Speedy 80 Watt, DAS EX-3 Skimmer, MTC mini cal, 2-3/4" Sea Swirls, Aquacontroller & 6 Tunze pumps.
Vinny Kreyling is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11/12/2019, 09:45 AM   #3
mcgyvr
Registered Member
 
mcgyvr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 19,628
If you are asking about "Tee-ing" off your return pipe to divert some of the water through a fuge in the sump then sure that will work..
People do that quite often to allow you to get flow or increase flow to any portion of their sump.. Most often with a drain/skimmer -> Return <-- Fuge sump layout vs Drain/Skimmer-->Fuge -->Return setup like you have.


__________________
Being blunt and having fun
Straight up INTJ
mcgyvr is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:18 AM.


TapaTalk Enabled

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2019 Axivo Inc.
Use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions described in the user agreement.
Reef CentralTM Reef Central, LLC. Copyright ©1999-2014
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.3.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.