Wanted: Fishroom Startup

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  1. Ammar

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    Any updates?

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    QuintenRowland

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    Getting along..

    I managed to complete the install of 5 tanks on friday.

    Will post some pictures tomorrow.

    Just want to get them cured nicely so will leave them till wednesday then do some water testing and see if it all holds well.
     
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    Nice, hard work this, it always looks so easy on paper.
    Lookinh forward to learning from your setup

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    QuintenRowland

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    Here is a photo update of where we are at now...

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    looks great..does the top tank feed into the on below and then into the sump?
    assuming you then feedback from the sump into top tank?
     
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    Jip just like that.. seems to be running well
     
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    what size pump are you using to feed water back to the top?
     
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    Its pumping at 2800lph due to the height.
     
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    I drilled and fitted bulkheads onto the front of my tanks. with a gate valve, so, when I need to do a wc I open the gate valve and drain my tanks in minutes.So much easier that syphoning water out.
     
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    I was going to suggest that, i would have at the back of the tank tho at the 50% level... why did you go for the front?
     
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    Looks very good.
     
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    Where did you get gate valves and do you have an pic please
     
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    From the irregation department at chaimberlains..

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    I placed them all on front panel, bottom left with the top of the outlet at 5cm. The front of the tanks is much easier to get to :)
     
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    LOL, ok so side front, makes sense, i thought you plonked it on the front panel
     
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    The Pump Shop in Randburg. I will load some pics tomorrow - got a new phone and havent transferrd everything yet.
     
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    Thankyou
     

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