Lets see what's in your stand! mechanical photo's

uncut30

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ULu, i have forgot all about that electrical plug in there...... that’s really funny.... I can’t stop laughing.....
 

Ulu

Redtail Catfish
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The Sunny San Joaquin
I put a sump under the 30 std last week. It's pretty basic, 10gal tank from the Petco $1 sale, using floss, lava & gravel bed, with 3 concentric plastic containers, and 2 sponge filters. The siphon is straight thru, without standpipe or air-break.
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This is the first incarnation, just using a siphon hose and bulb for a drain. There's a PVC U with strainer in the tank. The pump is an old 200 GPH powerhead feeding thru a garden hose. 150 watt heater in the sump.

I bought one new sponge filter, but had every other part laying around, and the lava, gravel, and one sponge were already well cycled.

Since then I have enlarged the pump to a new 265 gph, and the drain, which is now 3/4" PVC (throttled) with PVC weir.

Better pics to come.
 

twentyleagues

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Hell a first two posts! Weeelcome to MFK! I absolutely love to see people take pride in their work. Well done on that setup!
Lol I was just thinking it looked like something you would enjoy!

Great looking set up! I wish I had the patience to complete a project like that.
 
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Dloks

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The exact opposite of the one above and the bane of JK47 JK47 .....lol
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Maybe when I get the fishroom cleaned up I'll post where all that goes.
Bro looks like a grow house down there!
 
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