DIY Ca reactor

Discussion in 'I made this!' started by reef_guru, Jan 19, 2008.

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  1. reef_guru

    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    one recirc complete
     
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    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    another recirc done along with the pH probe holder, CO2 inlet and sump intake
    now onto the bubble counter
     
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    Otty Giant Squid

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    That doesn't look like a beer can in the background....you mean your doing that sober.. ;)

    By the way..good job!
     
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    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    otty: thanks, and the beer cans are multiplying on there own, lol

    heres a couple of the bubble counter, im almost done
     
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    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    the only thing left is the gasket for the tops, sponge pad inside the chambers, and connecting the valve to the outflow. no big deal.
     
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    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    tested the max flow rate of this beast. 2000cc/min. if i did my math right this thing is good for a sps dominated tank upto 5000 gallons. a tank that is not sps dominated, who knows what the maximum gallon capacity would be.
     
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    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    i recently tweeked this monster for better performance. these pics are the last and final update.
     
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    Otty Giant Squid

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    I hope you have a fish room for this beast because I don't think it will fit under a stand of any kind.

    Excellent job!
     
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    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    otty:

    the dimensions of this reactor are 27" x 27" x 25" high. keep in mind this is going under the new tank that is 72" x 45" x 25" high.
     
  12. ReefSparky

    ReefSparky Super Moderator Staff Member

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    hope ya got 12' ceilings.

    Absolutely beautiful work.