Reactor build (mostly pics)

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  1. diverdan

    diverdan Bangghai Cardinal

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    Haven't really been on the past few days, been building a few reactors for a local reefer and I just wanted to share the process pics for y'all.
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  3. diverdan

    diverdan Bangghai Cardinal

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    diverdan Bangghai Cardinal

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    Almost completed. Just a few touch ups, sanding and testing and done.
     
  5. FatBastad

    FatBastad Zoanthid

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    nice!
    sweet dyi. I'm sure user 414-212 would appreciate, he's made some beautiful reactors.
     
  6. N00ZE

    N00ZE Eyelash Blennie

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    What would be the price for two that are 4" tube diameter? Just curious.. These look great!
     
  7. DBOSHIBBY

    DBOSHIBBY Sleeper Shark

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    What did you use for a seal on the top? Ive been thinking about doing this for a while now.
     
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  9. Yose

    Yose Plankton

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    Check out eBay for acrylic tubing. There are a lot of choices at decent prices. You can decide whether or not you want to buy from eBay, but at least they have some good tubing pics.
     
  10. diverdan

    diverdan Bangghai Cardinal

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    Thanks FB!
    I spent a lot of time on these. To bad their for someone else.

    Thanks Nooze!

    I get the tubing locally for $1 an inch and then the rest of the acrylic I get as scrap so their pretty cheap to make. I think one cost me about $30 max to build.


    I used 1/8" sheet rubber that I cut to fit. We use a lot I different sheet rubber where I work so I got it for free. The sheet rubber is for gasket material picked up locally. Check any gasket making company for the rubber.

     
  11. AHP

    AHP Astrea Snail

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    Looks nice I am going to stick around to see this... Any new updates?