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I'm going to try and start selling some of the zoas and other softies locally, if I can.

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I feel so dumb.

I bought a new salinity probe a year ago because my probe had gone on the fritz. It ended up stabilizing out and I got too lazy to replace it.

Flash forward to this week when it just stopped sending a signal. I went ahead and replaced it. Well after calibrating it, I realized that my salinity is at 32.3!

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I've made some dumb mistakes in this hobby, but the one I consistently make is on my darn Eshopps external overflow boxes. I will never use these again.

I was working to install new elbows and soft tubing on my system to make the process of changing out my filter socks easier. I later figured out that it would be easier to get rid of the socks and replace them with filter cups. Huge thanks to @Reefer5640 for the recommendation.

After installing the new plumbing I noticed a steady leak coming from the overflow. Flash forward to this evening when at least 15 gallons had leaked out of my system. When I tried to diagnose the issue I recognized that I had made the same darn bulkhead gasket mistake with these overflows that I had made when adding my bonus tank.

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I was then really dumb and tried to remove the overflow without sufficiently draining the tank. Needless to say, my floor, t-shirt and boxer shorts are significantly more salty than when I started this repair.

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I got smarter and drained about 25 gallons from the system.

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I got around to installing our christmakah presentation this weekend. I'm curious to see what the extra flow will do.

It's also a good reminder that it's time to clean my existing wavs. I set the existing wavs to the same program as the new ones. The difference in power was palpable.

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I got around to installing our christmakah presentation this weekend. I'm curious to see what the extra flow will do.

It's also a good reminder that it's time to clean my existing wavs. I set the existing wavs to the same program as the new ones. The difference in power was palpable.

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These guys can kick out some serious current
 
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