DIY $6 Dosing containers - Dosing in style!

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  1. shiftline

    shiftline Well-Known Member

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    I decided to start the Red Sea coral colors program and need something that looked good inside of my stand.. so I came up with these classy looking dosing containers that only cost about $6 each to make. Dose classy my friends!

    Check out the build video
     
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  2. tigerhawk

    tigerhawk Well-Known Member

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    Very nice. I like your idea, I may try it myself.
     
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  3. Denvercherub

    Denvercherub Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    great tutorial! I like the idea. Looks slick and very affordable :)
     
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    shiftline Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys! They are super simple to build and look great!
     
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    ReeferDave01 Well-Known Member

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    What size bulkheads do you use for tubing? 1/4"?
     
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    mannyhernz Well-Known Member

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    This seems very nice compared to my acrylic "dosing box". The lid always curves up
     
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  7. shiftline

    shiftline Well-Known Member

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    Yep. They are 1/4" and they work with the acrylic and RO line :)
     
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    donnievaz Well-Known Member

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    Love it! Definitely using those on my new build. The only thing I may do differently is different color caps for each solution.
     
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  9. shiftline

    shiftline Well-Known Member

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    That's a great way to keep track of what is in what. I ended up doing red and white for my plumbing and have tried to make everything else int he sump follow that Color scheme :)
     
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    chefjpaul Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2018

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    That's what I built.
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    shiftline Well-Known Member

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    Yours looks awesome. Nicely done!
     
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    waxhawreefer Well-Known Member

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    What's in that auto feeder in the sump??
     
  13. shiftline

    shiftline Well-Known Member

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    That's my apex one. A few people have asked me about it .. I'll do my next video on it
     
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    mannyhernz Well-Known Member

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    What size fittings were used?
     
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    shiftline Well-Known Member

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    They are 1/4" fittings
     
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    Cool, thanks for the info. :cool:
     
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