Nero 5 FULLY submersible

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  1. Burrito

    Burrito Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor NJRC Member

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    duh its a pump but is the "dryside" magnet submersible too?

    my tank has a coast to coast full height overflow and i want to mount the pump on my back wall which would require the dryside to be wet.

    any issues?
     
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  2. Scotty Buttons

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    Not sure about the neros but I know the MP dry sides are fully submersible. Hopefully someone will chime in about the nero. Have you emailed AI? The support team is usualy quick to respond.
     
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    Vortech MPs? You're kidding right?
     
  4. Zach77

    Zach77 New Member

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    It’s just a coated magnet so should be a non issue. Careful of the thickness though, I’m running on 1/2” and isn’t the greatest hold. Works, just not rock solid like an MP.
     
  5. Burrito

    Burrito Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor NJRC Member

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    Thanks. Yea...MPs are not waterproof at all on the dry side.

    My tank is 15mm 1/2” I think. But the back wall overflow is just thin acrylic.
     
  6. chefjpaul

    chefjpaul Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    That would definitely be a light show
     
  7. ksfulk

    ksfulk Grow sticks, grow!!! R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    If its just a magnet, and its going in the over flow, then just cheat. Get a ziploc sandwich bag close to the size of the dry magnet, put it inside the bag, seal it up and BAM! waterproof magnet. Ive used this on my Tunze pumps on my overflows for years.
     
  8. MSB123

    MSB123 Someone out there put something smart here. R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award R2R Secret Santa Santa Barbara Reef Co-Op Build Thread Contributor

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    I tried it on an old MP10.I have a video of it somewhere. I opened it up after and it was like a whole tank in there!
    Micro bubbles, full of water, and lights!
     
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