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Wait, turn around, you forgot the extra large order of warm weather. FedEx doesn’t have a plane big enough for all of it so you gotta bring some too.

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Safe drive....
Haha :) the weather back home looks like it’s goin to be nice!
 
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a whole lot better than the last couple of days..that's for sure.. :)
I guess I left at the perfect time! I suppose in about 7 our so hours I will probably be driving past you! ;)
 
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Made it home safe glad that drive is over! Figured with this beautiful weather I might as well grill out!

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Glad yo made it home safe.

Did Easter today with grand kids. Hide their baskets and plastic eggs with quarters and candy out in the woods on our property. Grilled out as well. Turned out to be a nice day.
 
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Part of my shipment came in today pretty excited I should have the frag tanks all plumbed and running by the end of the weekend! ATI mount for fixture, couple bulkheads and some powerheads for the frag tanks.

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Purchased new ATI bulbs as well! I bought 3 blue plus, 2 coral plus, 1 purple plus and 1 actinic. Bought a couple different kind of bulbs to play around with and see what I like!

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And my favorite purchase of this round is the skimmer man I can’t wait to break her in! Look at the size of the cup lol
 

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Thank you sir! I did think about this but I wasn’t sure if they made a wet version of the 1/4” bulkhead.

I used RO float valve in a setup similar to your description/goal. I used optical sensors and solenoid valve as primary method to turn off water to my reservoir. The float valve was a fail-safe. The brute (and other reservoirs) sat on a washing machine leak pan with leak sensors to shut off all water sources as an additional fail-safe.
 
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Wow, that's an awesome order! Man, just when I thought my skimmer was BIG! Can't wait to see it all in action
I’m going to need more fish! Haha
 
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I used RO float valve in a setup similar to your description/goal. I used optical sensors and solenoid valve as primary method to turn off water to my reservoir. The float valve was a fail-safe. The brute (and other reservoirs) sat on a washing machine leak pan with leak sensors to shut off all water sources as an additional fail-safe.
I was actually looking into something very similar thanks for the comment!
 
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Quick question for you all, what would be the best way to set up filter socks in my Rubbermaid stock tank sump? I’ve been looking and found a few ideas but just wanted to hear your thoughts!
 
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Now I gotta find some! Lol
Good luck there very expensive and scarce everyone is buying it up for sneeze guards etc.

Menards and Home Depot have sheet PVC that you might be able to work something with.
 
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Good luck there very expensive and scarce everyone is buying it up for sneeze guards etc.

Menards and Home Depot have sheet PVC that you might be able to work something with.
I would rather work with that, I’ll look into it. Are they somewhat sturdy?
 

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I would rather work with that, I’ll look into it. Are they somewhat sturdy?
Honestly have never worked with it read about it in the DIY threads. Someone was making a sump out of it...to risky for me LOL. Supposedly you can glue it just like PVC pipe. So I guess you could construct ribs to reinforce if you had to. Lost the picture I had of it with SKU and thickness. Menards has big sheets and HD has various sized sheets as I recall.
 
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