No powerheads for a day?

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Another lesson learned the hard way. Woke up to the smell of burning plastic, the hang on back UV filter was dripping water into the cabinet where 1/2 of my electrics were. Pulled the plug on all of them, luckily only the powerhead control unit was damaged.

Unfortunately I can't find a single vendor in my area selling the control unit for the Maxspect Gyre 350 so I have to buy a whole new set.

I have no SPS, only some LPS and mushrooms. Will they be OK a day or two without the extra flow?
 
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You'll be fine. Gotta redo how your plugs are situated thats for sure. Drip loops in all of them plus in an area unlikely to get water running onto them.
 
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You'll be fine. Gotta redo how your plugs are situated thats for sure. Drip loops in all of them plus in an area unlikely to get water running onto them.
Yeah, I have a lot of work to do. It was only a matter of time til this happened, just was procrastinating my cables and now Im out like 400 bucks on my gyre set. Im lucky it didn't start a fire, the gyre PSU hub was smoking when I woke up.
 

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