Cheap tank build

cbugcbug Posts: 13Member
275 gallon tank, 250 gallon aquarium heater,12v boat bulge pump 1100 gph plumbed to pvc spray $60


  • cbugcbug Posts: 13Member
    52 c 52
  • DeviousDipsDeviousDips Posts: 1,648Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited February 12
    Your gonna want the water level about a half inch above the holes in the spray bar. It will work alot better in my opinion 
  • cbugcbug Posts: 13Member
    edited February 12
    I agree.....I tried them level with water an it would goal just a little... raised water level and it took care of it @DeviousDips
  • norcalfranknorcalfrank Posts: 1,046Member ✭✭✭
    I see no scavenge area. Where does the unused film and floating stuff go?
  • cbugcbug Posts: 13Member
    @norcalfrank. I have a screen (not pictured) that sets at an angle and the spray bar pushes the debris up on it
  • MidOhioHydrographicsMidOhioHydrographics Posts: 9,404Member, Moderator, Business Ninja El Moderator
    Just scoop out the debris. No sense in getting complicated with a setup like this. You're not running production and cycle times arent' as important. After 4-5 dips just use a pool net to scoop out the crud and carry on.
  • K2ConceptsK2Concepts Posts: 13,340Administrator El Jefe
    edited February 12
    Ya gotta wonder when a post entitled "Cheap Tank Build" ends up posted in the "DIY Rinse Station Questions" category...

    And yea moved it for you...
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