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L2 on my 55gal mixed reef

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by djDIRTE, Jan 8, 2019.

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  1. djDIRTE

    djDIRTE New Member

    Hello all! New to the forums. Just got my L2 a few weeks ago. I'm not necessarily new to the reef game, but definitely new to using an ats. My last build was about 10 years ago, n somehow I ended back up in it. here's my build ...so far. IMG_20190107_202406.jpg IMG_20190107_202350.jpg IMG_20190103_171718.jpg IMG_20181227_203221.jpg IMG_20190103_171846.jpg IMAG1733 (1280x724).jpg

    My filtration will be ATS only. I built some mounts out of acrylic to countersink the ats about 1/2" below the rim of my sump, so I have just enough room to service it. It's definitely a tight fit.

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  2. Turbo

    Turbo Does not really look like Johnny Carson Staff Member Site Owner Multiple Units! Customer

    Nice build!

    You may want to cut the pipe on the centermost drain, you want that pipe to stop just below the water surface (0.5-1") of the sump. It's the same concept as the BeanAnimal tuned siphon, if it's too far below the water, then air can get trapped in the pipe. But if it works OK the way it is, no problem.
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  3. djDIRTE

    djDIRTE New Member

    Already done I trimmed the pipe after the pic. It was slightly gurgly at that length
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