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Featured The Epo Putty Tank 8000 litres

Discussion in 'Large Tanks (101gal+)' started by [email protected], Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Wilson

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    Have you estimated/calculated how much wattage the finished set up would use on average a day? Looks like things are coming together really well. Keep up the good work!
     
  2. Matt@Epo

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    I am not as old as you Dave so I cant remember the old west and will have to take your word for it :tongue:

    Dont blame me..I have tried to keep it on track

    I have estimated approx 140 kw per day.
     
  3. zoney

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    Ah so you finally got the moon lights you were on about all those years ago :) they look pretty nice :D

    LEDS good i never thought i would see you admit to having them on your tank Hysterical

    The AFM Bulbs look very very nice :D bet they are a bit to bright to look at but still i think you may find you stuill need to use the T5's even if its only for a short time before and after the halides come on/off .

    Looking very good though Matt now chop chop get it finished only 21 days till xmas :D

    One thing i have to ask though is have you thought about topping up your evap loss and how its going to be done as with the surge running this is going to alter the height of the water in the sumps one its fired :D
     
  4. Wilson

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    Could set the level at the lowest point before the surge, then it will just top up anything lost below this. Think that would work unless Im missing something.
     
  5. zoney

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    it would work but depending on the amount of time that the surge takes to fill and then fire would the ATU have enough time to replace the evaporated water or would the surge fire switching it off so there for more water evaporates and the salinity of the tank rises .
     
  6. Simon@coralsworkshop

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    can i have one of them freebies too, if not just call me your little princess, thatll doBig Thumbs Up
     
  7. Matt@Epo

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    Ash the ATo is set to the lowest point..just before the surge fires. It doesn't have to replenish all the water at once..it would be triggered again on the next fill.
     
  8. Matt@Epo

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    You're **** out of luck too princess...how's that?
     
  9. Simon@coralsworkshop

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    now will do me just fine fella, made up for the night now :D
     
  10. killi

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    All looking good Matt,
     
  11. Javahart

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    I'm speechless...... It's still not frickin wet!

    You have the patience of a saint.... Or you are allergic to water ;)
     
  12. bigguy

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    the surge tank test not getting it wet ? and the leek test
    :)

    looking god dude
     
  13. Matt@Epo

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    Yeah..that's the reason the dt isn't full...I have been seeing how long I can hold out for and I have extreme allergies to salt and water Big Thumbs Up

    i agree Simon that you could consider the surge test and leak tests as the tank getting wet. It is also overlooked that I have had 3000 litres running for a year in the fish room
     
  14. tomtucker

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    and what a fish room Big Thumbs Up it is
     
  15. Simon@coralsworkshop

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    java, this whole thread is not even real, have you seen how good mat is on the pc? all these images of "so called tank" only exist in the digital aether and we have all been duped!!Hysterical
     
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    the plumbing that has been holding the build up has arrived matt
     
  17. Matt@Epo

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    Hysterical:dance:...I was just about to call!
     
  18. jamesfirth1

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    Good to see your taking the fall, for this build taking so long!:whistling:
     
  19. chippypah

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    :clap:So only another couple years to go now then LOL
     
  20. liam0

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    Dibs! I'll have it all!
     
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