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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-26-2007, 05:53 PM Thread Starter
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180g reactor, how's it look?

K, here it is.

This is for a 180g. It will go on the intake side (Bulkhead of a RR tank) of a closed loop run by a MAG 9.5, returning over the back of the tank and to the floor of the tank, where it will come out of 4 jets in 1/2" pvc pipe buried in the substrate.

Built in an intake, but don't think I'm using it right away, going to see how it goes feeding CO2 into the intake of the stand pipe first.

Obviously has an initial horizontal section. I built in the bends thinking that since water has a high and low velocity side as it goes through bends, this may create added turbidity to mix and mash bubbles.

25" tall, 3" pipe down to 3/4" barbs for line.

Not glued together yet, so waddya think?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-26-2007, 06:23 PM
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hmmmmm A straight reactor IMO will be more efficient.


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It might make the bubbles stay longer, but it will decrease your flow by a lot.
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