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Build Thread Aloha Friends, I am starting a new tank! 110 Gallon with sump

Achi

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I will be updating this as I go along, my set up as of today is
April 15th, 2024, Thanks to Joe Harvey and Ryan Camarata for pushing me to post this in here.

Planet aquarium external, 48"x24"x24" 110 gallons
I have a Tidline 36" sump
Aquarocks V3 reactor stand alone
custom built regulator Swagelok with Hoke milli mite 1300 series needle valve
2 week aqua A430 pros
Hydros X4 controller
Sicce SDC 6.0 pump
and more gadgets on the way

I am lucky to have many Aquatic friends to help me with the set up. as I get this dialed in I will upgrade plumbing and other components.
 

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more work getting done
 

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Do you have a gate valve in play on the primary drain? Can't tell from the pics

Yes I have a gate in the back
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Here
 
So, on another note I am working on my floating remote regulator. I am waiting for a few parts
1/4”. Npt nipple and an in-line filter 50micron
I am mounting the black manifold with a plate to the back of my cabinet
Then the bottle will be I. The cabinet or I can put it outside
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I will
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I’ll have more photos to explain later

The regulator is a Swagelok 100psi max. And a 1300 series Hoke needle valve


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So, on another note I am working on my floating remote regulator. I am waiting for a few parts
1/4”. Npt nipple and an in-line filter 50micron
I am mounting the black manifold with a plate to the back of my cabinet
Then the bottle will be I. The cabinet or I can put it outside
826459d4344fe560328c5d90f03fc0d1.jpg

I will
ca0229a51380f346f87fa90eae8fb3aa.jpg

I’ll have more photos to explain later

The regulator is a Swagelok 100psi max. And a 1300 series Hoke needle valve


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Hoke hoarder 🙏

Why have I never seen anyone set a reg up like this before!?

This is what you can expect when the king of equipment nerds (self-labelled equipment nerd myself) finally gets a journal posted 😎
 
For anyone that doesn't know achi, he's an absolute plant guru and one of the best dudes around, if you can think of a difficult plant, there's a good chance he's grown it in sand

Love you bro, excited to follow this along

Thanks brother for the kind words. I just love this hobby and the people in it.


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