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#1 Marcus Watts

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Posted 06 March 2010 - 07:10 PM

slight !! error was while doing the new set up, mixed the salt in the tank,filled the sump, connected up the pump and pipes then nipped out to get a ball valve to balance the flow as return was too fast. the new salt water syphoned back through the pump, overflowed the sump and made a rather big wet area on the floor :D

how I fixed it?? - wine, cooked dinner, looked sheepish ........and mentioned the benefits of renting :rolleyes:
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#2 chriss

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 07:58 AM

I say you got away lightly with that one :rolleyes:

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#3 lindsay

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 09:18 AM

:rolleyes:

#4 gray

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 09:38 AM

:rolleyes: that would of cost me
48"x36"x24" main tank 45"x26"x 26" sump
laguna 7500 return pump, ocean runner 6500
tunze ts 24 kit
Grotech hea 250 skimmer, deltec 601 calcium reactor tmc, controller-monitor
deltec fr509 reactor
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#5 Marcus Watts

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 09:30 PM

guys i was soo lucky - it nearly got worse as i put newspaper down and the bloody picture ink came off on the carpet ! luckily i had about an hour before Mandy got home so i got the water sponged up, towel dried the carpet best i could and what saved me (she said) was the sheer look of OMFG on my face when she walked through the door . I really thought I was in for it and I think that made her laugh, thinking I'd been sh***ing it all afternoon (I had too!!)

Even now i think a power cut may just overflow the sump a little bit so I'm going to need to drill a sump overflow hole and pipe it through the wall or an air brick or something
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