Almost Disaster

Discussion in 'Invertebrates' started by lindsay pollard, 17 Aug 2008.

  1. lindsay pollard

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    This is what happens when ur power head slides down OOOOOOOPS


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  3. lindsay pollard

    lindsay pollard Thread Starter pipefish

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    Sorry about the order of pics its from bottom to top
     
  4. Matt

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    Eish! Glad to see its survived!
     
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    shot matt he is doing just fine now but i was worried at first discovering him
     
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    Shaun Retired Moderator

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    The pump does not have to slide down for that to happen.:whistling:
     
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    Tell me about it.My Raidantus took a walk up to my powerhead some years back and got sucked up.A disaster and a half in my tank.
     
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    i lost one that decided to walk around too but this guy was so geppie and then the damb pump decided to lose grip:nono:
     
  9. Christo

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    Yip! Know the feeling!

    Thats Why I'm not Planing on running any Powerheads
    in my Display! All the currents will be made from my
    return pumps Outlet! A monster of a Pump! Thinking of
    runing a Jacuzi pump as a Return to the display!

    Lost to many creatures with powerheads!

    :wave2:
     
  10. Mike

    Mike Retired Moderator

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    Be careful the jacuzzi pump might not be up to salt water standards, is there any copper in it? is there stainless steel? if yes is the stainless marine grade? Salt water is evil stuff and will chew it's way through normal pumps very quickly.
     
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    Well You get Your Saltwater Pool Pumps!
    Shouldn't these Pumps be up to standard
    to be used for saltwater?

    But I Know what you mean by the salt chowing
    the pumps! I had A so caled stainless steel pump
    in my 4 footer for a long period not Knowing it's
    being chowed by the water! after some time I
    noticed the casing was totaly rusted away!
     
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    Mike Retired Moderator

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    As long as you get an assurance that the pump is salt water safe go for it, but demand to see specifications not just accept their word.
     
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    Okay Thanx Wee-man!
     
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    Hi Wee-man!

    Any ideas on a Pump that migth give the same
    water flow that is fit for salt water?
     
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    O Yes!
    Sorry Lindsay for changing the topic
    in your Thread!:wave2:
     
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    Christo - SPECK swimming pool pumps work well in marne environments....
     
  17. ben lloyd

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    aai there is so many things that can go wrong in a marine tank it's sceary
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