Moddin orca 100 int to ext

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by butcherman, 25 Aug 2010.

  1. butcherman

    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Is it possible to mod a orca 100 int to run externally?

    and what would something like this involve?
     
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  3. vatso

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    Yes it can be done just move the sump outside & all's good
     
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    HAHAHAAA....plus no noise :thumbup:
     
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    you would need to mod the venturi to have water flowing into it and it needs to be water tight if not you will flood. and you would then be able to put it wherever u like. as its adjusted with the wedge pipe.
     
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    butcherman Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Oh a comedian I see :razz: I was thinking about this too, maybe a extra sump next to the tank. I still gotta think about it
     
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    Come guys help the man out - yes I am sure it could be done. But I am no expert
     
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    See above.

    get a pump feeding it or feed it via overflow and it becomes external
     
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    Why do you want it to be external - is there no space in the sump. If you can drill a hole in sump and put a connection with a ball valve and silicon tubing to clamp over the intake of the skimmer pump. It should work;)
     
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    Talking span here, when Crispin comes, you'll be running :biggrin:
     
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    LOL :razz::razz:
     
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