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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by MathiasSnow, May 14, 2018.

  1. MathiasSnow

    MathiasSnow Hatchling Turtle
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    Wow that tank looks awesome!... how big is that one?
     
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  2. smoyle

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    4x2x2.
     
  3. Whiz

    Whiz Sub-Adult Turtle
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    Oh no, it wasn't meant to confuse you :p. It was just an idea to show how I have placed mine without using the elbow to eliminate current/noise? Mine just spray against the glass/side of tank:). I am running 2 X Nautilus 2700 (1 w UV & 1 w/o) in my 6x2.5ft tanks.

    Vertical Spray-bar.jpg
     
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  4. MathiasSnow

    MathiasSnow Hatchling Turtle
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    Ah I see now!... by the way is the filter noisy?
     
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    Whiz Sub-Adult Turtle
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    Very quiet unless you listen very, very closely and I run two of these beast. I mentioned noise as in from the spray bar, spraying against water surface and/or glass (above water) ;).

    Edit: You won't regret buying one of these provided that you follow instructions on set-up (priming on 2700UV differ from 2700 model). Also, remember to lubricate before putting it back together (there's a post by Kev on cleaning the filter https://www.australianfreshwatertur...tilus-2700-canister-filter.15828/#post-142647).
     
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  6. smoyle

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    Mine has all holes in the spray bar beneath the surface - I have siliconed the top two holes so no water comes through those. It's whisper quiet, impressive for such a large unit.
     
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  7. Amy-Leigh

    Amy-Leigh Juvenile Turtle

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    Clever idea !

    I just used a piece of clear food grade tube I had and one half of the spray bar . This way there are no outlets at the top of the water.

    It also means when he comes up to feed there is minimal current to shove him around. But when the mess floats down it is caught In the current and pushed to the inlet .
     
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