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Soft Plumbing two Fluval Spec V (s)

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Ravi balineni

Hi folks,

 This is my first post on nano reef even though I'm a stalker for several years and only signed up recently.

 I have a Pico Fluval Spec V  with a bunch of sps and some zoas . I had an idea of stacking another Fluval Spec V next to it and running a refugium but instead of drilling , I want to run the outlet of each pump into the other tank . My concern is that if the flow rate is off by a few ml I would eventually overflow one of the tanks ... the theory is to use float switches to stop overflowing .. dunno about the practical part.

Has anyone tried this before ? If so please help my idea come to life .  Any help/advice is greatly appreciated

 

 Tank specs:

Fluval Spec V  .Nanobox Tide mini . Hydor 214 with wavemaker 5secs on off cycle . Smart Micro Ato .

50W heater .

Tank inhabitants:

 

Lone nearly naked clown about half inch

Pom pom crab

1 Mexican trochus 

1 Margarita snail

1 Turbo snail

3 micro blue legged hermits

 

Corals:

Forest fire digi 

Pink lemonade Acro

Some kind of blue Tort

Green Monti 

Pink Monti 

Hollywood Stunner

Green Stylopora  

Green birdsnest 

Ponape birdsnest

Tabeling Acros (2)

Zoanthids 5 types

2 Gorgonians.

 

Maintainance:

Weekly 1 gallon water change 

Glass algae cleaning as needed 2 fishies nano mag

Running chemipure nano

 

 

 

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Deleting pic

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Ravi balineni

Couldn't delete above pic .

Full tank shot below

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Weetabix7

That's a pretty tank, and I love the way you have the magnifying glass set up!!

 

However, I am horrible when it comes to plumbing, hoping someone else will hop on here and help you out. :)

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