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Old 11-17-2010, 06:50 AM
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Congrats on hitting 4 digits with the reply count!

Oh ya, tank looks great too.
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Old 11-17-2010, 06:53 AM
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Things are looking great. Nice to see things turned around for you.
hey Greg, how are things with your tank? I hope things are going ok after some of your tank upsets.
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Old 11-17-2010, 03:37 PM
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Awesome tank! So Corix helped you out with the fittings and pipe? Great company!
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Old 11-17-2010, 03:41 PM
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Which pump is that? I can't believe you had a frag IN the pump!
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Looks amazing
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Old 11-17-2010, 06:00 PM
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Which pump is that? I can't believe you had a frag IN the pump!
All three pumps are Reeflo Darts. Normally, something that big could not get past the intake screens. In this case, the intake screen in my sump was not in place for a few weeks. I'm not sure how a coral frag got into the sump in the first place. That is another mystery.
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Old 11-18-2010, 12:50 AM
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Just wondering that when you take the pumps apart to clean them, do you need to buy a seal kit or do you just use the old seals?
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Old 11-18-2010, 01:10 AM
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Just wondering that when you take the pumps apart to clean them, do you need to buy a seal kit or do you just use the old seals?
It has been almost 4 years and I've only replaced the seals on one pump. (and those seals were bad since the pump was new) For basic service you don't get near the seals. All that needs to be done is to remove the volute and clean the impeller. You only get into the seals if you remove the impeller. I also clean and regrease the volute o-ring.
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What do you use to grease the O-ring and how often is a good rule of thumb?
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What do you use to grease the O-ring and how often is a good rule of thumb?
I use silicon O-Ring grease that I picked up at a dive shop. I don't know if it is toxic or not, but it works.

I re-grease an O-ring every time I see one. So anytime I break apart a pump or union fitting, I re-grease. O-rings keep my world dry.
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