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leonardo mata 04-30-2008 10:47 PM

hermetic filter (outside the house)
 
hi!!! this is the filter of my 250 US gal tank... i use this sistem becose is cheap here in costa rica, first i put it next to the tank, but it do´sent look good... so we got an crazy idea!!!! Lets take it out of the house!!!

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w...a64/Image1.jpg

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w...4/DSC00170.jpg

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w...4/DSC00173.jpg

and then!!!

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w...4/DSC02599.jpg

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w...4/DSC02602.jpg

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w...4/DSC02603.jpg

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w...DSC02604-1.jpg

its very cool, now its in the garden, and my mom have a lot of plants!!! ist dificult to see it!!! 8) i hope you like it!!

herefishy 05-01-2008 12:57 PM

Now, THAT"S A FILTER!!!!!!!!!!

Cody 05-01-2008 06:16 PM

+1!

Very nice. Wish my filter was outside. :) . Do you have a full tank shot so we can see the overall outline?

blueblue48 05-01-2008 08:12 PM

man that thing is HUGE! do you think you could translate the 1-7 so we can see what it is??

leonardo mata 05-02-2008 01:46 PM

mmm!!!
 
welll 1-7 are parts of PVC conduct... nothing special, in the inside of the "bazooka", i used rocks and common canister media...
im gonna take some pictures for you to of the :D full tank!!!

blueblue48 05-02-2008 05:00 PM

what pump did you use??

leonardo mata 05-03-2008 11:56 AM

mmm
 
its a hagen and move 2700 liters by hour...

SinCrisis 08-08-2008 02:30 AM

wow that filter looks like it would be such a pain to clean... O.o... BUT AWSOME


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