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Post Mon May 27, 2019 9:23 pm
Mark K Level 1 Member
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I bought one of Bob's 180s and today I got all of the parts together and put it together. It leaks a little bit fro a couple fitting, but I assume the silt will plug up the leaks soon enough. The wet/dry is humming along and I have dosed it with bacteria from another aquarium. I am guessing that within a week the baby fish will go in to have a lot of room to grow.

Post Tue May 28, 2019 7:57 am
Passionfish Level 20 Member
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Almost good news Mark. The leaking worries me.
First, I would check the washer to be sure it is surrounding the hole correctly. More likely you will need a bulkhead wrench. Call Aqueon as they may give you one if you tell them you lost yours. Or these wrenches are better than what Aqueon has. https://www.precisionmarine.com/product ... -wrenches/
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Post Thu May 30, 2019 10:19 pm
Mark K Level 1 Member
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The leaks have stopped. I have pans under the hoses, but I suspect that if no one fools with anything they will stay sealed.

I replaced the old bio balls with 1,000 1 inch sponge/plastic ones. The baby fish went in today and are happy as a clam.

Post Fri May 31, 2019 4:47 am
Passionfish Level 20 Member
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Good news Mark.
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