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Old 07-08-2011, 11:44 AM
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I made my own filter out of a 5 gallon bucket. Put an outlet near the bottom and cut a hole in the lid for the inlet. Place a pond pump in the water to pump it to the filter, water runs through the filter back into the take. I use floor scrubbing pads for the filter with a course one on top then a finer one in the middle and an activater charcoal pad on the bottom. I also run a dual outlet aquarium air pump for airation. A coil of copper tubing can be added to the line and placed in a freezer to keep the water cool.
If you used a chest freezer for the tank you would not need to copper coil.
I don't know what the cost in electric would be to run the chest freezer. If you put a coil in the freezer in your refrigerator, you would get double duty from it as in keeping your beer, pop, crawlers etc cold at the same time
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