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Any ideas for the tubing situation?

I wonder how far I can open up the 1/4in tubing if i heat it up...

I wouldn't heat it up and try and stretch it that much. I'd just get a coupler, couple bucks and come in all sorts of sizes.
 
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Check out my HWBOT, it's worth it smile.gif

Any ideas for the tubing situation?

I wonder how far I can open up the 1/4in tubing if i heat it up...

I wouldn't heat it up and try and stretch it that much. I'd just get a coupler, couple bucks and come in all sorts of sizes.

Not that much but maybe so it can fit inside the 3/4in barb on the pump with some glue.

Right now I have about $15 in the paypal for this project after buying the pump, I want it to be REALLY cheap because I know it can be done cheap.

I may just wrap a LOT of tape and glue around the end of the tubing so it's big enough to hook to the pump.

The pump I'm looking at is 450GPH so either I need to make this conversion pretty strong or tone down the pump just a tad so nothing blows apart.
     
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Get one of these bath toys to get the water moving. biggrin.gif

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post #34 of 35
Easy fix.

Get a kill coil, then get a really low power draw pump in addition to your current pump, and hook it up to this(Keep your current pump hooked up normally:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14806/bus-299/Bitspower_Universal_Cooling_After_X-Station_-_UV_LED_BP-XSUCAM-UV.html



After the initial expenses of buying a cheap pump, and a the after cooling station, you won't notice $0.20 on your monthly power bill tongue.gif
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I'm pretty sure I've seen hose barb adapters that go between sizes, but if you can't find the exact item you should be able to cludge together a few individual pieces for only a few bucks.
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