Posts Tagged ‘bulkheads’

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: The Leaky Bulkhead Fix

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: To ensure your bulkheads won’t leak, glue them to your tank with PVC cement.

The rest of the story: Bulkheads (also known as tank adapters) are specifically designed to form a water tight seal with your tank …

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Write-Up Wednesday: Schedule 80 Bulkheads

Aquarium bulkheads come in two flavors:

  • sch40
  • sch80

“sch” (short for “schedule”) refers to the thickness of the plastic used in PVC plastic parts. The bigger the schedule, the thicker the plastic and the more pressure that the pipe can …

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Terrible Advice Tuesdays: Cheap Bulkhead Leak Prevention

Terrible Advice Tuesdays: To ensure your bulkheads don’t leak, glue them to your tank with PVC cement.

The rest of the story: I about fell out of my chair (again) when I heard this one. A couple of things here: …

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