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Thread: Battery Backup Items

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    Regular Vistor
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    Sep 2015
    Boulder, CO

    Battery Backup Items

    What do you have on battery back up? I have a new EB8 that I want to hook up and i think it's time to plan for battery back up and get everything sorted out on each EB8.
    I'm thinking power heads in the tank and the return pump at a minimum. the heaters will drain the battery to quickly. can i just have 2 outlets to be on during a power outage?

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    Dec 2013
    Denver, CO
    What I do is return pump and powerhead and dimmed lights for 1 minute. If the outage lasts longer than that, pumps slow to minimum intensity and everything else shuts off.

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