Came home from work and all the water was still in the tank. I think I did an OK job on the filter install last night! Also there was no surface scum build up. Yay! If I haven't mentioned it before the fake lily pipes are from Aquatic Magic.
I snapped some pics with my phone tonight.
Vortex from above:
Vortex from the side:
Inside of cabinet with the new hardware. Note - the heater should be on the discharge side, I have to so some special things during priming to make sure the heater is full of water. This is one of the plumbing things I want to fix:
Full tank and inside cabinet shot. I installed a light inside the cabinet when I built it. It has been priceless:
Thanks for looking.