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Old 10-07-2012, 09:38 PM   #21
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Does anyone know where to find an overflow box for a drilled tank??? I can't find them anywhere. I'm looking for one to keep livestock from going down the pipe and to hide the plumbing.
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I split the hose w/ a Y-connection and got 2 of these. The more holes you drill in the tank, the more possibility for leaks.
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Old 10-07-2012, 11:03 PM   #23
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Look at bulkreefsupply.com they have lots of overflow boxes for predrilled tanks
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Old 10-08-2012, 01:37 PM   #24
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Yea I looked there. Nice stuffed but 50+ bucks for a plastic box.... ill just make one. That's coral money!! So should I just leave the check valve off? I'm gonna go over the tank for the return. I'm also thinking of leaving the ball valve off cause that pump I have won't be to much flow. U can always add one if needed I'm putting detachable couplings on both pipes for maintenance and what not. Also with the return line will the water syphon down into the sump with a power outage when I have it run over the tank? Thanks
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It's acrylic not plastic
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What method are you using to make the overflow and sump? Herbie or some other? If its herbie then you need a George fisher wye check valve on the return and a ball valve on the main overflow pipe and nothing on the other pipe that's there just incase so Your power goes out
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Old 10-08-2012, 01:47 PM   #27
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Here check this video out

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=aaDDK...%3DaaDDKNA4cn0
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That's the herbie overflow method video
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Yea I'm still considering the herbie meathod. I was just gonna do a 1" standpipe drilled in the back of the tank. I may put 2 though.
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If you do the herbie method it's fail proof and its ultra silent if you do it right
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