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Old 01-11-2005, 01:27 AM   #1
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about to drill my tank

I am just about ready to drill my tank and I am wondering about something the guy at my lfs told me. I didn't want to drill the bottom of my tank because I didn't want to have to mess with the whole internal overflow thing. I want to drill the back of my tank about 3-4 inches down from the top but he tells me I won't get very strong drainage. Is this true?
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Old 01-11-2005, 01:33 AM   #2
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That's what I did with mine..... I setup an overflow using a hole and a pipe on the side towards the top.....
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and........ if the water ever drains past that point it will stop draining...
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Old 01-11-2005, 01:47 AM   #4
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Also, check out what kind of tank you have. Most have tempered glass in the bottom which cannot be drilled without risking shattering the glass.
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