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Old 09-10-2013, 08:43 PM   #1
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Drilling tanks

I might be buying a oceanic 150 gallon tank with 1/2in glass. Would this be hard to drill
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Old 09-10-2013, 08:58 PM   #2
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There are some videos on YouTube. You need a diamond tip hole saw. Most people make a dam around where you are drilling to hold water. Then just go slow.

Personally I have not done this, it was just what I saw from te videos
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:05 PM   #3
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Ok I will check it out
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:06 PM   #4
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Yea I'm already paying more for the tank and stand then I wanted to
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I just drilled a tank for the first time a couple weeks ago and it was super easy. I was extremely nervous but not hard at all. I got the complete overflow kit from glass-holes.com and it comes with everything you need including the diamond bit and bulkheads. Just go slow and keep the bit well lubricated.
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Thanks Dan.
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:23 PM   #7
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Any suggestions on which one to get. Tank is 72x18x27. Would like duel overflows
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I'm still very new to the salty side so probably not the best person to answer this. For duel overflows I would think two of the 700 gph would be good but def get a second opinion. Good luck
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:38 PM   #9
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Alright. Thanks for your help
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Old 09-11-2013, 04:11 PM   #10
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Do yourself a favor and go with corner overflows. I bought my 125 with dual rear overflows and they are the biggest eyesore in my tank. Next tank will be corner overflows or custom drilled
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