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Old 05-14-2012, 12:04 AM   #11
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this makes sense! is there a chart that breaks down how much water pressure you loose based on the height of your system? A DIY aquarium overflow system just seems a lot more cost affective to achieve the same results.
yup when you buy your pump should show you on the back of the box....and yeah there should be plenty of designs online for you too look at....if you look on youtube check DIY overflow box....they built it out of a large and small specimen container....exact same design as the eshopps overflow
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if i decide to do PVC on the overflow. should i use pvc glue or tank silicone to hold it together?
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if i decide to do PVC on the overflow. should i use pvc glue or tank silicone to hold it together?
Get the PVC sealant kit it's come with a purple primer and the glue ....you first prime the area your going glue with the purple PVC primer then wait 30 sec then put glue over that and put your PVC pieces together
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Sounds good, thanks, I am assuming this is fish safe.
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Sounds good, thanks, I am assuming this is fish safe.
Yup once cured your good to go
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