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Old 05-09-2012, 06:35 PM   #1
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Return line question

Ok so I'm using eshopps 300 overflow and it's 1 inch PVC off it to the sump .......

Question should I use 1 inch off return pump to tank or can I use smaller like 3/4 inch would it make a difference

Asking because I rather have a smaller pipe in tank
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Old 05-09-2012, 06:36 PM   #2
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All my tanks have a 1 inch pipe into the sump and 3/4 return lines. No problems.
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My overflow is one inch pipe and return is half inch . No issues either . The flow might be different from the return pump but that should be the only difference .
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Old 05-09-2012, 07:01 PM   #4
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Awesome guys thank you
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Mine is 40mm overflow and 22mm return and doing good.
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Old 05-09-2012, 07:08 PM   #6
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Awesome thanks everyone for quick response on my way now to homedepot I made the 1 inch return but it's just too big gonna go smaller
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Old 05-09-2012, 07:15 PM   #7
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Don't forget to use unions for easy disassembly
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Don't forget to use unions for easy disassembly
Great note didn't do that in the first one lol thanks !!
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Old 05-09-2012, 07:18 PM   #9
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Can anyone tell me where to drill my break siphon hole ?? And maybe explain why I need it
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Old 05-09-2012, 07:22 PM   #10
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3/4 inch will have a higher pressure at the nozzle, than a 1" or 1 1/2. Depends on amount of flow you need to get out of the return. And 3/4 inch will create more pressure on all your fittings, because of all the
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