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Old 03-24-2013, 09:06 PM   #1
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Standard tank vs drilled RR- overflow boxes?

I recently started my first SWFOWL tank 56gal cornerflo with wet dry sump.

A co-worker offered me a 90 gal standard tank that he needs out of his house because his teens are taking over his fish room as a game room.
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it is not drilled... anyone use overflow boxes? experiences? recommendations??
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I have an overflow box. It works, I use a CPR one with an aqualifter to prevent losing siphon. I'd kill for a drilled tank in comparison, but almost doubling the size of a tank is always worth it.
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I've read many good things about hob overflows, and a few rare bad reviews. The rare bad reviews kept me away from hob overflows and I ended up drilling.

CPR overflow with aqualifter is my favorite.
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I run a eshopp 800 with a mag 7 no problems and siphon always starts backup. Very easy to set tank level and flow thru fuge is nice.
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