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Old 07-26-2016, 11:59 AM   #171
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Yea it's definitely something to think about when you have a lot of water that could potentially end up on your floor. I'm trying not to have that happen. If it did, my husband would kick me and my tanks out of the house. 😳


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Old 07-26-2016, 02:09 PM   #172
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I actually overflowed the tank last night during water changes. I was cleaning the overflow box and broke the siphon. Didn't notice lol.


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Oh my goodness Hank. I know what that is like when this tank was freshwater I was filling the tank after a water change and got distracted and overflowed the sump onto the floor.


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Old 07-29-2016, 02:42 PM   #174
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Ok made some decisions this week to try a herbie overflow instead of the durso. I found a way to do implement it without a lot of work. I will use the existing holes in the overflows as herbie style and I will drill two holes in the back of the tank for the returns.

I also decided to hard plumb everything instead of using the flex hose. I just think it looks better.


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Old 07-31-2016, 07:22 PM   #175
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I like the look of hard plumbing as well. Easier to work on too.
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Old 08-02-2016, 07:05 PM   #176
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Yes it is Paul. I am hoping I can work on it this weekend and get this tank running.


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Old 08-02-2016, 07:46 PM   #177
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I somehow over flowed my sump a few times I still haven't figured out why it did . some time in the near future once my home improvement loan comes . I have a big project pulling up my warped floor in living room . and maybe be done with basement by than
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Sorry Seaweed for the overflowing sump issue. Sounds like you have a plan to get it all fixed up though.


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I have all my plumbing parts now so should be able to get this tank plumbed this weekend. I can't wait to get it running and cleaned.


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I figured out that I have to make my 3/4" hole in my bulkheads the same size as the 1" holes (for the herbie method) so that means drilling the bottom of the tank. I have to wait for my husband and son to take the tank off the stand and turn it over for me to drill it. Maybe they will feel like doing it tomorrow.


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