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Old 08-13-2016, 10:49 PM   #181
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Why the bottom of the tank and not the back glass?


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Old 08-14-2016, 08:50 AM   #182
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Because it's a reef ready tank and the holes are already in the bottom. I am going to drill the back for the 3/4" return.


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Old 08-23-2016, 03:10 PM   #183
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Well I have to postpone the build for now. I have Angels spawning in another tank and raising the babies is taking up a lot of my time. I hope to get back to this build in the next week or two. Hopefully the babies will get me some store credit when they get big enough.


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Old 09-17-2016, 04:03 PM   #184
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I am trying to get back on this build. I installed a GFCI behind the tank today and discovered that the circuit is a 20 amp which I am very happy about.


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Old 09-17-2016, 04:29 PM   #185
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In my attempt to turn this into a durso style overflow system I just want to make sure this will work before I drill the holes I need.

In this design I will have in each overflow box a main drain and a emergency drain and I will drill two holes on the back of the tank (one hole on each side) for the return lines. Can anyone see any issues that this design will cause?


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Old 09-17-2016, 05:17 PM   #186
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In my attempt to turn this into a durso style overflow system I just want to make sure this will work before I drill the holes I need.

In this design I will have in each overflow box a main drain and a emergency drain and I will drill two holes on the back of the tank (one hole on each side) for the return lines. Can anyone see any issues that this design will cause?


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No. It actually sounds like it would work very well. Happy drilling!!!
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Old 10-22-2016, 08:23 AM   #187
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Well finally got my husband and son to turn my tank over so I can change the 3/4" hole into a 1" hole.
And drill the 3/4" hole on the Back of the tank. I am debating on whether or not to use ABS or SCH80 bulkhead. What do you all recommend?
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Old 10-22-2016, 09:39 AM   #188
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Well just shattered the bottom of my tank trying to drill my hole. I checked to see if it was tempered and it didn't appear to be. But evidently it was.
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Oh s#%*t !!!!! Now you can buy that pre drilled 180 that you know you always wanted :-/ ... sorry Barb ! I bet those were some choice words you uttered tho !
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Yes I did utter some choice words Dary. I don't think I've said those words in a very long time. Well I don't know if It can be fix or not. I can't buy a new one for a while so I will have to try and fix it if It's possible.
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