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Old 11-26-2007, 09:35 PM   #11
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I started with a 24" HOB Fuge but it was smaller than what I wanted so I ran a 20 gallon in my stand and its great. Good luck!
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Old 11-26-2007, 09:35 PM   #12
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yup, thats an overflow box. your return pump size will depend on the size of overflow box that you get. i would also add the aqualifter pump to the order. an $8 pump is well worth your piece of mind. what it does is ... when the power goes out, the water drains into the sump. when the power comes back on, the tank starts to fill. the pump re starts the siphon in the overflow box so that your tank does not overflow. make sense ??
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Old 11-26-2007, 10:05 PM   #13
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makes sense, where do i find the returm pump?

Thanks guys , the help is extremely appreciated
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the return pump will be dictated by your overflow box size, and that is dictated by your tank size. here is my recommendation for a 75 ...

600 gph overflow box
mag7 return pump (unless head is over 4 feet).
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head over 4 feet?
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Old 11-26-2007, 11:35 PM   #16
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Head is the height between where the pump is (down in your sump) to how high it's pumping the water back into your tank.
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