Ok, well, last night I took my tank down, and put it all into the 10 gallon. Everything is still living (damsel and lots of feather dusters) I am getting the tank drilled today! I am also getting the Maxi jet 1200 powerhead. I wanted to have it split two ways and go to opposite sides of the tank, knocking out the need of a bulky powerhead. Unfortunately I dont think it is gonna do it, but o well. I think a really small minijet wont hurt anything. The overflow is suited for 300 GPH
, so even with the maxijet running at 0 head it wont "overflow".
Here is why I come to you. I want some feedback on the whole ordeal of flow. I have attached a picture of the two possible returns I am looking at. Do you think I will need a powerhead in the tank if I have two returns (with 45's attached to them going into the tank) which are connected to a tee (Kevin I couldnt find a 45 degree tee, you were right) I am gonna try all this out and see how it all works.
Another question... What size should the tank be drilled to fit a 3/4 pipe, it will have to be one inch because that is the size of the pipe, but how much space is the bulkhead gonna take up?