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Old 01-08-2014, 11:56 PM   #31
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Jeebus! Drill it yourself! it's super easy. What is the worst that can happen? 60-70 bucks out the window?
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Old 01-09-2014, 01:22 AM   #32
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So says you mr man.....I may be pretty good at alot of stuff but I think I know my limitations. lol

X, what would you do for drilling the holes size wise? 1.5 or 1 inch?
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1.5" drain- it will be quieter since you don't have to max it out. A 1" drain sounds like the suction thing at the dentists office when maxed.
The return I would probably do 1", and split it into two 1/2" locline.
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Awesome X, thanks so much!

I was in that neighborhood but dint even think of splitting the return like that. i think i will do that. lol

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Old 01-09-2014, 01:48 PM   #35
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Hi Carey,

Exciting new build!! Keep us posted

Just a couple of thoughts.

Water weighs 8.3 pounds so 40g is about 334 pounds or 152kg so as it's the bigger wheel type you have mentioned it should be good to go but I would consider what type of surface you at putting it on i.e. Carpet or solid flat surface? If it's on a deep pile carpet you might have a stability issues.

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Thanks Andi.

The tank will be on a hard wood floor over cement. And against a wall too so it should be fine. it will go in the spot my biocube used to occupy.

I'm getting really antsy, I want to get the tank drilled and start already. lol
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Cool!! No issues then

Can't wait to see it coming on

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Jeebus! Drill it yourself! it's super easy. What is the worst that can happen? 60-70 bucks out the window?

Any if anything pick one up at petco for $40 right now. lol

Beanamimal is a silent and failsafe overflow with Coast-to-Coast style overflow.

BeanAnimal's Bar and Grill - Silent and Fail-Safe Overflow System
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All gravity fed overflows are fail safe.
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All gravity fed overflows are fail safe.

How so if you dont mind me asking- "fail safe to prevent flood"
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