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Old 01-16-2011, 01:15 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by sully08 View Post
How safe are the overflows? If the syphon ever stops you have water every where. The syphon might stop during power outages. I imagine companies that make overflows took all these points into consideration during the design phase. Is there a box out there that is pretty much fail safe?
I used a HOB overflow for over 15 yrs until I bought my pre-drilled ReefReady tank. It never failed once and doesn't lose it's siphon when the power goes out.
Check out the Eshopps overflows. They are pretty much fail proof.
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