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Old 09-14-2011, 10:44 AM   #1201
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I'm sooo not an expert but I think 2 systems will be harder to maintain and then theres always the option of what if one side fails. if a pump fails thats pushing 200gph then where is that 200gph gonna be? In the tank or the sump? Is there room for the big pump to fail as well while the smaller pump keeps pumping water?

Just random thoughts. I think 2 will be harder than one, isn't it always like that with things? LOL
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Old 09-14-2011, 10:54 AM   #1202
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Sorry for the condition. Two over flow boxes. Going down to my sump. One pump returning to my dt.

One big overflow one small overflow


Maybe if my big overflow was rated to the pump if little overflow looses syphin. Big overflow will have a lift pump on it
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Old 09-14-2011, 10:55 AM   #1203
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Sorry for the condition. Two over flow boxes. Going down to my sump. One pump returning to my dt.

One big overflow one small overflow

Maybe if my big overflow was rated to the pump if little overflow looses syphin. Big overflow will have a lift pump on it
Sorry for the confusion not condition. iPhone spell checker sucks some times
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Old 09-14-2011, 10:59 AM   #1204
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Sorry for the confusion not condition. iPhone spell checker sucks some times
I know right?! And it has a memory, so when u miss-spell something too many times it thinks it's correct. Dunno where I can change some words on the spell check memory... Any ideas?

As for overflow: 2 return pumps is a hassle! I tried it and it didnt work too well. 2 overflows are great, but I would make a T-connection to the mag9.5 and have it return the water back through both too.
Having a second pump required ALOT of dune tuning that is almost impossible to correct and if one fails it may spill trouble
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Old 09-14-2011, 11:13 AM   #1205
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I know right?! Having a second pump required ALOT of dune tuning that is almost impossible to correct and if one fails it may spill trouble
Speaking of terrible I-Phone auto-corrects........ LOL
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Speaking of terrible I-Phone auto-corrects........ LOL
I know right?! Love it when it mixes up "I" and "u" and then the sentence becomes totally weird and awkward ;D
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Lol still confused. One pump. Two overflows.
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Old 09-14-2011, 11:37 AM   #1208
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1 of these http://www.aquacave.com/detail.aspx?ID=74

1 of these http://www.aquacave.com/detail.aspx?ID=75

And one of these http://www.aquacave.com/mag-drive-95...-pump-551.html


Remember my sump has the fuge on one end and the skimmer on the other. Both feed the pump in the middle inbetween the two
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Just thought it would be easier and work better than trying to balance flow with a ball valve
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Old 09-14-2011, 11:52 AM   #1210
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Or this one instead of the cs50

http://www.aquacave.com/eshopps-nano...tank-3171.html
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