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Old 09-29-2011, 11:58 AM   #1681
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I use the aqua lifter pump for my siphon on my overflow. I think it does 50/ml as far as flow. It's not meant to pump a lot of water, just enough. I was going to use the same pump for my ATO.
Thank you Carey! That's like a faster than slow drip.
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Old 09-29-2011, 11:58 AM   #1682
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Say you buy a CPR overflow and call it a day... Know that's the easy way out, but it works and is proven.
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Old 09-29-2011, 12:14 PM   #1683
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Say you buy a CPR overflow and call it a day... Know that's the easy way out, but it works and is proven.

That's exactly what I did. Yep, I'm a sell out but the task is done and no worries now. LOL
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Old 09-29-2011, 12:20 PM   #1684
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Say you buy a CPR overflow and call it a day... Know that's the easy way out, but it works and is proven.
This is very true. But where is the fun in that? Hahaha.

It's almost to the point of being personal. It's a common project that a lot of people seem to do or have interest in, but there are more questions than answers, and almost no real data.
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Old 09-29-2011, 12:23 PM   #1685
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On the plus side it did hold a siphon for over an hour before I unplugged the lift pump from the nipple
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Old 09-29-2011, 12:25 PM   #1686
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This being your 1st build, I'd suck it up. Try on your 125 or bigger you get. I'm not saying give up, but do you wanna move forward or get stuck for months and eventually get fed up with the hobby do to something your just not experienced with?
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Old 09-29-2011, 01:15 PM   #1687
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This being your 1st build, I'd suck it up. Try on your 125 or bigger you get. I'm not saying give up, but do you wanna move forward or get stuck for months and eventually get fed up with the hobby do to something your just not experienced with?
Lol. "months". Hahaha it's not that personal. But I do know what you mean. Imma keep playing, that's what it is, with this until we get our pump. I just really think it would be nice to do a search on your favorite search engine and boom there it is.


For x flow through a hob PVC overflow you need this size pipe with this basic design with these dimensions, oh and here's a vid with pictures.

As it stand it's more like "I made this, here is how you can too. Good luck." Or, my favorite, "I'm using a 500gph pump with no problem wide open and it can handle more" Ok but what is it speced at? 300 at 3 feet?

You know what I mean?
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So I literally have no idea of what is being discussed with all this overflow stuff...
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So I literally have no idea of what is being discussed with all this overflow stuff...
Lol. Me either.
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Lol. Me either.
Coffee, do what I did: just build the **** thing and figure it out along the way
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