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Old 04-18-2004, 12:39 AM   #1
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New Tank 90gal w/overflow...need HELP!

So... my wonderful wife bought me a 90gal tank for my birthday in March. 48"Lx18"Wx24"H. It has an trapezoid style overflow. I built a custom stand with help from my neighbor (he builds fun centers for a living). I finally picked up 113lbs of LR today and 80lbs of sand (60 caribbean/20 live caribbean). The tank is full of water with the LR and the sand bed. I turned on my external pump (GenX-PCX40) and the flow rate is awesome!

PROBLEM: I've got what sounds like Niagara falls in my living room now! How do I muffle the sound of water pouring into the overflow without restricting the flow rate into my sump dramatically?
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Use a Durso quiet overflow. http://www.rl180reef.com/frames.htm
You can build one yourself with a little pvc pipe. Very effective. Should quiet that thing down to a whisper.
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Old 04-18-2004, 02:39 AM   #3
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THANKS A-TON!!! I'll be giving it a try in the AM.
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