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Old 06-03-2011, 09:52 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by WhiteDevil View Post
your sump, what is the holding capacity of it?
Thanks for the suggestions. My tank is 75 and the sump is en route, it should be 25-30 gallons (minimum 25 but not sure of exact capacity because I am not sure of the exact height of each chamber divider). I was planning on a 400 gph return pump and an overflow with slightly higher capacity, but I feel I need to do a bit more research on sump water flow before I nail down a purchase.

I have read horror stories here and there of overflow boxes being the cause of floods and I want to avoid any brands that are problematic over the long term. I will set max fill level for sump before going live. Will doing so prevent all chance of overflow box-related problems?

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Old 06-04-2011, 06:59 AM   #12
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the main problems are return pump not strong enough,overflow drain pipe size too small,lack of maintenance on pump.As long as you sort these out you shouldn't have a problem,I've used the eshopps for nearly 2 years and have never had a problem.

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