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Old 02-05-2012, 12:01 PM   #81
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my friend who picked it up for me, said there's a sticker on bottom says "tempered". im assuming all sides are tempered and not just the bottom right? if so, that kind of sucks! is my only other option a PVC overflow? thanks guys!
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Old 02-05-2012, 12:06 PM   #82
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I seem to recall that there were a few others that had seen that sticker but found that only the bottom was tempered... Try a search for tempered and maybe one of those threads will pop up.
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Old 02-05-2012, 12:51 PM   #83
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Its a good place to introduce your chemicals for treatment as well as a place to treat your water with a skimmer or filter media !
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Old 02-05-2012, 04:06 PM   #84
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Yeah, I too think the bottoms are the only thing that's tempered on those tanks.
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Old 02-05-2012, 10:23 PM   #85
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Wait...you can't drill tempered can you? What about with the circular glass cutter that suctions on?
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No. that's not going to work.
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Old 02-06-2012, 10:58 AM   #87
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No. that's not going to work.
Dangit. I'm hoping my 55 isn't a tempered bottom. Is there a way to tell short of putting it in the car and going to the
LFS? It doesn't have any markings on it at all.
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Old 02-06-2012, 11:12 AM   #88
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Why would you drill the bottom? Drill the back. The LFS isn't going to know.
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Why would you drill the bottom? Drill the back. The LFS isn't going to know.
I figured I'd drill the bottom cause I I'm going to use an in tank overflow.
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Drill the back and attach an overflow box to rthe back of the tank. There is no need to run an overflow box all the way to the bottom of the tank and waste all that space. do something like this:

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