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Old 01-15-2013, 09:36 PM   #351
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I'm sure he is very wrong move it is one thing but lift it off the stand is another I know because I tried it to no avail and there was 3 of us
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:45 PM   #352
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One time deal mines a 75 and I dreaded it but know I'm glad I did. I had two 400s still have one on. My lfs said take it slow with removing everything at once.
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:47 PM   #353
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Yeah. It's on the carpet so maybe we can carefully slide one side out and then slide it back in but I highly, Highly doubt it.
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I would not attempt to move a full tank. The tank is designed to hold water when on a flat surface, not while it's being moved around. You could compromise the seals. I would take a jigsaw to one of the sides of the stand before I moved the tank.

Head loss is the GPH lost due to water traveling up and through 90's and 45s. This is why I suggested a mag 9.5 (950 gph) or a Quiet One 3000 (819 gph) for your 700 gph overflow.
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:58 PM   #355
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Oh I understand. So you need a bigger pump for the return and the overflow doesnt need a pump though, so I was going to just get the one 700 gph return pump with the ball valve to control it.
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No. What size overflow box are you buying? If you are buying a 700 gph model, you will want a pump that's slightly larger than that, to account for head loss.
the overflow box simply overflows into the sump. The return pump sends water back to the display. If the water going back to the display is too little, the HOB overflow box will lose siphon. If it's too much, the overflow box won't be able to drain fast enough to keep the display from overflowing.
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:09 PM   #357
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I gotcha. Thanks Doug I was just getting a little confused. It says Eshopps PF-800 overflow box. I assume 800gph then.
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Then use a mag 9.5 or a quiet one 4000 and throttle back till you find the sweet spot.
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I'm sure he is very wrong move it is one thing but lift it off the stand is another I know because I tried it to no avail and there was 3 of us
Drain the tank! Please read all that was stated before wronging people!
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:27 PM   #360
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I went with the 800 and mag 7 for my tank perfect setup. Not a ripping flow thru fuge plenty of flow thru overflow and no dailing back. Less power consumed to. Advice came from two lfs with design of fuge over 20 years of exp. just wanting to help and save some cash.
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