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Old 11-01-2011, 10:25 PM   #61
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if you use it for the glass, you better get a good glass cutter!!! i was cutting down a 55 to use for my 75g. ended up breaking every panel. i bought a 3$ cutter from harbour freight.
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Old 11-01-2011, 10:33 PM   #62
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Ok I'll ask my snap on tool dealer he will get me something good
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honda tech... got cha.
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Old 11-01-2011, 10:52 PM   #64
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if he askes if its for tempered glass. it should only be the bottom. or atlest on mine it was.
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Yea it's only the bottom that's tempered
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Old 11-02-2011, 09:02 AM   #66
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As far as the return pump goes how big of a pump do I need? I have a pondmaster 9.5 that was given to me. I don't think that would be strong enough but im not sure. It's rated for 950 gph and my overflow is 1200gph and estimated 4-5 ft head height on the return.
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Old 11-02-2011, 09:34 AM   #67
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Same set up I'm running. From recent understanding, don't worry about massive flow through your sump. Just enough to feed your skimmer and fuge. Flow in the dt is by power heads like the korailia evo's. It took me the weekend to figure out how to get my 1200 gph to be almost completely silent with my danner mag drive 9.5 pump.

That said I may tinker with it more by adding 1 gate valve and trying to do more of that ultra silent overflow set up that I mentioned earlier.

If you have questions with anything I would be more than happy to help if you keep this combo.
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Ok I gotcha Im going to use that pump then . Do you know the brand of silicone from lowes or home depot that I can use I ran out again and I don't want to waste money at the Lfs for some .
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Old 11-02-2011, 12:12 PM   #69
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GE silicone 1 window and door? Not sure about it's purpose but it's for sure silicone 1
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Cool thanks. Would it be better to make a bubble trap after the first sump section or the last section that holds the return pump?
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