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Old 04-08-2012, 06:33 PM   #1
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DIY PVC overflow

Hey do you guys think this setup will work

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Old 04-09-2012, 06:50 PM   #2
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Does nobody know how to do this
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Old 04-09-2012, 06:56 PM   #3
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Old 04-09-2012, 06:58 PM   #4
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It's ok you can see how I built mineon YouTube my account is FOB101ful
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Old 04-09-2012, 10:32 PM   #5
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It is very risky to rely on a siphon as an overflow because if the siphon breaks or the pump breaks or the power goes out it will overflow. Do you have any way to drill your tank? You can do it yourself really easily. You could drill it toward the bottom on the back wall and have a pipe go up to the top or drill it at the top and get an actual overflow box. What size is your tank? The 1/2 inch pvc cannot handle a lot of flow. Attached is a series of tests I found online that show flow rate through different size pvc pipes.

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Old 04-09-2012, 11:04 PM   #6
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It's 3/4 and I can't cut it got my pair of clowns in there. Plus if you watch he vid then you will know how I would do it. Takes to long to type
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