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Old 05-14-2013, 05:11 PM   #1
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Little help with my overflow?

So I took it upon myself to create my own overflow. Ive been looking and reading about other people plans and took alll of that to make my own... My questions is when i Have two 3/4 inch overflows lead to one 3/4 inch tee will that except all off that water? 3/4 pvc is made for about 400 gph, so i throwing 800 gph at on 400 gph tee. Is the way that im thinking, should i convert it to 1 inch when the two overflows meet at the tee. (1 inch pvc rated for 950gph)


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Old 05-16-2013, 07:17 PM   #2
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I did when I ran two over flows it was a lot louder tho more room opens up and there is room for gargling and all
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Old 05-18-2013, 06:42 PM   #3
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I plan on doing the same thing but) have the same doubt about the Outlet t either to put 2 T's or a bigger t
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Old 05-19-2013, 12:00 PM   #4
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My does the same!! I have two 1" overflow and they gurgle to! But they do a great job!! Here's mine!
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Old 05-19-2013, 01:26 PM   #5
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Iv been working on a new overflow my last one I turned into a full tank filter instead
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Old 05-20-2013, 04:46 AM   #6
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Old 05-20-2013, 01:02 PM   #7
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That's the one I want to do the double over flow for mine but wont the single T in the middle restrict water
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Old 05-20-2013, 01:32 PM   #8
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That is what my question was, and what I found is everyone doing it this way connects to the same size tee. Also since the pipe on the intake will probably be about 3/4 full so not 100% of wAter Ill probably not get the full rate for 3/4 PVC (gph) IMO. I'll be doing a test as soon as I get my pump and tell u how it !
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Old 05-20-2013, 06:22 PM   #9
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Yea keep me updated also does it work the same even tho its shorter than the regular ones u see on this forum and youtube
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Mine is about 31 inches long on my 55 and that's 48 inches long so .....
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