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Old 10-29-2014, 09:15 PM   #1
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PVC Overflow system question.

So what my question is; how high can I make the output into my wet dry filter on the overflow? I've seen a lot of pictures on the Internet where the output into a wet dry filter from the overflow is very low on the PVC pipe.
If I put it higher up will I lose flow rate?
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Or should I put it lower?
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Old 11-14-2014, 12:48 PM   #2
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Old 11-14-2014, 12:55 PM   #3
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Maybe pm mr. X or sniperhank? They know this stuff!

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Old 11-14-2014, 01:54 PM   #5
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Definitely need it lower as in your second pic. Also, most people put the intake pipe and the outflow pipe on opposite sides of the tank to improve flow.
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Old 11-14-2014, 02:30 PM   #6
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Definitely need it lower as in your second pic. Also, most people put the intake pipe and the outflow pipe on opposite sides of the tank to improve flow.

What do you mean by putting the intake in the overflow on opposite sides?
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The black pipe right next to the intake is the return for my undergravel jet system.
The overflow system will go into a wet/dry filter made from plastic shelving. From there the something will feed water into the jet system.
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Here it is from the front side.
At this point the overflow system was only partially built
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So wait the return is the jet system?


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Old 11-14-2014, 04:04 PM   #10
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Yes. That's what the sump is connected to you in the wet dry filter
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