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Old 09-12-2011, 07:42 PM   #1
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[Question]DIY PVC Overflow Mod

I read this article on building DIY PVC Overflow

DIY Overflow Using Only PVC Pipe (DIY OVERFLOW PROJECTS)

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I would like to modify the above design to two intake attached to one reserve.

E.G. 2 BLUE PVC to 1 YELLOW PVC

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Will this work? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Old 09-12-2011, 11:26 PM   #2
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Check out this build which looks similar to what you are trying to do.

Diy pvc overflow
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Thanks for the link, it was a great read, really different perspective.

The overall direction of the water flow is different. My goal is to drain more water from the bottom of the tank, which doesn't seem to be possible with that build.

I don't know if the same two line theory will work if the flow of the water is reversed as in that link. Will gravity play the part differently?
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y will u want 2 air/down pipe?
the 2 blue one r for air/down pipe... unless you have 2 sump you trying to drew water down to per sump... maybe u r trying to speed the down flow?
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as long there no air in the pipe it will work.
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Old 09-13-2011, 02:35 PM   #6
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Yes I'm trying to have greater intake without having to build a second reservoir
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