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Old 08-10-2011, 01:52 AM   #1
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Two Sumps?

Hi there, I just purchased my second sump/chaeto/quarantine sump as a second sump, and playing the balancing act.

Is it better to:

1) Drill the two sumps and attach them together

or

2) Get two identical pumps (600gph) and have the two work together at the same rate?

I'm sure I'm over looking something but what am I missing?

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Old 08-10-2011, 01:59 AM   #2
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Drill the two dumps together definitely.
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Old 08-10-2011, 02:01 AM   #3
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Drill the two dumps together definitely.

Is this something I can do or should I ask my LFS to do it for me?
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Yea you can do it, but I would ask your lfs to do it because it might be cheaper than having to buy the drill bit and maybe having a tank break.
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Yea you can do it, but I would ask your lfs to do it because it might be cheaper than having to buy the drill bit and maybe having a tank break.
Cool. Last question: What should I expect to pay for this?
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Not sure. They can set whatever price they want, or not even do it. I would call your lfs first and ask.
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Not sure. They can set whatever price they want, or not even do it. I would call your lfs first and ask.
My LFS said $25 Going today to do this.

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No problem. I would ask what would happen if they broke it just in case lol
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