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Old 03-15-2010, 08:14 AM   #1
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want to make a sump

i have a question about makeing a sump on my 4foot tank. can i just have some pipe drop in from the top to suck the water in? or do holes have to be cut into the bottom of my existing tank?
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Old 03-15-2010, 09:55 AM   #2
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You can drill the BACK of the tank. The bottom is usuall tempered and if not pre-drilled it will shatter. Your best option to either make or buy an overflow box.
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this is what i did

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you can have the pipe come over the top of the tank or you can drill a hole into the tank. ive been confused about this too so i finally did some you tube searches on diy sumps and stuff. couple good videos that show how to do it either way step by step.
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