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Old 10-25-2013, 11:16 AM   #1
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what size pipe ? ? ? ? ? ?

hi guys im setting up a new system . im going to be running 3x 36x12x15 tanks with a sump . and was wondering what size pvc pipes i should use for drainage to the sump and what size return pump ?
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i'd use 1-1/2 inch pipe for drains (are the tanks drilled?) and for the return are you using one return pump split for all 3 or one pump per tank?
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no ill be drilling them next week sometime . 1 pump for all tanks
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no ill be drilling them next week sometime . 1 pump for all tanks
Ok.so I'd go with the 1.5" drains. And probably a mag 9.5 for the return pump.remember to have ball valves everywhere.it will be hard to get the flow just right even with them.make sure you fine tune it.
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ok what size sump would you say i need ?
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ok what size sump would you say i need ?
As big as will fit in the space allows
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