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Old 11-02-2012, 02:55 PM   #291
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Wait, i understad you have dual overflows, but each overflow should have a return hole (smaller) and drain hole (bigger) you just run full syphon on the drain tube
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Old 11-02-2012, 03:11 PM   #292
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If u have an herbie style in each box u need two tubes. Then u need another for return. So with dual overflows your looking at 5 tubes. Overflows (2 main 2 emergency) and 1 return. Right?
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Old 11-02-2012, 03:27 PM   #293
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I'm going to make herbie overflow. Right now yes I have 1 return and 1 drain in each overflow. But I'm going to convert it so I have 2 herbie overflows and then run the return up the back of the tank. This would work???
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Old 11-02-2012, 04:52 PM   #294
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Herbie= 1 return and a full syphon drain, ball valve on drain to control syphon. No need for 2 drains to each return
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:16 PM   #295
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Update time!! Other than an algae issue, tank is doing lovely. (dont have an RO unit yet) the triggers have finally calmed down and accepted eachother. Although a pecking order has been established. Anytime the triggers are hanging out together, if the picasso doesnt want the niger around, he simply towards face to face with him and the niger instantly turns away and swims 4-6 inches away.
LOL!!! That's funny!!!! Love it!
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Old 11-02-2012, 10:11 PM   #296
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So i spent roughly 45 minutes working on my plumbing and got absolutely nowhere. So the misses made the mistake of saying "why dont we just get the pieces we need?" so a trip to home depot(actually 2 cause i left my bulkhead there), $6.50, and a bunch of pvc and fittings later. I now have the materials for a hardline return. Pics shortly of my layout
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Old 11-02-2012, 10:15 PM   #297
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Oh and does anyone think running 2400 gph through my refugium would be too much?? Keep in mind im using a 55 as the refugium. I have prob 30-32" just for the center chamber alone. If in need to, ill run a t-split coming off the return pump and attach a ball valve letting it drain back into the refugium, thatll let me adjust the flowrate to the main tank if needed
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:18 PM   #298
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Well u usually want 5-10x overturn through the sump.... So I would say yeah too much.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:49 PM   #299
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Well u usually want 5-10x overturn through the sump.... So I would say yeah too much.
So if i t-split the return line and plumb one line back into the skimmer chamber, would that help
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:54 PM   #300
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It's still the same amount moving through the sump.... Idk. I don't really think it would be horrible but if it were me I would just put a ball valve on and throttle the pump back a bit. Jmo
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