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Old 04-20-2005, 07:21 PM   #1
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can i do this with my canisters?

I have 2 canister filters and i was wondering if i can drill holes in my tank for the inlet and outlet instead of using the tubing that came with filters ill put new bulkheads and plumbing. That way i can attach 2 inlets on bottom of tank and to outlet on top. Will this put to much stress on filters?

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I don't have experience with drilled tanks. It sounds like it could work though. As far as the filter pump goes I see no extra stress being added to it. It is exactly the same as if your uptake tube was at that level. I usually try to get my uptake tube close to the bottom.

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Old 04-21-2005, 12:24 AM   #3
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If the tank is not tempered glass you could have it drilled. I have no idea how much it would cost or if they would stand for replacement if it breaks.
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