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Old 12-22-2013, 09:07 PM   #1
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Dual corner vs. center overflow for 135 gallon

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I'm designing a new 135 gallon standard tank. I was wondering if dual corner overflows or a center overflow box is best... Any suggestions??
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What are the dimensions? I like as little overflow as possible taking up the display, but if the tank is very long, you might want two.
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I opted for the large center overflow when I ordered my 135 a few years back,.... It's really probably just a personal choice ,.. As long as you have good water flow thru out your tank it probably really wouldn't mater
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Dimensions are 72x18x24
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Like Dary said....You can choose whatever you wish. I would go with the single overflow also.
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Cool! Thanks trapezoid or square? I prefer the one that takes up the least volume..
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Cool! Thanks trapezoid or square? I prefer the one that takes up the least volume..
My tank is the same size,..I like the trapezoid ( mine too ) because I think it looks a little cleaner and I think it'll add to a smoother water flow .
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I have had two 240g tanks in recent times. The original had corner overflows and the newer one has center. For an 8', I kinda like the corners a little better. On a shorter tank, I think I would go center.

Are you buying it built with the overflows or doing it yourself?
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Old 12-23-2013, 10:43 AM   #9
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Old 12-23-2013, 01:48 PM   #10
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Can you guys give me some suggestions on the size of the drains and the returns?? This is gonna be for a FOWLR tank.


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