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Old 01-10-2010, 02:29 AM   #1
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Plumbing Help!

I have built a durso standpipe for the output line to my sump, my fish keep swimming down it so I went and bought a strainer to cover the 1.25" intake. But when I got the strainer it is one inch so I had to buy a reducing bushing to make it fit. When I put it on the tank I overflow started to fill up as if the intake was clogged. Is there any way to fix it?
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build a box out of eggcrate, maybe 3x3 or 4x4 and fasten it on to the inlet of the overflow. that would keep fish out but not restrict the flow
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build a box out of eggcrate, maybe 3x3 or 4x4 and fasten it on to the inlet of the overflow. that would keep fish out but not restrict the flow
I have tired that they found a way thorugh, I think i am going to try a weir comb.
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how small are the fish? eggcrate only has like 1/4-1/2" openings... thats crazy
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