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Old 04-10-2015, 03:51 PM   #1
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Sump overflow box

I am upgrading to a 55 gal and want to use my 20 for a sump. I am looking at overflow boxes since the tank I have is not drilled. What kind of flow rate do I need to look at. There is an eshopps pf nano overflow box I was looking at online rated at 200 gph. Will this be enough? Can I use my eheim 2213 for the return? Or do I need a sump pump?



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