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Old 02-14-2012, 10:36 PM   #1
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HI everyone so I'm finally upgrading to a 150 gal tank that was given to me . Decided to let you guys in on my build adventure hopefully I can keep you guys posted as I build.. I will be pretty much be building stand , canopy and etc....
I will be using alot of my equiement from my 90 gal.

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Old 02-14-2012, 10:52 PM   #2
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Old 02-14-2012, 10:56 PM   #3
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The stand will be built out of 2x8 , 2x6 , and 2x4 without a center brace. So it will be a 6 foot span without any center brace...So i will have easy access to my sump...
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I'm thinking of getting rid of one of the overflow boxes..
and drilling the other drain hole to 2 inch dain pipe...

any suggestion there??????
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Just relized that the bottom panal is tempered so I wont be drilling the bottom.
How about using the 2 holes as drain pipes then drilling the back panel for a return line...

any suggestions????
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I've never liked overflow boxes they take up to much space. I've always drilled the back panal for drain pipes and return.
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why not make one box the return and the other the drain?
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why not make one box the return and the other the drain?
I really don't care for the huge overflows but I know I will have to aleast keep one of the two.
Or suck it up and keep both.
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So I have decided to keep doth overflows intact so that i wounldnt alter the tank .
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