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Old 10-13-2008, 09:14 PM   #1
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I have a 55 gallon glass tank and am wondering if I can take the tank to the lsf and get the a hole cut in the tank to be able to use a wet dry trickle filter system? I have seen my brother and laws tank and he has a little like rectangle box the whole height of his tank. a hole is in the bootom of his tank with what looks like maybe a one inch tube that goes to the filter system under the cabinet.

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Old 10-14-2008, 01:36 PM   #2
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That would be a standard overflow, which you can build yourself of glass. Be careful in drilling tank bottoms since they must be non-tempered. Perform a search on internal and external overflows for a whole new outlook on overflow systems

Edit** Not speaking of HOB (I distrust these).
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When I had my 55 I used a HOB overflow that James was talking about. I used plastic tubing to run it down to the wetdry behind the tank to the bottom.


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