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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I presently have a 72 gal with a center overflow that is drilled at the bottom. I have been thinking about a upgrade to a bigger tank. Is there any advantaged or disadvantaged if the tank is drilled in the back or bottom or even on the side? I can see the side being a good option if you were...
  2. DIY Forum
    Please have a look at my system design and let me know if there going to be any problem with this. The Cyan pipe stand for overflow pipe, red pipe stand for return pipe. Thanks,
  3. General Reef Discussion
    http://www.aquariumlife.net/projects/diy-overflow/120.asp Hi all! Above is a link for a DIY Overflow idea. I am wanting any and all advice I can get on any issues or flaws you may identify with this DIY design. Has anyone seen or possibly done this design them self pros and cons would be...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I bought a large used tank. Seller had said he used the 2 oveflow boxes like an extra sump/refugium. He had a heater in each (out of sight) and put a hermit crab (to munch on wastes). I have moved the 240 gal tank, and am cleaning it out. The overflows had Detritus Gunk 3" deep on one side...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Does the design on the top of an overflow matter? Is it better to have teeth or no teeth? Having teeth allows water slightly lower in the water column to make its way to the sump.....without teeth means only the top layer of water makes it in.... Thoughts?
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