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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So today I cleaned my tank and took my standpipe out of my overflow in order to clean it as well. Now it keeps losing suction and starts float/bob from the bulkhead. It seems like it just isn't down as tight as it was. Any suggestion or what could be causing this. Any help would be appreciated...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, Really need your help! Am based in the UK. Currently have got a 240L reef tank, but planning a 700L (60in*24*30*) tank with 240L sump. Glass tank. Have done some research about Dursos. Plan to use 1.5" bulkhead with 1.5" standpipe as per durso website. Also read that this size durso...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum. I recently got a good deal on a used 75 gallon (48x18x20) setup, that came with a 30 gallon sump/fuge. I have a few questions regarding how I should setup a durso standpipe and sump. The tank came with 1 hole drilled for a 1.5" bulkhead at the bottom right of...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Currently my overflwo is 2 upturned elbows 1.5" on the back left and right whats is a good way to minimze noise i was reading about the durso and stockman and full siphon and this one http://www.beananimal.com/projects/silent-and-fail-safe-aquarium-overflow-system.aspx and i would like to know...
  5. DIY Forum
    I'm brand new to the hobby. I've been keeping a fw tank with success, but I really want to get into a reef tank. I have a 37 gal that I want to use, but I'm trying to figure out my overflow situation whilst staying on a budget (wife cuffs) but also trying not to do anything stupid. I'm...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I recently acquired a 75 rr with a corner overflow and will be upgrading tanks from 55 mixed reef to 75 in the near future. I am looking to utilize a 1" scwd on a mag 9.5 for return flow instead of plumbing through the overflow return. My question is has anyone plumbed both of the overflow...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I am about to mod my tank with a durso standpipe to stop my living room from sounding like Niagara falls. Here's the question: I am pretty sure that my 1'' bulkhead is not the threaded type, so does that mean the standpipe is held in with silicone or something similar? How am I going to get...
  8. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hello, this is my first post, and unsure as to where this should be but this looks like a good place to get started. Here is my situation, I have a 75G acrylic tank with a 50g sump, berlin style. just a sock and heavy protien skimming with a hob overflow (eshopps). I am going to drill it so I...
  9. Durso Standpipe

    Awesome little invention to control water noise and gurgling.
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