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Overflow kits?

Post by Babyreef » Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:35 pm

wondering if someone can point out where to purchase overflow kits for a drilled tank. Looking for the stand pipes or whatever they are called. Thanks a bunch.

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Re: Overflow kits?

Post by Amphiprion » Wed Mar 16, 2011 2:00 pm

The drains are actually really cheap and easy to assemble. I'm not DIY oriented by any means and I still considered it very easy. You just need the appropriate diameter pvc (I used 1.25" to make it fit in a corner overflow), a street ell fitting, a tee fitting, and a cap that can be drilled. This is the classic durso, though, not one of the newer, more advanced ones.
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Re: Overflow kits?

Post by Fishfood » Wed Mar 16, 2011 2:46 pm

I think I have a link on my home computer to one I use. I'll post it tonight.

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Re: Overflow kits?

Post by Babyreef » Wed Mar 16, 2011 2:53 pm

ok thank you

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Re: Overflow kits?

Post by Fishfood » Wed Mar 16, 2011 7:25 pm

Durso standpipe http://www.rl180reef.com/180/pages/standpipe/

I made the stockman mod that is on the popular mods tab and I included the modified airhole method as well.

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Re: Overflow kits?

Post by Babyreef » Wed Mar 16, 2011 9:24 pm

thankyou for the info

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Re: Overflow kits?

Post by Innerarity Reefs » Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:20 pm

For tight areas or smaller homemade internal overflow boxes try the hoffer gurgle buster, works great. When DIYing a durso I always you a adjustable rise or sleeve whatever you wanna call it that away you dont have to guess or contemplate how tall the durso main pipe body needs to be plus it allows you to control water level in the overflow box.

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