Corner overflow and return design

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  1. rigby

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    Hi guys i am planing on building a 1,2m x1,2m x 600mm cube and i am looking for advice and ideas on how to make the corner overflows and returns . i want the tank to be veiwable from 4 sides
     
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  3. RiaanP

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    Should have a look at the design of Dorry Pets old display tank.

    Returns in the "front" two corners. Overflow at the "back"

    Do you know Google SketchUp?
     
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    Just drill a hole in the bottom and make a volcano round the pipework ;)

     
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    If I'm following you correctly you want something like this? @Yuppie Pets old tank.
    Sorry if I'm not understanding you.:)

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    yes that is what i am looking at doing but need a design to follow as i have never done this . this tank would need a double base to accomodate all this
     
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    Yes, sort of Yupie old display. But the returns do not need to be that big. And Dorry have a different design for the overflow.

    Google SketchUp?
    Free design tool to play and go bananas with?
     
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    thanx riaan will try it
     
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    Look at @bryans display tank as you walk in
     
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