Lowering Water Level in Tank

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  1. simonmcgill

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    Hi All

    Has anyone tried to lower their existing overflow boxes in order to reduce the water level in the tank.

    I was considering drilling holes in the overflow boxes so that I do not have to drain the tank totally but has anyone tried this before and if so what should I use?
     
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    Any ideas guys
     
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    Is the overflow a slimline one or a corner one?
     
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    It is a corner overflow. I have one on each side of the tank.
     
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    I would cut the overflow box and get Drop reef to make a overflow comb that you can attach at the required height. Ask @Jeann1 for the costing.
     
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    Hi @simonmcgill

    We can do a comb as @Nemos Janitor suggested.

    If you can e-mail us dropreef@gmail.com , with the overflow sizes and a crude drawing or photo of the existing overflows, I can have a look at the pricing for you
     
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    Thanks very much. I will take a photo and send to you.
     
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