No Overflow For Sump

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  1. Dac

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    hI ALL,

    HI ALL,

    WELL DONE TO ALL OF YOU,THIS IS A GREAT SITE. KEEP IT UP!!!!!!!!!!


    IM THE NEW GUY DAC, I HAVE A PROBLEM WITH MY 4FT BOW FRONT TANK.
    I HAVE CONVERTED IT TO MARINE ABOUT 2 YEARS AGO, ALLS WELL ACCEPT I NEED TO INSTALL AN OVERFLOW AND I NEED A SUMP BELOW MY TANK.


    THE TANK I HAVE WAS DESIGNED FOR DISCUS AND THATS WHY I AM FACED WITH THIS PROBLEM ABOVE,

    MY TANK IS DOING WELL WITH FISH AND COREL SO I WOULD HATE TO STRIP AND START ALL OVER.


    PLEASE HELP,

    ANY IDEAS;)
     
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    Kanga Retired Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Welcome Dac! Another option is to have a sump above your tank. Ha ha. Then your tank is actually the sump ;) you can put a glass sheet inside the tank in one corner to act as skimming overflow. Then put a nice pump into that to feed the sump, and let the sump drain back into the tank. I almost have something like that. How about some pics?
     
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    Welcome to MASA.
     
  6. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Welcome Dac

    Can you try not to type in CAPS, it is considered as shouting in forum etiquette, cool, thanks :)
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    welcome to MASA Dac!
     
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    Dac, how does your filtration currently work?
     
  9. Dac

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    I currently have a canister flowing out to a fluidised bed filter(Red Sea Product) which is housed in a tube and has silica inside. Also a Prizim hangon skimmer. A few power heads, lighting and and thats it.

    Admin,
    Sorry about the Caps was just lazy that part of the night.
    Please forgive me !!!!!!????:razz:

    Dac
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    how about posting some pics of your setup under the 'Members Setup' thread dac.
     
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    Hey Dac, welcome to MASA :D
     
  12. Dac

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    Thanks for the warm welcome guys,

    :)

    Will try and post some pics ASAP.
     
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    Nice to here from everyone. Hope i can sort out with the attachment because i never posted any thing before on web, only in e-mail. Try learning now.
     
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