Return pipe via overflow pipe

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  1. birkettN

    birkettN Nathan

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    Hey guys,

    I'm thinking of routing my return tube up through my overflow pipe to keep everything nice and neat.

    Has anybody else done this ? If so how did you go about it ?

    I'm pretty set on going this way just need some advice on how best to do it.

    Cheers
     
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  3. regis

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    My tank is like that, and have double overflow, with another pipe running inside the secon one, for cables to go back down to the sump.
     
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    birkettN Thread Starter Nathan

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    @regis did you mount your return nozzle onto your corner overflow box ? Also, where can I get a flow nozzle for the return ?
     
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    @Fraser W did the same with his frag tank.. worked very well and shouldn't be too difficult to do
     
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    I have a center overflow, look under my name for pics.
     
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    birkettN Thread Starter Nathan

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    Contrary to what I said im getting a return hole drilled.
     
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    birkettN Thread Starter Nathan

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    @MistaOrange where did you get a return flow nozzle like that from ?
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    its a great idea, wild on pets run there store like that....

    the nozzle is called lockline, you can get it from engineering places as its used on lathes
     
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    A non sponsor use to have but you can get them at Aquatic Vision I saw some about 2 weeks ago, Sams should have it too...;)
     
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    birkettN Thread Starter Nathan

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    Hmm I've never been to Aquatic Vision I should probably go sometime, thanks man
     
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    Do you know where they are? Paradys park Brackenfell...
     
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    Would work well on a bean animal overflow, on the emergency channel as this channel is rarely used..
     
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