05-07-2014, 11:24 AM
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Originally Posted by lilnaugrim
Right, I mean, I could just do the overflow and run the piping over the top of the tank. It wouldn't be that much an issue, I just don't want potentially 45 gallons all cascading in my bedroom if it fails. So hence why I wanted to drill but if everyone has had success with just the regular overflow and piping over top then I'm not so opposed to doing it; saves me money and time really lol.
Still, where would I buy a weir? Are they custom or would I have to buy online?
I made my own.. they are for sale on line and at quality LFS.... if your sump is designed properly, and your weir is self statring, you should never be in danger of a flood.. some require a siphon break, those are the ones that can flood, but a self starter and a properly sized sump eliminates the problem... search through the forums here.. I got alot of my ionformation by researching the older posts in the DIY and water chemistry threads...some people put alot of effort into providing good information, it's well worth the effort to find it..