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JerseyBird97 11-23-2010 06:31 PM

Overflow miscalculation
 
Ok I need some help. I ordered the wrong size overflow box... I thought I would still be able to make it work but no luck. What can I do? Is it possible to enlarge a hole drilled in glass with out destroying the tank?

Any ideas are greatly appreciated!!!!!!!!!!

zof 11-23-2010 06:37 PM

Some more details would be very helpful, also pictures of the areas you are having issues with, seems what little I can gather you might be able to do some sort of downsize or upsize on your adapters and be just fine.

JerseyBird97 11-23-2010 06:49 PM

This box uses a 1 inch bulkhead, the next size up wich will be what I need uses a 1.5 inch. If I un-restrict my return pump the box can't handle it. This is the max pressure it'll let me do...
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f1...7/PB230071.jpg
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f1...7/PB230073.jpg
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f1...7/PB230072.jpg

JerseyBird97 11-23-2010 06:51 PM

BTW this only a 20 long.


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