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post #1 of 4 Old 03-20-2007, 12:26 PM Thread Starter
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overflow box and pumps?

iv heard about an overflow box that you need for a sump, could someone please tell me 1 is and about the pumps you need for a sump or something.
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post #2 of 4 Old 03-20-2007, 02:18 PM
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Do you mean tell you what an overflow box is?
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post #3 of 4 Old 03-20-2007, 03:11 PM Thread Starter
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yes but i also need to know about the pumps that go in the sump
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post #4 of 4 Old 03-20-2007, 08:32 PM
If your tank is undrilled you'll need to pick up an HOT style over flow box. Visit any online supply and the sell them. You'll get the idea when you see it. You'll need a suitable return pump to lift the water back to the tank. I prefer Eheim. Look at picking up something in the 5-10 times the volume of the tank for the return flow. As in, 100g tank 700-1,000GPH pump.
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