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  1. Planted tank with Bean Animal style overflow

    Advanced Freshwater Discussion
    Living in Sulawesi, Indonesia I'm in the planning stage for an approximate 300 gallon square aquarium with a square overflow in the center of the tank. I settled on the style so that all sides can be viewed and can be set up differently with plants and open space. It will also give a full 2...
  2. Unsure of overflow size

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    I will be ordering my overflow and return kit from glass-holes.com very soon. They offer quite a few different overflows and I am unsure of which one to get. I think I would need the 700 GPH for a 40 gallon breeder, correct? As far as the return, I would go with the 3/4 inch return. Correct me...
  3. DIY Overflow using Marcels design

    DIY Aquarium
    Original Idea from Marcel at http://canadafishtank.com/wp_marcel/2007/05/11/the-quick-and-easy-aquarium-overflow/ Thanks Dude.... Ive taken this idea and modified it to my own needs. My Tank has two hang on back filters that are touching the wall behind my aquarium. Recently one of them has...
  4. how to make a DYI overflow?

    Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    i am planning a sump and my tank is not drilled so i need and over slow, but i dont really want to spend 70 bucks :shock: unless i have too. so i was wondering if there is a way to make one for cheapper that works good
  5. idea for overflow

    DIY Aquarium
    i have a cool idea for an overflow, i have a cpr backpack protien skimmer, and i was wondering that if i drilled a hole just under the origanal exit, and ran my plumming down to my sump whould work. i would have a slightly larger return pump to compensate for pumping up to my tank -thanks
  6. sump with no overflow?

    Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    i really want to make a sump/refugium, but i have heard that if you have an overflow, and the power goes out it will over fill you sump and will flood your house? is there a way you can run a overflow and have something to keep your sump from over filling if the power does go out? and my other...
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