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  1. Default [Question]DIY PVC Overflow Mod


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    I read this article on building DIY PVC Overflow

    http://www.aquariumlife.net/projects...erflow/120.asp

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    I would like to modify the above design to two intake attached to one reserve.

    E.G. 2 BLUE PVC to 1 YELLOW PVC

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    Will this work? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks!

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    Are your trying to increase the flow ?

    Having a second intake will not allow you to increase flow at all unless you increase the size if the piping were the blue vertical intake tubes meet the horizontal blue pipe
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff
    Are your trying to increase the flow ?

    Having a second intake will not allow you to increase flow at all unless you increase the size if the piping were the blue vertical intake tubes meet the horizontal blue pipe

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    Are you doing this as a backup in case one gets clogged? That would make sense, though with a well designed prefilter, it wont be a concern.

    Or you can just do two overflows, one in each corner.
    Who is "General Failure" and why is he reading my hard drive?

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