DIY BeanAnimal Overflow and Sump Build ! PICTURES!

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  1. crn005

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    Mati L, nice build! I am going to be starting a 72 gallon bowfront build in December as well with an animal bean, coast to coast overflow box. I was wondering, have you been satisfied with the performance of how you set up your return pipe? I'm thinking about maybe doing a similar design, but I want to hear how it has worked out for you, first.
     
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  3. ReefSparky

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  4. crn005

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    Thanks sparky! I looked through it and you have a great nano build! However, I was curious about how putting the return pipe in the middle and having the PVC come over the middle of the tank and shooting the water off to both sides is working out. I didn't see that on your thread. Did I miss it?
     
  5. ReefSparky

    ReefSparky Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It worked well. With the small size of a nano, the water movement from the return was ample.

    I've since moved, and work hours have prevented me from setting the tank back up. It's dry at the moment.
     
  6. crn005

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    Thanks. Sounds good. Did you run the pvc or did you use lock line?
     
  7. ReefSparky

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    Lock Line for the return, PVC for everything else.