DIY BeanAnimal Overflow and Sump Build ! PICTURES!

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  1. insanespain

    insanespain Ocellaris Clown

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    I'm on my phone or I would link it. Go to the "I made this" forum and look at my thread. "DIY 65 gallon build with pics", its probably still on the first page

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  4. mati_L

    mati_L Fire Shrimp

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    thanks everyone, i saw that 65g build and thats where i got my return idea from.. nice setup
     
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    mati_L Fire Shrimp

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    passed by lowes today and found this, nice little 2" drain strainer that i sanded down to fit in my 1.5" elbows

    what do you guys thing? easier to clog or a good idea?

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  7. insanespain

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    Neat idea, never seen that before. Where's the pic of it on the elbow? Lol.

    As far as clogging, it shouldn't be any worse than what mine would be. I drilled pretty small holes in mine, I was worried about clogging but I honestly havent had the system running long enough to tell.
     
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  9. mati_L

    mati_L Fire Shrimp

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    lol the street elbows i ordered havent come in yet but i tested it on a 1.5 coupling, hoping its the same size, fit really nice. I think what i can do is just not glue the elbow in the bulkheads see if i like the strainer or leave enough room to pull them off
     
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    I didnt glue any of my street ells. I wouldnt recommend it either. Mine works just fine without them glued.
     
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    did you glue the back of the bulkhead?
     
  12. insanespain

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    My entire plumbing system is glued EXCEPT the 3 street elbows that are the intakes inside of the overflow box.