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    help with tank

    just got a 72 gal bow front tank it is reef ready
    can i run a canister filter right to the drill holes
    and if i can where would i get the bulk heads and what not
    if not i have a sump its not trickle one just a fully submerged sump i could use that just dont know how do the plumming and all that just would like some opinion/help

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    Fish gallery, city pets, and aquarium world all have plumbing parts and bulkheads you would need.

    I think if you plugged the holes in the weir you could put your intake tube for your canister in the weir. Don't know if a way to plumb canister into the weir.

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    I would try fish gallery

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    City pets usually has plenty of fittings. You can't go wrong with a sump. Just get your water level right so if the power goes off it doesn't flood. You can always run the canister as a separate filter.

    I can try and get a pic of my bowfront later if you want.

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    Thanks for the replies

    I decided to fo with the sump going to be starting a salt water tank soon thoght wth
    Everthing so for so good....just one thing my damn pump for my sump just stop working. I don't know how old is was but looking to get a new one that is pretty quite. And i would love to see your tank

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    Plumbing will just take a little time and probably returning pieces to the store. Make sure you use a union and valve on your return. You can also use a valve on your drain. I've been running a mag drive for 7 years and noise isn't noticeable much.

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    If your pump is old it probably just needs a cleaning.

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    So i took the pump apart and the impeller is cracked. Im looking to see how much an impeller would but also thing about getting. A eheim compact 2000

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    So i took the pump apart and the impeller is cracked. Im looking to see how much an impeller would but also thing about getting. A eheim compact 2000

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