My tank setup, need help!

cthulhu77

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yes, most definitely...it can be done usually with pvc (white/food grade) or clear hose and clamps...it sounds a lot harder than it actually is.
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unfortunately, it is so "tank specific" that is is hard to make any sweeping coverage...if you would like, when you get the tank, post measurements of the tank, sump, stand, etc...perhaps with a diagram, and we can easily sort it out for you !
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cthulhu77 said:
unfortunately, it is so "tank specific" that is is hard to make any sweeping coverage...if you would like, when you get the tank, post measurements of the tank, sump, stand, etc...perhaps with a diagram, and we can easily sort it out for you !
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I will do so, Greg you have been so much of a help to me!
 
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i have that exact 2229 filter for my octo tank. it is a 150 gallon. it works great. it is 60 percent of my filtration but it works great,.
if u have any questions please ask
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No sweat, compadre ! Colin will chime in too, as well as Nancy...both have a plethora of experience regarding plumbing tanks !

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(sidenote: have you seen "the three amigos" ? have to love that bit: "do you know what a plethora is?" "Si, I know what a plethora is." "would you say that I have a plethora of pinatas?" ) :lol:
 

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I like to put them about 3-4 inches from the rear wall...if you can avoid using an overflow box, do so...the octos tend to hole up in them. A better way to do it is to just use a strainer top (like the intake strainer from a power filter) capping off the intake tube.

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I had no clue what you said xD. But can you explain the way to avoid using an overflow box I didnt quite catch, and as for the holes I meant on the tank where should they go!?
 

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