1. TobyPhatz77

    Bean animal purge after feed cycle

    Hi all Ive had my bean animal set up for about 9 months. Lately it’s taking a lot longer to purge and level out after I feed. Ive cleaned the pipes in the overflow, didn’t find that much detritus and when my gate valve or ball valve is open independently the flow seems to be good. Does anyone...
  2. Jarbour14

    Massachusetts Aquarium Equipment Sale

    Items for sale: CPR cs102 overflow box with aqualifter pump - $150 100+ lbs of live rock - $250 50 lbs bahams oolite live sand - $30 Will's Aquarium light full spectrum for coral & fish - $80 Wood oak finish tank stand for 55-75 gallon aquarium - $150 Pm for pictures and info, pickup only.
  3. Jarbour14

    Selling Sump & More!

    Large sump. 36x18x16. Comes with tubing and bulkheads. $150 obo Also have a cpr overflow with Aqualifter pump. $100 obo Everything works great no leaks just downsizing tank. You must pickup in Central Massachusetts area, no delivery. Any questions at all feel free to ask!
  4. unchaotic

    Connect Two Tanks

    First off, I'm still in the planning stage so there's no livestock or water to worry about yet. I've got two tanks that will be side by side and are currently not drilled; a 7 foot 200 gallon and a 4 foot 95 gallon wave. The 200g will be a mixed reef and the 95g will be a display refugium. I...
  5. E

    Overflow Not Draining at a Tee Equally

    Hello everyone! I'm sorta new to the hobby, or specifically, I'm new to the part of the hobby in having a sump. I've had tanks with hang on the back equipment for years, but decided to upgrade to a 150 gallon tank with a sump. I've set up and plumbed my tank, and finally got it all aquascaped...
  6. P

    Elos Quiet drain Experience

    If you have an Elos tank with the Quiet drain system please share your thoughts on its noise, safety, and overall performance. I currently use a Herbie overflow system with an ecotech vectra pump. Unfortunately, the vectra is occasionally inconsistent in its output, yet the Herbie system is able...
  7. yoelf

    Overflow plumbing help

    Hey, I started this hobby a couple months ago and I slowly buy parts for my build so I often end up upgrading the "older" part. I have a 40gl breeder bashsea ss-30 sump a PF-300 overflow and a COR-20 pump (bottle neck I know) I thought if I run the Cor on a lower setting to match the overflow I...
  8. CamKole

    Sump Plumbing For 60g Cube

    Hey guys, I've got a 60 gallon cube and sump that I'll be setting up here shortly. I'd love to see what everyone's done for their cube's. Please post a pic of your set-up. Thanks in advance!
  9. LeftCoastRN

    Drilling side hole in single vertical overflow

    I bought and set up an older 100g acrylic tank before I knew much about setting up overflows in reef tanks. The tank has a single vertical overflow in the rear corner with an outlet that goes through the bottom of the tank. I’ve set up a hybrid Durso system (see pic) to help reduce the noise...
  10. E

    Help with tuning output and input on sump

    So I just set up my sump, I have 1 h2overflow with stealth box as my intake i plumbed it with a gate valve to adjust it, I bought a dc pump rated for 1200 gph, but no matter how many adjustments I make to either the water level in my aquarium or sump raises and doesn’t level out, I cannot find...
  11. MadeForThat

    AIO Build Overflow to add sump to innovative marine nuvo fusion tank!

    Hi Guys, new to R2R, but a long time lurker. I have been using this overflow for about 2 years now with no trouble, so I figured it was time to show it off! It will overflow about 2-300gph to my sump, and will automatically start and stop when the water level rises above the baffle just before...
  12. I

    Build Thread 40 breeder or...

    So I finally won the rights to a few feet of space in my office lol... wife let me get rid of a piece of furniture. 3 ft tank seemed like a perfect fit so I have been bouncing between ordering a planet cristaline, innovative marine 75 int, reefer 300xl. Still may go that route, but wanted...
  13. Slick1835

    54g Corner Bowfront Build Quote

    What sounds fair to pay for this upgrade? 54 gallon corner Bowfront. Need to: Convert to Reef Ready 1. Add 3/16” black ACRYLIC panel for overflow 2. Drill GLASS twice 1-1/4” bulkheads 3. Run PVC/HOSING for DRAIN/RETURN 4. PAINT side glass panels 5. ADJUST cabinet floor/door to convert for...
  14. Reefacist

    After months of research need HELP setting up my first 120 gallon saltwater tank

    Hi You ALL, I have been reading, watching youtube vids, reading more, watching more videos, day and night, home and at work. Pretty much the last 3 months i have been all about saltwater fish tanks. At first i was looking at buying a 50 gallon tank bc i read that its the best beginner tank...
  15. H

    Custom Overflow Box/Auto Top Off Help

    Hi all. I was hoping to find some ideas/help in regards to setting up a proper overflow/return in my tank as well as maybe seeing some ideas for a diy ATO resevoir and set up! There will be a pic uploaded with this but as you'll see in it, my tank was used as a certain loop in a fewshwater...
  16. F i s h y

    HELP? Is this the best i can do with this?

    this is a 75 gallon "reef ready tank" (hardly) in the overflow there are 2 holes. 1 for the return that is 3/4 inch and one for the filtration that is 1 inch. Before going further let me say that I wont be drilling this tank. It isn't mine and I don't want to replace it should it break. So...
  17. P

    Advice needed please .

  18. TheReefArchitect

    Pokpo Genesis External Overflow System

    Afternoon All, I thought a quick post regarding this product may help people with the same issues I faced. Having moved from a fully planted freshwater setup I was desperate to keep the original tank and stand (Evolution Aqua Aquascaper 900) 1. To save money 2. I like the overall appearance...
  19. McJaeger

    Question about patching holes in glass

    I got a really good deal on a deep blue 57g reef ready rimless tank, but the center overflow takes up way too much space in the display. I'd like to remove the overflow, patch the holes in the bottom, and drill new holes in the back to plumb a low profile overflow and return. Has anyone done...
  20. Nate_Krohn

    DIY overflow help

    I have a 29 gallon reef tank already set up with HOB equipment that I would like to add a sump to. I can’t bring myself to spend over $100 on an hob overflow box so I thought I could make one out of pvc. Has anyone else done this? If you could share some tips with me that’d be great. Thanks!
  21. T

    Opinions on using 1/2" drains with Bean Animal overflow

    I recently purchased a Marine Modular 800gph overflow box (top-view of outer box pictured below). It has three 1/2" drain holes that fit 1/2" uniseals. I will these for a bean animal overflow on a 32g display and a 20g sump. I realize now, however, that the 1/2" drain holes are considered...
  22. JustenT

    New to Reefing! Please help!

    Hey! So I went a lil coral shop based out of a storage unit, and I found a great buy. A 25 gallon cube rimless, on a stand, with a sump. Only problem was the leftover dirt and grime. Anyways! I cleaned it up, and I’m wondering what oveflow box should I do? I’m wanting an internal overflow, and...
  23. damselindistress

    Things that make you want to hang up your fins...

    Came home from my first day back at work after a blissful week long vacation leading up to Christmas, only to find that my HOB skimmer has somehow malfunctioned today. During the process it created a siphon and poured about 5 gallons of saltwater onto my living room floor, which then proceeded...
  24. nickkohrn

    Need Assistance with Plumbing Decision

    I am working on putting together a new frag system. It will consist of a 40-gallon breeder and a Bashsea Smart Series sump. The sump has three 1.5" drain connections, which is helpful as I intend to use a Bean Animal configuration. However, that is where I need your assistance as I decided to...
  25. CaptainHelen

    Overflow emergency! Hardwood floor at risk ;)

    This is a photo of my rig. The foam is down now because we turned it off for a few minutes, but the foam eventually bubbles up and overflows. We have a hardwood floor so we're in a real pinch and the member of the family who maintains the tank is out of town! Any ideas?