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customcolor
01/31/2007, 12:25 AM
just wanna know, so how it off if u wanna

neo1013
01/31/2007, 06:47 AM
I have 2" returns and 1 1/2" CL

ErikS
01/31/2007, 08:52 AM
Main:
Drain = 1.5"
Return = 2 x 1"

CL:
intake = 2x1.5" -> 2"
return = 4x1.5"

chrisguy
01/31/2007, 11:28 AM
Drain 2"
Return 1.5" to an OM-4way with 1.5" PVC

customcolor
01/31/2007, 05:16 PM
u guys have some large returns i thought most might use 1". i never thought 1 1/2"

green814
01/31/2007, 05:18 PM
Tank
2-1" drains
1" return,
C.l.
1" intake
3/4" return to scwd, but want to get an o.m. squirt

zeusfc
01/31/2007, 05:23 PM
I have a 2.5" overflow in my 20gallon nano... 1250gph turnover, and it's SILENT!

no CL... don't really need one with that blasting around!

neo1013
01/31/2007, 06:39 PM
My return is going from my basement up to my living room. larger pipe = less friction. when my sump was in my stand i still had 1 1/2" returns

RobsReefs
01/31/2007, 08:46 PM
2x 1'' drains
1x 1'' return

rpeeples
02/01/2007, 06:30 AM
240G TanK

2 - 1.5" Drains

2 - 1" Returns


Closed Loop
1- 1.5" Drain
8 - 1" returns

jtreath
02/01/2007, 08:27 AM
Drain 1 at 2"
Return 2 at 3/4"

Closed Loops (2 of them)

Supplies 3 at 2"
Returns 6 at 1"

pvtschultz
02/01/2007, 12:39 PM
90 Gallon Tank

Drain: !"
Return: 3/4"
Closed Loop Suction Side: 1"
CL Return 4x 3/4" on OM Squirt