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MarineGirl411
11/09/2009, 10:25 AM
I was wondering if the return lines on the AGA tank can be placed on either side of the overflow box? I know one hole is smaller, so I suspect that is the return line. I hope this makes sense. Please let me know. Thank you.

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p248/GinaM411/MyTank.jpg

For reference, I'd like to know if I can place the loc-line on the opposite sides in this picture.

am3gross
11/09/2009, 10:54 AM
with the holes being differant sizes i dont know if you can change it or not. mine is set up the way you have it now.. why do you want to change it?

MarineGirl411
11/09/2009, 11:00 AM
I want to put the locline on the other side because I have sea swirls I want to put in the corners where the locline currently is.

MarineGirl411
11/09/2009, 09:44 PM
Anyone?

phil519
11/09/2009, 11:43 PM
hey - you could consider using a "herbie" overflow set up. Basically your return goes on the "outside" of the tank and you use the overflow boxes for your drains.

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=344892


http://www.3reef.com/forums/i-made/my-herbie-overflow-write-up-pics-beware-60239.html

victor90
11/09/2009, 11:48 PM
you can extend the return to the other side

MarineGirl411
11/09/2009, 11:53 PM
That's what I thought, but will it interfere at all with the drain line? Will it possibly be a pain? Will I need to reattach the punch out from the overflow to the other side? Thank you ATB.

victor90
11/09/2009, 11:55 PM
You will make a durso pipe it will be lower than the pipe across. i have a 210 and did the same thing. Also i don't know if you bought your tank already i have seen some with four 1 inch holes