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DIY Weir Overflow

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    Default DIY Weir Overflow

    Well I needed a new overflow box real bad ,and I wanted a weir but I did not want to give up a $100 for one so I just made me one .This is the plans I used http://www.podzilla.us/aquascapeDS/o.../overflow.html Here is a photo of the trial run.

    weir002 - DIY Weir Overflow

    After the trial run and all the small drips fixed .I seen that it did not flow enough water .This was because the bulkhead I had was to small.I did not want to wait a week to get on on-line ,so I made that part to .I took and drilled my hole for the bulkhead in the overflow to 1 inch,then I took 2 1 inch couplings and a small piece of one in pvc and made it . So here is a photo of the weir in action.I love it and it works great.

    dcc 2026 - DIY Weir Overflow

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    davejnz - Reefkeeper CR Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Daytona Bch,FL


    Nice work Michael,I bet your proud of your first go with acrylic.looks nice and sems to be functional too

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    dakar - Reefkeeper CR Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
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    looks good... pretty simple eh?
    Every electronic device is manufactured with smoke stored deep inside... only a true genius can find a way to set it free.

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