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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-16-2008, 08:13 PM Thread Starter
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I was able to get a free 40 gallon breeder, but it has a 1 inch hole drilled on the bottom of the tank. I wanted to know if it was possible to close that hole safely and what I would need to do it.

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I would drill another hole and run the filter via bulk heads on the bottom. Looks good and nothing hanging on the back..
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Would you use a cannister with the inlet/out connected to the bulk heads or plumb it another way?

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I don't plan on using a canister filter for this tank, I don't know if it even holds water yet. Do they make plugs for bulk heads?
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You could just silicone a piece of glass over the hole. Buried in substrate, you'd never know.

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You can put in a bulkhead, then a piece of pipe with a cap or valve on it if need be. But I kind of agree with Orlando, I would put in a clear standpipe and then you have an overflow to skim the water surface and get water to your filter.


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