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Anyone know how to quiet this noise or better yet stop it? These are both vids of the same set up what I'm tring to do is stop the bubbling sound and draining sound, I tried to lift the output pipe out of the sumps water that didn't work. I think if I can fix one the other will stop also any help would be greatly apreciated. The second vid is something I did to try n quiet the noise before I posted.

http://i855.photobucket.com/albums/...92C781E-2552-0000044935632930_zps8a9eba90.mp4

http://i855.photobucket.com/albums/...4AC6460-2552-00000447C5729D96_zpsdde8a860.mp4
 

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Yes durso will work in an over flow box, this picture is from a reef but you just tailor the standpipe height and pipe size for your application weather saltwater or tropical fish tank. Google durso standpipe and litterally 100s of sights offer DIY's on them.
 

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There are some dursos where an air pump is used, you drill a whole and silicone a nipple into it and put an air line on the pipe so there would be no sucking noise at all. I have never built one like this The ones I have made are all like the one in the photo I supplied.:fish:
 

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Yes durso will work in an over flow box, this picture is from a reef but you just tailor the standpipe height and pipe size for your application weather saltwater or tropical fish tank. Google durso standpipe and litterally 100s of sights offer DIY's on them.
I know it will work in a box overflow question was will it work. ( with out ) an overflow box?
 

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Anyone know how to quiet this noise or better yet stop it? These are both vids of the same set up what I'm tring to do is stop the bubbling sound and draining sound, I tried to lift the output pipe out of the sumps water that didn't work. I think if I can fix one the other will stop also any help would be greatly apreciated. The second vid is something I did to try n quiet the noise before I posted.

http://i855.photobucket.com/albums/...92C781E-2552-0000044935632930_zps8a9eba90.mp4

http://i855.photobucket.com/albums/...4AC6460-2552-00000447C5729D96_zpsdde8a860.mp4



Noise is cause by the drain not being big enough.. Ive finally figured that out by perusing reef forums. The quietest drains are either full siphon or with drains big enough to vent air pressure without sucking air down.

A one inch drain can at a maximum handled 300 gph with no bends strainers or reducers, and will actually be pretty quiet on its on.
A 1.5 inch drain can handle 750 gph with no noise without bends... Much more space to vent air pressure..
 

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Noise is cause by the drain not being big enough.. Ive finally figured that out by perusing reef forums. The quietest drains are either full siphon or with drains big enough to vent air pressure without sucking air down.

A one inch drain can at a maximum handled 300 gph with no bends strainers or reducers, and will actually be pretty quiet on its on.
A 1.5 inch drain can handle 750 gph with no noise without bends... Much more space to vent air pressure..
So now your sayin to get a bigger pump? Cuz the size PVC I have is set up for 200+ GPH and the pump the same now I make the OF 300GPH I have to get a bigger pump plus all new parts (PVC)!
 

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Noise is cause by the drain not being big enough.. Ive finally figured that out by perusing reef forums. The quietest drains are either full siphon or with drains big enough to vent air pressure without sucking air down.

A one inch drain can at a maximum handled 300 gph with no bends strainers or reducers, and will actually be pretty quiet on its on.
A 1.5 inch drain can handle 750 gph with no noise without bends... Much more space to vent air pressure..
I get what your sayin but I would have to change the whole outside of my design take a look here an get back. This is the same I got just 3/4" not 1/2" mu pump rated for 200GPH I tried to post but havin problem posting my problem on his page to answer plus he hasn't answered in the past.


http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=65yVr7DiDls


http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7DFk4bnIxEg&feature=relmfu
 

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I put a T on the top of my standpipe, mostly because I wanted to double the surface area of the opening to minimize the potential for it getting plugged (e.g., by a loose leaf). As an unintended bonus, simply adding the T eliminated the gurgling noise that I had with the straight pipe.
 
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