bett lifespace 900 sump plumbing

Discussion in 'Fish Tanks' started by saltwater, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. saltwater


    Dec 16, 2009
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    Carlisle UK
    Hi I have just got a new tank for my 60th birthday unfortunately the sump arrived broken and the supplier is sending replacement on Tuesday,
    my question is
    on the over flow there is 2 pips into the sump under the tank and 1 return from the pump,
    but on the inside of the wear there is only 2 pips, one for the back up over flow, and one for the water return to tank,
    I am presuming then that the main overflow that has the valve underneath the tank to control the flow in to the sump dose not have a stand pipe fitted to it in the wear just the bulkhead in the bottom, or should I fit one to it slightly lower than the back up one or will it be ok as it is with out one ,:confused:
    many thanks David
    saltwater, Feb 10, 2014
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  2. saltwater


    Aug 27, 2012
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    Liverpool, PA
    it should be fine without it but if you want you could put one in it
    emmett0122, Feb 10, 2014
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