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davej
08-03-2014, 02:34 PM
I have just purchased a solana 60 cube and I am having a sump made up. I plan on making a durso standpipe as there is only one hole for draining. My question is in regards to best plan of action for piping under the tank. The sump will be 22" x 24" and in theory I could have the piping go straight down into the sump. Is a straight run down going to be my best course of action or would it be better to have a few bends to slow the water down a little?
Would love some input.

Aquattro
08-03-2014, 02:49 PM
Don't think it really matters. Whatever config works is fine.

davej
08-03-2014, 03:47 PM
Don't think it really matters. Whatever config works is fine.

Was worried that straight fall into sump would be noisy

daplatapus
08-03-2014, 04:04 PM
Just out of curiosity, any reason why you don't go herbie? You'll never have to worry about noise.

davej
08-03-2014, 04:25 PM
Just out of curiosity, any reason why you don't go herbie? You'll never have to worry about noise.


There is only room for a single hole, couldn't drill a second one. Herbie you need two standpipes.

daplatapus
08-03-2014, 05:12 PM
Ah, that's too bad. :( I love my herbie set ups

monocus
08-03-2014, 05:35 PM
why not use a stockman-uses less room than a durso.

davej
08-03-2014, 05:49 PM
I have room in box for durso but because of flange size of bulkhead I don't have room for another bulkhead. Do you think stockman is better than durso? Or just takes up a little less space?

Aquattro
08-03-2014, 05:51 PM
I have room in box for durso but because of flange size of bulkhead I don't have room for another bulkhead. Do you think stockman is better than durso? Or just takes up a little less space?

I've used both and see no advantage to the stockman other than slightly less space. Tougher to build though, so if you have room for a durso, I'd go that way.

duncangweller
08-03-2014, 06:12 PM
I run my drain straight down into my sump and its silent.

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