# Adding a Sump and overflows to our Reef Tank -- Ep:6 How to set up a saltwater aquarium

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http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/ In today's episode we are going to add a sump to our aquarium, upgrade skimmers and auto top off system. We will also change the way we run GFO and carbon. In the beginning of the video we discuss some of the different ways to plumb an aquarium as well as individual plumbing pieces like check valves, gate valves and bulkheads. In a future episode we add a DIY sump.

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Hole size will depend entirely on what size plumbing you plan on running, and the bulkheads you choose.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHMr_MdcT2c

Ismail Sayeed- 8 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 8 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 8 years agoListat De Lioncourt- 8 years agoi dont want hang in the back overflow i want drill the bottom

and the return will be over the tank through 2 return pips with a Y splitting

its a 3 feet by 1.6 feet by 1.6 feet tank

i will use a sump refug and i want to have mix tank LBS and Soft coral tank

plz advise what diameter the pipe for inflow and outflow

and your recommendation for flow rate

i am sorry to ask so many but i need help

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David Koo- 9 years agoBob Escher- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoYOUSIYC7- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoLuis Rodas- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoLuis Rodas- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoGeorge Scott- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoGeorge Scott- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoMattsFishTanks- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoNonito Badong- 7 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 7 years agoNonito Badong- 7 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 7 years agoNonito Badong- 7 years agoKathryn Enfield- 9 years agoSonia Pennington- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoDominic Vanacore- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoDominic Vanacore- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoIsaiah Furrow- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoIsaiah Furrow- 9 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 9 years agoDoing regular weekly water changes may be enough to keep your nitrates and phosphates low, but it is really tough to say since there are so many different factors (what is fed, how often, your clean up crew, general maintenance habits, and amount of fish). You could always start the tank without a skimmer, and then eventually purchase one later on if need be. Happy Holidays to you as well!

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BRS Reef Savvy Tank Upgrade: EP 11 -- How to Start a Saltwater Aquarium

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BulkReefSupplyCom- 10 years agoRyan Siegel- 10 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 10 years agoploopsies- 10 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 10 years agoDrum4Life- 10 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 10 years agoThomas Nelson- 10 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 10 years agoDiReef- 10 years agoDiReef- 10 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 10 years agotacomahnster- 10 years agoJon Kinsman- 10 years agoWayne Allen- 10 years agoBulkReefSupplyCom- 10 years agoThe threads on the outside of the bulkheads only exist for the bulkhead nut, you can't attach any plumbing to them. If you get a slip bulkhead, you can glue a pipe right to the inside. If you get a threaded bulkhead, then you can use a threaded fitting (like a male pipe adapter, etc.) but all plumbing connections are on the inside. Threaded female if its a threaded bulkhead, a slip connection on a slip bulkhead - same as really any other plumbing fitting, an elbow, a union, a valve, etc

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