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Old 07/19/2011, 03:24 PM   #1
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Herbie Overflow Return Lines

For folks who are running a Herbie style overflow, can you tell me what you use and how you secure the return coming over the top edge of the tank?

Any pics?


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Old 07/19/2011, 03:27 PM   #2
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I don't have live but I got zip tie connectors. They have sticky back and a place to zip tie to them. I ran them up the stand and the back of the tank every 4 inches or so ( overkill) and that holds things strong.

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Old 07/20/2011, 05:46 PM   #3
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Anybody else? Lookin for ideas.


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Old 07/20/2011, 06:20 PM   #4
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zip tie connectors too. work great

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Old 07/20/2011, 06:24 PM   #5
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I'd be nervous relying on stick on zip tie holders, but if I used screws on them I suppose I could sleep at night

I have my return hard plumbed and secured with simple metal U clamps from HD. Seems to work well as long as the pipes are positioned so that you won't be prone to bumping into them much.

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Old 07/22/2011, 03:58 PM   #6
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Thanks guys.

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