Plumbing for an aquarium rackin my fish room

DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Plumbing

DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Plumbing

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Plumbing for an aquarium rackin my fish room

1-inch bulkhead and 2-inch drain line

Each tank drains through a one-inch vertical standpipe connected to the bulkhead via a 90 degree elbow joint.  The tanks drain into a two-inch diameter PVC drain-line.  Drain line for fish room aquarium rack

 

One drain line runs horizontally for each of the two shelves.  The 2-inch pipe drains from left-to-right and connects to a 90-degree run down to the sump.

The sump is a standard 75-gallon glass aquarium.

The return pump is a MAG-12.  The return line is 3/4-inch PVC. The flow for each tank is controlled or restricted with a ball-valve.

PVC return line for plumbing fitted to the DIY Aquarium Rack

Note ball valve for each tank

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