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  1. coldwaterreefer

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    So i picked up a 80 gallon which by this winter hope to have started. But i want to drill the end for a overflow. What size of saw needed? Or what size should i go? Want to do tbis right this time.

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    0mm Glass Drill bit works with our 1/2" ABS Bulkheads.
    Glass Drill bit works with our 3/4" ABS Bulkheads.
    42mm Glass Drill bit works with our 3/4" heavy duty SCH 80 Bulkheads.
    45mm Glass Drill bit works with our 1" ABS Bulkheads.
    48mm Glass Drill bit works with our 1" heavy duty SCH 80 Bulkheads.
    53 mm Glass Drill bit works with our 1.25" ABS Bulkheads
    60mm Glass Drill bit works with our 1.25" heavy duty SCH 80, and 1.5" ABS Bulkheads.
    65mm Glass Drill bit works with our 1.5" heavy duty SCH 80 Bulkheads.
    75mm Glass Drill bit works with our 2" ABS Bulkheads.
    85mm Glass Drill bit works with our 2" Heavy Duty SCH 80 Bulkheads.
     
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    Would 2 one inch be good for a overflow?
     
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    Yes that is what most people will do.
     
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    I personally like the 1.5" as it can handle alot more flow than a 1". If I were drilling and not buying a stock reef-ready tank that's what I'd choose.
     
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    Thanks for the advice david
     
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    Thanks for the advice davidDavid huh
     

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