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Old Today, 05:11 PM   #1 
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Betta Barrack help

I'm designing a barrack system using 2L soda bottles. I was going to cut the bottom off of the bottle and put a dripper in the cap and feed water to it with a dripper as well. After getting it all planned out I realized that if the pump failed the containers would still drain. I've decided to have the bottles right side up instead and do an overflow with airline instead. How would I keep that siphon even if the water level drops below the overflow?
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Seems over complicated and problematic to keep running that way. I would put them in or over a sump and just cut overflow slots at the desired water level. This way you could put a heater and bio filter in the sump area. If the power or pump fails then the water will not go below the slots.
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