U-Tube with Directional Return 1/2 inch - 3/4 inch

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U-tube with Directional Return. Will accept  1/2" or 3/4" (inside diameter) vinyl tubing.

Note: This will not work with neither 1/2" nor 3/4" ball-socket fittings.



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Specifications

U-tube with Directional Return. Will accept  5/8" or 3/4" (inside diameter) vinyl tubing.

Note: Not compatible with Loc-Line brand ball-socket fittings and accessories.

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Is the U spacing wide enough to fit over eurobracing?
What is the distance between the two pipes?
Asked : Nov 25, 2017
By : Sascha Duban, Pflugerville, Texas
 
 
 
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Yes, the U-tube is suitable for tank rims up to 3" wide.
Answered : Jan 04, 2018
By : Robert, Garden Grove
 
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What is the maximum flow rate?
Hi, I've got this product set up on my aquarium (the larger version) but I'm wondering if you know what the maximum flow rate that will pass through it is? I'd also like to know who the manufacturer is. Thanks
Asked : May 24, 2017
By : Jim, Marin
 
 
 
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The manufacturer's information on these U-tubes is proprietary. These U-tubes can handle the flow rate from any size pump they are capable of fitting on. They don't have a functional flow rate limit. The flow rate is limited by the overflow drain, not the outlet tube.
Answered : Apr 26, 2018
By : Felicia
 
 
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  • 4.4

44 Reviewers (93%) would recommend this

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5.0
Most bang for the buck
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Very compact, well made, multidirectional
CONS
None
REVIEW
This is a great unit for the price of a cup of coffee. Multiple direction capability. Eheim 16/22 fits well on the smaller option, 1/2 inch-3/4 inch. Heavy enough material with enough overhang on each side that attachment to the aquarium not needed. I save money/maintenance by not purchasing che...Read More
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5
5.0
Great option if moving to an Herbie-style overflow, but only have two holes drilled!
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Puts your flow where you want it
CONS
always better to not have things hanging off the back.
REVIEW
This is a great option for a return if you are using both holes in a drilled tank for the feed to your sump!

I did have to weight the back to have it sit properly, but it works well!
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2.0
Tube is very thin
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Cheap
CONS
Cheap
REVIEW
The quality of the tube is not that great, i ha hooked up the vinyl tubing and was trying to stretch to the sump and just by doing this it bent the connection nipple and creased it causing a leak so its pretty cheap quality, do yourself a favor and spend some extra money and make your own up & over ...Read More
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5
5.0
Does the job!
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Effective
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Using this with my Vectra S1 return pump from my sump. It’s a simple design that allows you to change the direction/angle of the flow which is great! No brainer for the price!
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4
4.0
Good Value
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Multi-directional angling for flow as you need it
CONS
Hard to hold in place as there are no clips or suction cups
REVIEW
The product is able to handle a good flow. It would be helpful if it had some sort of suction cup or clip to hold it in place. I've had to use zip ties to hold it in place. If you don't have a check valve in your plumbing, I recommend drilling one (or two) small holes at the base. If the power goes ...Read More
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4
4.0
good and cheap
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I like it, just wish it would have come with some kind of suction cup or something that would hold it onto the tank.
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5.0
Ok for cheap premade return
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Cheap, simple, easy
CONS
Cheap looking, moves around if just placed in tank
REVIEW
I used pvc cut piece behind my tank wall to push against the pipe to angle the interior return downwards and to secure into place. I don't want to drill another hole for a return so works for me.
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