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Re: bending plastic tubing

> I am planning on setting up multiple plant tanks on central filtration.
> These will be nursery tanks as well as display tanks.  My problem is
> creating the U-tube for the overflows.  Has anyone bent clear rigid
> tubing with success.  I always tend to make it collapse or distort.  An
> easy method would be greatly appreciated.  Also, does anyone have design
> tips for overflows (in general)?
> Cheers,
> Mark

You might find it less expensive and easier to use pvc or cpvc pipe from
your local hardware store instead of clear plastic tubing and to use elbow
fittings to create the bends, rather than trying to bend the stuff.

Roger Miller.