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Old 05-23-2014, 01:16 PM   #1
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90 gallon sump questions

I have just finished up building a biocube 29 and took out the bioballs and the little sponge they had and followed ReefThuz from YouTube advice to use Seachem matrix carbon 100ml, seachem matrix about 250ml in a 6x12 media bag and 2 eshopps filter that fit perfectly. Everything is running smoothly other than a little cloudy but its only been set up since Sunday.

My question is, I also have a 90 gallon that I recently removed the bioballs and now have it filtering into a sock and then goes through a couple of sponges before it gets sent back up to the main tank. The sump is probably 20 gallons and unfortunately does not have dividers to set up separate chambers. I was wandering if maybe I should be using the same carbon set up and matrix in a media bag for the big tank? My big tank parameters are all good when I checked them yesterday. The sump is just very big and open. I am considering putting a skimmer in there at some point. Any thoughts on if I should use matrix, purigen, matrix carbon, etc?

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I don't know anything about matrix personally, but I do love Purigen. I run that along with GFO and a skimmer on my reef tank.
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