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Old 11-29-2012, 08:10 PM   #1
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Adding a sump? Possible?

Hey guys. Wondering if i could add a sump into my RSM 250! Now, i only have a weird space to add a tank and i want one as big as i can get it. I want to run 2 skimmers, the decent one in the back of the tank, and a nice one in the sump. The space i have is 17" long, 27" high, and 22" deep! Thanks!!
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:45 PM   #2
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Heres a pic of the stand.... We want to put it on the right side (we will clear out all the ro jugs and take off the shelf). What size tank do you think would fit?
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:50 PM   #3
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This should help. Lists standard sizes of tanks.
An Aquarium Sizes and Weights Chart
Seems to me that you could get a tank in there as long as you turn it right. Since the standard width of a 10 gal tank is 10" and you only have 17" in length...and standard length is 20" and you have 22"...it could be done imo.
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This should help. Lists standard sizes of tanks.
An Aquarium Sizes and Weights Chart
Seems to me that you could get a tank in there as long as you turn it right. Since the standard width of a 10 gal tank is 10" and you only have 17" in length...and standard length is 20" and you have 22"...it could be done imo.
Hey thanks hank! I really want somthing bigger that a 10, any way i could custom a tank? How would i do that? What about a 20 gallon tall or somthing like that?
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:13 PM   #5
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Glasscages.com - Glass Aquariums
they can make custom tanks
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I have no clue. I'm just surprised at what your tank looks like underneath. It didn't look like that in the diagram on the website...
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:14 PM   #7
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Just an idea..you can have a trash bin if it fits. I got one that's food safe from costco. That would be a cheaper route and it doesn't need to be a pretty, clear, box if it's function is just as effective.
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Rubbermaid bins FTW. I'm jealous of the large tanks that have 100g sumps made out of them.
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they should have some kind or container at lowes or HD, why dont you take the canister out of there and use the whole area for a sump?
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It wasn't a rubbermaid I don't think..it was a thin, tall tan bin that might fit under your tank. I ended up not using it since I wanted to connect two, but that didn't seem possible. That would be awesome to have a huge trash can as a sump.
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