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Old 04-01-2015, 03:55 AM   #1
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Hey I currently have 2 tanks a fluval Vicenza 180 and a fluval m90 and I want to make one of them a marine tank. Would it be better to convert the 180 litre with a hob skimmer and the external filter or use the smaller m90 which has a 40 litre sump? I was told a sump is always better but the 180 litres seems to have everything I need. Thanks


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Why can't you build a sump for the 180
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It's on a cabinet and there's not enough space underneath. Is a sump always better?


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I have built my last 2 sumps out of plexi-glass and weld on. It is a fun adventure. With plexi, you can make it to fit your cabinet. The sump gives you a place to hide all the heaters, skimmers, etc. It also allows a place for all your suspend matter to settle into.
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Suspend matter?


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[QUOTE=exeori;3196986]Suspend matter?

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