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Old 08-02-2005, 11:08 AM   #1
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Building a Sump

Any good sites on how to build a good sump. I have a 20 Long tank, MAG 7 Pump, and the overflow kit that I am going to use for my 90 GAL (drilled) set up as a reef tank and would love to see examples of what has worked for people. Suggestions on setup, material, and drawings would be great.

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I really like Melev's Reef site and refered back to it often when I was desgning and building. http://www.melevsreef.com/

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Honestly the sump can be as simple or as complex as you want it. It can be as simple as the 20 long tank with the return on one end and your drain lines on the other end. Or you could partion it into multiple compartments with bubble traps, etc.



The above is a very simple 5 gal sump I setup for my daughters 20 gal reef. Its got a drain line on the left and the return pump on the right. The only other thing in the sump is a 100W heater.
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Thanks for the info, Melev's site it great!
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