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Old 05-25-2005, 08:58 PM   #1
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How deep a DSB for a 55gal?

How deep should my DSB be for a 55gal? Is about 3 inches deep enough, or what is the recommended depth?


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that should be fine. For a DSB to actually work as designed it needs to be 5-6inches deep. With enough LR you should be doing fine.

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Opinions vary on DSB almost everyone i have talked to friends and people in the bussiness have said good or bad things about them. I have about 3-4 inches in my 125gal and i think thats plenty.
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