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Old 11-26-2005, 10:39 PM   #1
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REFUGIUM

I have a 55 gallon tank without much room underneath of it. I would really like to add a refugium but I'm limited on the space in my cabinet. Has anyone used this particular sump/fuge? If not, do you think this one will do sufficiant job. I do plan to remove the bio balls if I decided to purchase it. Here is the link;

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Old 11-26-2005, 10:49 PM   #2
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You could make your own out of a 15-20gal high tank and a few baffles for much less. You could buy everything including the overflow and return pump for about the same amount. If your handy and don't mind DIY projects build your own and save the $$. I'm in the process of adding a sump to my 55gal-I know what a pain having a tank only 12"wide is -here is my sump plan if your interested and a good reference DIY site www.melevsreef.com/allmysumps.html
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Old 11-26-2005, 10:59 PM   #3
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How many baffles do you plan on using? Also, what return pump do you plan to use? I was under the impression that a 20 gallon tank was too wide to fit (cabinet is right at 12 inches).
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Old 11-26-2005, 11:17 PM   #4
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Worst choice in my aquarium setup: accepting a free 55g and not buying a 90g.

12" = worst possible size
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I agree.
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Check out the web site petpromonade.com . They have a Pro Proclear sump/skimmer combo that is only 9'' wide and thus far works great. I've checked and this is the lowest price around. This is what I'm using on my 55g.
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fishdoc, that website didnt seem to take me anywhere...
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oh i found it...

http://www.petpromenade.com/Category...s+%2F+Skimmers

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Hey fishdoc, which model Proclear do you have? Did you remove the bio balls? Also, how well does the venturi skimmer that is provided work? Sorry bout all the questions!


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