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Old 12-29-2005, 01:21 PM   #1
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Sump for a 55 gal cabinet

I know I saw this in the forum somewhere already but I cant find it. I have a 55 gal with a stand and I need a sump/skimmer combo that is narrow enough to fit in about 12 inches. Thanks in advance.
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For cramped spaces, you might be best off building/ordering a custom sump. The cheapest/easiest way to go is to see if you can fit a couple smaller tanks in there and plumb them together.

Does the stand have a support front/center? That can also influence your choices.
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i saw a sump/protein skimmer built in one. http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Produc...&N=2004+113080

theres the link. I'm also thinking of maybe purchasing one.
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i saw a sump/protein skimmer built in one. http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Produc...&N=2004+113080

theres the link. I'm also thinking of maybe purchasing one.
Have you seen this one on ebay? Looks just as good for only $55.00
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Hey thanks for the suggestions but I would really rather have it inside my stand so I can hide all the other equipment as well. And yes the stand has a center column/post.
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I think I found it on another thread her is the link http://www.petpromenade.com/Category...s+%2F+Skimmers
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i saw a sump/protein skimmer built in one. http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Produc...&N=2004+113080

theres the link. I'm also thinking of maybe purchasing one.
Have you seen this one on ebay? Looks just as good for only $55.00

Is it a good thing to purchase though?
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i saw a sump/protein skimmer built in one. http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Produc...&N=2004+113080

theres the link. I'm also thinking of maybe purchasing one.
Have you seen this one on ebay? Looks just as good for only $55.00

Is it a good thing to purchase though?
If you don't have room for a sump, it will help. A real sump is better though.
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it comes ( the one from fosters ) with a Bak-Pak 2r. Is that a good skimmer?
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