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Old 10-18-2011, 10:16 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by austinsdad
Still you might only be able to keep 7g of water in a 10g sump. If you're talking about a 20g sump, consider 20g tall if you've got the room.
Alright! If I do this then I'll probably stick a little 2.5 tank in there as a fuge.

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Old 10-18-2011, 11:16 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by kurtyboh View Post
looks like thats the idea. the bubble will rise unless some force is pushing them down but since there is no downward force in the tank they're left to do their own thing. I like it gti

thanks it was the way i planned to lay out my sump/fuge to maximize the space. i'm building a new stand for my 26g bow front and its 24x 15 so i'm plannign one either a 20g or a 25g and wanted it mostly fuge with a skimmer and a filter sock on the return, so it was my way of removing the chambers and bubble plates to utilize the area for a DBS .

i'm thinkign a 25g might be a little tall as i will only have abotu 8 inches of clearance at the opening of the stand as it has a 2x4 skeleton holding it all together

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