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Old 07-13-2012, 03:03 PM   #1
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Can it be done?

Ok so I planning in a couple weeks to take my 29 gallon reef and add a sump and GFO/ Carbon Reactor, fuge bring it up a step....
My question is that my design has everything going from the 29 gallon below where it will be broken up into chambers, and then the Fuge in the center. In addition I will have all my things I E reactors, skimmers and then works down there (make the tank look neater)
I was wondering though, I have a spare 10 gallon laying around with a stand and a light.. looking so lonesome and empty.... I have the rock and sand spare..... Would there be a problem with the two tanks, share the sump (it is big enough for a 75 gallon deal) and then turn the 10 gallon into a FOWLR tank?

I also plan on UV lights to keep the risk of infection down.
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Old 07-13-2012, 03:31 PM   #2
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Ya you can do multiple tanks on the same sump just take extra caution towards pests and disease since you'll effect two tanks not just one
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Old 07-13-2012, 05:23 PM   #3
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Yes it would work, however unless you already have a QT I would use the 10 gal for that purpose. If used as a QT you cannot use the same sump tho, if that makes any sense.
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I have this. 150 and a 20 on a 55 gallon sump. No problems.
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