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Old 09-01-2009, 01:10 PM   #1
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dirty sump?

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I recently set up my sump and it running now, but the baffles seems to trap a lot of brown stuff (its not diatom), more like dirty stuff. actually in each chamber but the baffle seemes to trap more.
is this mean my sump don't have enough flow?

do I have to clean the whole sump once a while?

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Descibe how many sections and what`s in each?
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http://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums/f14/setting-up-a-sump-need-advice-and-suggestion-120168.html
picture in my other thread should show the design of my sump
its a 3 section, first go to protein skimmer, then water go through the baffle to refugium, then to the retuen section.
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You're always going to have floaters flowing through the sump even with a filter sock. I use a gravel vac once in awhile to 'clean the corners'.
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You're always going to have floaters flowing through the sump even with a filter sock. I use a gravel vac once in awhile to 'clean the corners'.
alrite, I will do that too
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