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Old 07-04-2014, 07:34 PM   #1
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Help me with my 20 long sump build ?

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Found a few plans on internet. But any insight would help.
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Old 07-05-2014, 02:52 AM   #2
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Do a picture search on the net! You will find a wide variety of sump and overflow designs. You can also find a flow calculated for your pump to


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Old 07-05-2014, 03:33 PM   #3
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http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2008-01/newbie/index.php

That's a good article with an even better 3 part one linked on the bottom of the page. Doubt you'll have any more questions if you read both.
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Old 07-05-2014, 05:02 PM   #4
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There is a couple pictures of my diy sump. It is a 20 long as well


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What did ya use rot return pump ?


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Old 07-05-2014, 06:12 PM   #6
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I got a lifegaurd aquatics quietflow 4000 rated for 991 gph being shipped to me. Right now im using 400 gph pump that used to be used on our pond that has been upgraded now.

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Here are a couple of photos of my sump. It came out extremely well and I couldn't be more satisfied with it. The first chamber houses the skimmer, then you have bubble traps, followed by a refugium(which is currently empty) and lastly is the return. Overall, very impressed with it. Click image for larger version

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Also, forgot to mention it is a 20 long..


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