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Old 04-13-2005, 02:11 PM   #1
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Placing a CPR CY194 bio-filter in a 55gal sump

Hi all:

I want to place a CPR CY194 bio-filter in a 55 gal sump. The problem is I believe that the bio-filder is an enclosed filter. Is there some way that I could make it a part of a larger sump. Do I need to drill a hole in the bio-filter? so the water will continue into the rest of the 55 gal tank?

How do you feel is the best way to use the bio-filter in with the larger 55 gal tank?

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Old 04-13-2005, 04:55 PM   #2
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The cy194 is 12.5 inches wide which makes it too wide to fit inside my 55gal sump. I'd check the width on yours. I have mine on a shelf above the sump and it dumps into the sump. I attached a picture of my set up
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