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Old 02-01-2012, 10:28 PM   #11
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I plan on having a decent sized skimmer and no refugium. If the skimmer stays under 15 X 10 inches or so it should all fit. i figure about 5 inches for the return pump, an inch or two for the baffle and whatever space is left over for the skimmer.
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Here is a rough draft for my sump they are 2 10 gal tanks with a short 4 1/2 inch wide pipe between them
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Old 02-03-2012, 05:19 PM   #13
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Honestly man imo if your gonna do that much modding with 2 10gs your better off either buying a 20 long or just buying some acylic and do a fully custom setup
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Old 02-05-2012, 02:19 AM   #14
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Honestly man imo if your gonna do that much modding with 2 10gs your better off either buying a 20 long or just buying some acylic and do a fully custom setup
Yeah but the problem isn't the modding it's getting it to fit in those crappy stands pressboard stands lol
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Old 02-05-2012, 03:41 AM   #15
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Here's a picture of my 30 gallon if it helps. it's pretty standard. But if take out the fuge it would be about the same size as a 20 high. Do you plan on having an auto top off?
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Old 02-05-2012, 03:47 AM   #16
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Sorry here it is
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Old 02-05-2012, 10:48 PM   #17
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That looks good. I'm at a bad spot now I was going to do a in tank overflow but I'm worried my 55 gallon tank has a tempered bottom. And I also think that I'm going to have to build my own stand.
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Old 02-05-2012, 11:00 PM   #18
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You could always drill through the side. You can make a box or get a kit from glass-holes.com A good lfs will drill the tank for you fairly cheap and they could probably tell you it is tempered or not.
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Here is the tank. It doesn't have any markings for a manufacturer on it.
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Old 02-06-2012, 03:27 AM   #20
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If I were you I would try the sides. As far as I know they are not tempered. And as for building a stand, if you have a miter saw and a drill it's not too bad depending on how fancy you want it
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