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Old 02-03-2016, 08:40 PM   #1
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So I've done my research and I know the basics of the salt water system. I want to set up maybe a 40 gal aquarium and I want to have a sump...but here's where I get confused, what exactly goes into the sump? Is there a right or wrong filtration item? I know you need a protein skimmer in one chamber but what exactly goes in the others?

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