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Old 01-25-2011, 01:00 AM   #1
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Sump for a 72 gallon

I have a 72 gallon bow front. I was wondering how big of sump i should get
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Old 01-25-2011, 01:23 AM   #2
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Bigger is always better, really depends on how much room you have to store it.

I custom built my stand for my 72 bow front. I have a 29g sump and a 10g fuge in the stand.
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How much room do you have? I would go as big as possible. The increased water volume will help all around.
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I have enough room to do a 29g.
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Is your sump and refugium two different tanks?
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Mine are, just by choice, it's not necessary. Since I custom built my stand, it's 48 x 25, so I have a lot of room in there.
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I also have a 72bf, I have a 30gal sump under mine
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I would use at least a 25 gallons, but 30 gallons would be preferable. The bigger the better as stated above.
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