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Old 09-26-2012, 06:29 PM   #1
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Sump help

So I got my sump hooked up and when it passes the water back out it give the water millions of tiny little bubbles that I herd where bad for the tank any help with this
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:30 PM   #2
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You can add baffles in your sump to create a bubble trap.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:36 PM   #3
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You can add baffles in your sump to create a bubble trap.
I'm not sure what that is
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:53 PM   #4
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They're partitions in your sump that direct water up and over sections of your sump to eliminate micro bubbles. There are a few vids on youtube.
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They're partitions in your sump that direct water up and over sections of your sump to eliminate micro bubbles. There are a few vids on youtube.
I have three on one side
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They're partitions in your sump that direct water up and over sections of your sump to eliminate micro bubbles. There are a few vids on youtube.
I have three over ones
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You can put a sponge between one of the baffles or try a filter sock (but that would only reduce bubbles in the first compartment).
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You can put a sponge between one of the baffles or try a filter sock (but that would only reduce bubbles in the first compartment).
Well I have my sump in my middle compartment and both my over flow tubes flow down into the other two compartments
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Your sump in the middle of your sump? In confused........ Post a pic.
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Old 09-27-2012, 11:04 PM   #10
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You want your pump on one side of the sump. Not the middle. You want if flowing in one direction. I bet that why you have bubbles. There's one bubble trap and not two so the side without one is letting bubbles from the skimmer through.
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