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Old 04-10-2012, 06:59 AM   #1
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sump setup?..

So im putting a new sump in my aquarium... i only have 1 question... besides the skimmer... is it possible to have only live rock and sand without the alge?...
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:29 PM   #2
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Yes that's how I had mine for a while
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You can...usually deep sand beds are used inside the sumps as they aren't easily disturbed there. Depends on how deep your sand bed is in your DT and how much room you have in the sump.
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In my DT i got like 5" of sandbed... about how much sandbed would i need in the sump?.. and does it have to be rubble rock?...
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I got two inches and preferably rubble yes
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Old 04-10-2012, 02:12 PM   #6
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Ok.. thank.you for the help.. =)
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