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Old 08-19-2017, 12:15 AM   #1
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Upgrading tips

Im planning on upgrading from a 55 g tank to something larger. I havemt decided on the size. Ive been thinking maybe going with a 125, 150, or maybe a 180. I dont have a sump for my 55 gallon and i was wondering if running a larger tank witbout one is a good idea? I have a friend who has a 100 gallon without a sump just a HOB protein skimmer and a large canister filter. Amd i wasnt sure if a larger tank than thag could function with out a sump. And if i do put a sump i plan on making it as skmple as possible. Maybe just a skimmer, carbon and phosphate reactors. I would really like a refugium too...whag are your thoughts? Thanks
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Larger is usually easier. The solution is always dilution.
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Larger is usually easier. The solution is always dilution.
So it would be a good idea to have a sump for the upgrade?
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