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Old 02-04-2014, 09:18 AM   #1
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Wet dry to sump

I'm going to get rid of my wet dry and get a 20 gallon tank sump. How do I do this with water in the tank and how should my overflow drain pipe go into the first section? Just stick it in there and how many baffles should I have?
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Old 02-04-2014, 09:20 AM   #2
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I will get a picture of my current wet dry later
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Old 02-05-2014, 01:39 PM   #3
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It's hard to add overflow to an existing setup...

When you remove the bio section (wet dry), make sure you use media into the sump, or it can create cycle issues.
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I already have a wet dry and what do you mean use media into the sump
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Old 02-05-2014, 05:01 PM   #5
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I mean if you remove wet/dry (This is to keep good cycle?) the cycle will be disturbed ?
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Ohhh okay
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Old 02-05-2014, 05:04 PM   #7
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Ohhh okay
So if there's any biological filtration in this, you would probably want to put it somewhere in your sump temporarly so the cycle doesn't disturb...

Anyway, usually live rock do good biological filtration...

But your rocks seem a bit white on the your profile picture, is it dead rocks ?
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Yeah its being seeded
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Old 02-05-2014, 09:52 PM   #9
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Is the tank drilled or are you using an overflow box? Once I unplug the pump all the water from the tank stays put so if yours is the same you should be able to just switch them with no issues.
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Drilled but when I turn it off the sump gets really full and I dont know where to drill a hole in the return line at
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