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Old 01-11-2013, 08:29 AM   #1
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what else do i put in the sump ?

I have a chamber of bio balls with grate at bottom than smimmer back into balls on the right where the return is what can i put i there? reef tank? thankyou people!
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Old 01-11-2013, 08:36 AM   #2
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Old 01-11-2013, 08:37 AM   #3
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Sorry had trouble uploading one end up with three haha
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Old 01-12-2013, 08:20 AM   #4
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I have no clue what you are really asking...Are you asking if you can use this system on a reef tank? Normally these setups are used with FOWLR setups and frowned upon for reefs. This is due to the bioballs creating excess nitrates if they aren't maintained properly, I'd say cleaning them at minimum monthly. We usually stick with refugium setups in reef tanks to export nurtients instead. Is it possible to use on a reef tank though? Yes, but I wouldn't try it myself.
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Okay thankyou. So theirs no way i cant use this with a reef? Is there anything else i cld put in the last chamber? Live rock etc
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I'd put a protein skimmer. A real necessity for a reef IMO.
And you can use it as a reef if you keep the balls and sump cleaned well. If anything isn't properly maintained it won't work, ya know?
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