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Old 01-14-2013, 06:52 PM   #1
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10 gallon sump/refugium help

So right now I'm planing my sump I want you opinion on my sump plans. Let me finish them and I will post a pic.
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:15 PM   #2
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Ok so the widths inbetween each baffle is in the pic now hights.
Glass 1- 6 inches tall
Glass 2- 8 inches tall
Glass 3- 6 inches tall
Glass 4- 6 1/2 inches tall

Does this look ok? Idk if glass 3 and for are supposed to be even or not but you tell me what to do.
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:20 PM   #3
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Also if I should make them all taller.
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Old 01-14-2013, 09:06 PM   #4
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Old 01-15-2013, 04:18 PM   #5
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Can Somone help
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:23 AM   #6
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looks almost the same as my 20 long sump but I took my baffle height up to 9"

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you can see the turf scrubber I mentioned in the other thread hanging above the refugium
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Old 01-17-2013, 05:11 PM   #7
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Yea I just measured under my stand and it not wide enough 10 gallon it 10 inches wid my stand is only 9 so I have to take the back out then it will fit. But yea so that sump design will work? And also I need to keep the baffles low bc of when my pump is off and the water drains down.
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Will it be ok to tear my whole tank down but save the water and put all my live stock In the cooler I use for them then paint the tank and do a test run outside then set it all back up put the sand back in then the rock and then like an hour later put the livestock back in.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:23 PM   #9
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Where do I get aquarium grade sylacone or will regular stuff work. Also I need some help with the GPHs if I'm using 1 inch PVC on my 29 gal. What return pump should I use?
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:29 PM   #10
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maybe a little stressful on the live stock, I've not painted a tank yet myself but I've read that most people end up doing like 2-3 coats of paint so you should factor that in, you could possibly speed up drying time with a hairdryer, when I picked up my saltwater set up from CL I had the livestock in a bucket with an air stone for a couple of hours an they were fine, so maybe put a heater in the cooler and something to help aerate or circulate the water and it should be ok as long as you keep a close eye on them
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