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Old 01-25-2012, 05:40 AM   #1
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55 Gallon Tank, Refugium Sump Start

Alright so after having so many issues in my tank the last month and all of the forum pages I have read its come to my attention that a custom sump will help alot of my issues and help the overall quality of my tank. So I am starting with a 20 gallon tank and going to be customizing the Refugium setup myself. The only thing I cannot seem to find are measurements for each chamber. I know the BIO chamber is by far the biggest, but do the other 2 need to be only large enough for what goes in them or is there a ratio I should be using? Also some overall dimension planning would be greatly appreciated. Height of each chamber etc. Once I have a solid or what I think is solid design I will post here and see what you all think.
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http://www.michiganreefers.com/forum...-sump-how.html

Check that out.. Im currently I'm the middle of building almost the exact same thing based on these plans. Instead of using cut glass, I am using plastic cutting boards from Walmart ( got the idea from MR X ). It's cheaper than plexi and glass plus you can cut it yourself.
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