I would like some thoughts on a refugium for a FOWLR
12G (5' by 18"). I was thinking of a four chaber refugium.
Chamber 1 = Protein Skimmer
Chamber 2 = Live Sand and Algae (sand raised 1" from bottom suspended)
Chamber 3 = Live Rock (30-40 lbs)
Chamber 4 = Return Pump
This would run without a sock or filter pad. I am away for a whole week at a time. I can get someone to feed, but not deal with sock changes. I was planning to run skimmer into sealed 5 gallon bucket with alarm if it gets too high. What are your thoughts.