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Old 07-17-2012, 11:39 PM   #21
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So all I need is that float and storage tank?
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:40 PM   #22
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Depends on your environment I guess. It would all come down to the relative humidity in your house. Most folks are surprised though about how fast a 50+ gallon tank loses water, and the level of water loss is magnified since when running a sump, the only level that changes is the small area in your return section. My tank evaps roughly 7 gallons of water a week.
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:43 PM   #23
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As of now I'm goin through about 3 gal a week
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I'm in SW Florida
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:46 PM   #25
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Your running a 55 gal too rite
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Yup, a little higher RH probably where you are. 3 gallons a week isn't bad... but just remember with your small return section, that will probably translate to topping off manually at least 3 times a week to keep the water level above your return pump.
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57 DT with 20 gal sump... but it is open top as well.
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So we're almost running a similar setup (size wise anyways)
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:53 PM   #30
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Well thx for all your help
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