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Old 04-10-2012, 01:47 PM   #1
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sump question with pics

My sump has been finished. Added a baffle to keep skimmer at 8" of water also added another baffle thats 6" for a 4" sand bed, macroalgae and pod condo. I don't need baffles for bubble because of the way the skimemr is made bubbles are not a problem. which allowed for more refugium space.Then the chamber for return pump. My question is how long should i wait to add water to test for leaks? If there are no leaks should i go ahead and fill it and start running it? or drain it and let is sit more? I used Marineland Silicon. Here is some pics! I have my cooling fan blowing across sump to help dry silicone

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Old 04-10-2012, 02:22 PM   #2
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2-3 days should be good for it to cure..my sump was running 3 days after building it
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Old 04-14-2012, 02:27 PM   #3
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2 days worked perfect!
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Old 04-14-2012, 02:33 PM   #4
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I will try tonight once my sump light comes on I will use my Iphone and make a short video!
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:50 AM   #5
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Here is the new sump/fuge

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