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Old 01-30-2011, 05:26 PM   #1
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Hi. Was wondering how I could make a sump For my 30 gallon long.
I have a spare 10 gal I would like to use. Any pictures or words on how to set it up would be great. I would like a refugium in it. Also what type of return pump should I get? Thanks
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Old 01-30-2011, 07:04 PM   #2
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drawing of a basic setup in my profile also a couple of photo's of a sump made for refugium,as for the return pump depends on your drain to the sump,are you using a overflow box?
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I'm not sure should I use one.. I've heard good things about them
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it's going to be super hard to make a sump with a refugium, out of a 10 gallon tank. it's very small. i fear the refugium would be too tiny to be of value.
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it's going to be super hard to make a sump with a refugium, out of a 10 gallon tank. it's very small. i fear the refugium would be too tiny to be of value.
This is true,didn't take notice of size,maybe just a sump for equipment and LR or chaeto
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No point in any of this. Just get a HOB skimmer. If you already have one then just run it that way. No point of a sump on a 30 gallon. Usually a 30 gallon is the minimum size to use as a sump. Put a gecko in the 10 gallon, even then might be too small lol
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This is true,didn't take notice of size,maybe just a sump for equipment and LR or chaeto
What is chaeto? And what do you mean
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Oooooohhh!! I remember this it's a macroalgae. Thanks very informative.. If I did use a rubbermaid container, what would be a good way to glue it? I really like the advantages of a sump.(like not seeing evaporation in main tank, cleanliness of main, etc.) also, if you could give me a picture of one like that or anything it would
Be great. There's not much info on it..
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