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Old 03-10-2011, 02:41 PM   #1
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Building a wet/dry sump

I am getting ready to build a wet/dry filter for my 125 gallon New World Cichlid tank. I have been looking for plans/diagrams online, but have not had much luck. I will be using a 29 gallon glass tank for the sump. I guess my biggest concern is how to make the spraybar above the bio-media. If anyone knows of anywhere to find some plans please let me know. Any and all advice is appreciated.

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Google "Melev's Reef". There's a ton of information about sumps on his site.

A trickle design would be easier than a spray bar. You'd just need a piece of plastic to cover the biomedia and drill a bunch of holes in it.
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Google "Melev's Reef". There's a ton of information about sumps on his site.

A trickle design would be easier than a spray bar. You'd just need a piece of plastic to cover the biomedia and drill a bunch of holes in it.

Thanks Jim, the trickle design is what I had in mind, wasnt thinking when I said spraybar. I will check out melevs reef. Thanks for the information!
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