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Old 03-12-2013, 04:08 AM   #1
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octopus skimmer, sits on bottom? sump query

My knowledge of tanks is limited to freshwater but I need help setting up a sump and skimmer correctly:

The black skimmer is the one I plan to use, is it in the correct position? I have a pump for it and a few parts that are not in the photo, tubes basically..

Can I set it up as shown, resting on the sump floor, and fill the remaining space with large base rocks? I also have macro algae and could light my sump to make a fuge, not sure if I need to add a slot to separate the rock area from the fuge.

Does this square acrylic piece have any significance in my dilemma?

Got it all off CL so I don't have a guide... But thanks for the help in advance!
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:15 AM   #2
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You have it right and the rock will be fine in there. I'm not sure what the square thing is for. Does it fit anywhere? Maybe a lid
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