Above tank sump pics?

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  1. AdrianTregoning

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    Any links for photos here on MASA of sumps that are above a tank? I'd really appreciate that! ;)

    Yes, yes, I tried the search already.. :biggrin:
     
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    The only one I can recall is Tom's tank Tom`s tank - Marine Aquariums of South Africa although looking at the pics I don't think it was strictly 'above' his tank, more sort of behind it and slightly higher, I think.

    It's not a very popular style of setup, but just as functional as a 'below' sump. Do you need help setting one up? I think I've got a diagram in one of my books of an upstream sump, I can take a photo of it if you want.
     
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    This is the only one I can think of..sure there was more, just can't remember...found a few on the Internet also...sorry...don't recall saving the info..I'm looking into a 2 Tier Sump and needed info on piping..this Thread just ended...think it never got completed...
    Hope some of this helps you...:blush:
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    Punk's Cube Design - Marine Aquariums of South Africa

    Some of the pic's I got off the Internet...
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    Thanks!! :thumbup:

    I guess it's not popular because of how unsightly the hood end up being. Which book is it from? I have a few old ones. I'm still toying with the idea of what type of sump setup to go with. Exploring options at the moment... :whistling:

    That's a pretty complex setup, wow.

    I was at a shop the other day, and a very friendly chap started talking to me, says he's also on MASA. It's great to see how enthusiastic people are about the hobby! This website is extremely useful... (and the people posting) I love it already - have been stalking the forums for a while.
     
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    Reef Invertebrates by Anthony Calfo, but I've just remembered I sold the book a while ago, the diagram was near the front of the book, in the first chapter I think.
     
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    Ah ok, I don't have that one.. Thanks anyway though :)
     
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