Help with sump

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  1. aslam

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    Hi guy's, in the process of having my tank and sump built. Its a 600x500x600 cube,as a result there is very little space available for the sump.
    Is it possible to have just 2 chambers in the sump, 1st for skimmer then 2 baffles, the zeo reactor and return in the last chamber.
    The float switch for the r.o. top up will be in the same chamber as the zeo reactor and return pump, will this cause a problem with the water level.
    Thanks.
     
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    It will work fine.
    My sump is technically two chambers with the same layout as you propose (except have phosphate reactor in place of zeo). I havent had any issues with water level.
     
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    Is it possible for you to post a pic.
     
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    Will get one later today
     
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    Found an old pic. Overflow is on the right into a filter sock that sits next to the skimmer. Middle chamber has liverock, reactor and return pump. The retrun pump is in the far back left corner of the middle chamber and return line splits to supply water to left chamber (housed a misbehaving fish and chaeto). The ATO sensor is on the front pane in the middle of the centre chamber.
     
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    Much appreciated
     
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