im setting up a sump what do you suppose is best to put inside it?

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  1. Bilqis

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    My Tank is running fine without a sump chemical nd everything is perfect but I like trying new things so I'd like to know what all do I need inside of my sump?
     
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  3. Zandy

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    Water...lol...well I like using orca bio cubes. .works a charm in both my tanks
     
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    There are basically 3 types of filtrattion ... they are mechanical , biologic and chemical filtration .
    Mechanical filtration (skimmer , filter sock , poly fibre matting) in first chamber... return pump in last ...
    As for the rest is up to you ... options are among ... reactors , dosing pumps , dsb , macroalgae like cheato or caulerpa , liverock , orca cubes ... the list goes on and on
     
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    Best thing I ever put into my sump was an abusive maroon clown :p
     
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    easier to set up an auto top up. Can set it finer so only small percentage new RO water enters a system. Else you have to work with full display surface area to fill a few millimetres before the ATU stops, and that can be a few litters. Resulting in the salinity variance to be a lot more extreme.
     
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    @Fred why you put the maroon clown in the sump and why was it the best thing you did??
     
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