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    Im about to purchase a 1.2m tank. I need to know in terms of sump what size the devitions in the sump needs to be. Lfs said I need to get 90cm sump. I want to have soft coral in DP later. Do I need to have dsb or what is best way to go for sump
     
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    You dont have to have a DSB, provided you have another way to remove nutrients.
    That said, a DSB would work well for a softie tank. If you are going DSB you need to make it as large as possible for it to be effective.
    What equipment are you planning on running, skimmer etc?
     
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    Ts2 or octo 600l skimmer. Havent purchased yet.
     

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