Phosphate media in overflow

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I have no space in my sump so I've put this in my overflow.

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Is this ok? My skimmer is now going into overdrive
 

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I would not do it. The flow is not enough especially with a durso standpipe.
 

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Its hard to tell in the pic but the return pipes siphon break (nearly an inch in length) is pumping out a jet of water directly onto the bag, much better than I was getting in my sump.
 

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It's not ideal. It's better to have your chemical filtration after your biological and mechanical filtration. ie. it should be after your skimmer and dsb if you have...
 

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