Rebuilding my sump....

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  1. Renannchen

    Renannchen

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    Hey guys my sump is leaking and is just too small for all my equipment, so now im upgrading.. i just want a few sump ideas, the dimentions of the new sump is 850 x 500 x 500 just want to space out my stuff a bit.. knw its not a good idea to just fit a new sump, but im going to run the sump with my original for a couple of weeks moving my dsb slowly and making it a bit deeper..

    Sump dimentions: 850 x 500 x 500
    i want a compatment for: RP, skimmer, DSB, Outlet from overflow, And heaters
     
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    trad Fish, thats the word!

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    how high is your stand?? and how long is your tank
     
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    trad Fish, thats the word!

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    450 is all you need with the water level at about 350mm, easy to get equiment in and out, and does add useless volume to you tanks total volume.

    I would put a shelf for floss in the first comparment from the overflow in order to catch all the *** from the fish.

    DSB will be about 18cm deep that leaves a ton of water space for chaeto in the dsb.
    If you are redoing the sump make sure you do a dorso at the same time.
     

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