Seperate tank from same sump for frags and fish.

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  1. Jog

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    I want to build a seperate shallow tank next to my 6ft, running from the same sump, wich I want to use to keep frags and fish when needed. Any suggestions, ideas and plans for such a tank.
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Hey Jog, let the outlet pipe from the frag tank run straight into the first chamber of the sump and let a seperate return pump run from the last chamber back to the frag tank. Thats what I was planning on doing.
     
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    Makaeel, I have 1200mm avalable in legth and 600mm in with, what should the hight be and water level and size glass. I want to divide the 1200 in 3 rooms 400 each, or say two, one for fish and one for corals.
     
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    hi Jog, the height influences your lighting for the frags
    i have a tank that is 30cm high with water at 25cm, and i use a 150w mh and 2 t8's for it and the frags are doing well
     
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    Hey Jog. My choice is 350 high with the water level at 300.
     
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