Sump Offline - How Long?

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by moz, 21 Mar 2008.

  1. moz

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    This morning I discovered that my floor was flooded, I have manage to conclude that the problem is the sump, I think I might have a crack under the DSB. How long can I run the tank with out the sump, which contains the skimmer and DSB? I have taken the sump off line and added a air pump to the display, and will do a 15% water change tomorrow. A related question is a new sump design, check out my proposal and please comment.

    Proposed Sump - Marine Aquariums of South Africa
     
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    Moz, I have a 3 ft tank you can collect as an stand in for the time being.
     
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    Cheers, I let you know tomorrow if I need it, I have small tank that I am going to try as soon as I get my existing sump out.
     
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    Can you fit the skimmer onto/into the display for a few days?
     
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    My temporary solution, emergency/mini sump. Always wondered why I bought that tank.
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    lol wow talk about cramed!!!
     
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