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Discussion in 'Beginner Discussions' started by Antolo, 1 Sep 2009.

  1. Antolo

    Antolo

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    Please can someone put up a close up pic of their sump. I have set mine up and not sure if I have done it right. I want to have a deep sand bed and a section for live rock. Should each section flow into the next without being able to run back?
     
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  3. brentnorm

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    That should be how it works. My return pump is in the far right chamber, sand bed in the middle and return from tank in the left chamber which also houses my skimmer.
     
  4. Pugsly

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    post a pic of yours and lets see - discuss it and that way we can help a whole lot better
     
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    Have a look through the sump and refugium pics thread. Like Pugsly said, post a pic of yours ;)
     
  6. keyaam

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    Just an idea

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  7. Pugsly

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    perfectly done Keyaam!
    Well thats how all of the sumps should basically look
     
  8. Antolo

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    thanks a million for your guys help and that excellent drawing. I will take a pic tonight and post it and see if you guys think it is right
     
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