What The Sump To Do???

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by brentv, 10 Feb 2012.

  1. brentv

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    Hey Guys,
    Wanted to Start this Thread on what I should actually put in my new Sump I'm gonna design and build for a mainly Hard Coral tank with fishies too!
    DT will be 900L x 900W x 700H

    Space wise I am starting with a glass box 700 L x 600W x 500H (Water Level around 400 High )

    Now I have always been a fan of the more Biological way of filtering with a DSB and Chaeto ball and using Bacteria additives!

    Mechanical wise my current tank (2700L x 600W x 600H) I have been using a big skimmer a Calcium Reactor and just recently purchased a fluidising reactor which is used for Phos and Carbon. and I'm also running ammonia stones too

    I have seen a lot of you guys are using the Zeolite and other additive route instead of a DSB

    What I want to do is utilise my space in my new sump, keeping in mind it will be pretty stocked with hard corals mainly!
    I also use NSW I collect for my water changes!

    What recomendations in terms of filteration should I go?
    I have a pretty good idea but would like to get some imput, this will help my sump design and build!
     
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    Thanks Belinda, will check that one out;)
     
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