1. craig redfern

    craig redfern

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    hello again
    Its getting closer to my big tank move which will be on Saturday, i need to purchase a skimmer but have no space in the sump because of the DSB which i have decided to keep(the sump has only got 3 compartments) which will be the better option the hang on or the external?
     
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  3. NJH

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    I would go for external. You have more to choose from.
     
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    Yep external what is your system volume bud
     
  5. craig redfern

    craig redfern Thread Starter

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    Thanks for the advise i was swinging towards an external @ roderigo 300L
     
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    Oh ok what did you have in mind bud I have about the same volume in my tank I'm using a deltec apf 600 and its doing a fantastic job ?
     
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    Definitely external.
     
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    Post a pic of the sump and give the dimensions.

    How much space do you have next to the sump? Can you even place an external next to it?
     
  9. craig redfern

    craig redfern Thread Starter

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    @RiaanP plenty of space next to the sump i have made a stand much bigger than the actual tank and sump to use as a cupboard for all my equipment so i wont have a problem there, thanks again for all the advise on my last thread, once i have moved everything i will post some pic's
     
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    Should the external over flow (it happens some times) then the floor will be very wet....
     
  11. craig redfern

    craig redfern Thread Starter

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    I am also going to be needing to purchase a chiller any suggestions? i have been told that freezing bottles of water work??
     
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    Look at the Hailea chillers. They seem to be the best bang for buck. Frozen water is just a temporary measure, and can also drop the water temp far too quickly.
     
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