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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I just bought a 75 gallon reef ready tank, and I'm just wondering on what size of a sump to use and how do I go about turning a tank into a sump with a refugium?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So I Have A 55 Gallon Tank And A 30 Gallon Tall Tank I Am Thinking About Using As A Refugium/Sump but I have some questions 1. Can My Refugium/Sump Have Only One Chamber.ive seen them with the baffles but wanted to know can I do it with out them. 2. Can The Sump Refugium House Fish? 3 What...
  3. Freshwater Discussion
    Hi, I am setting up a 150gal tank with a 75gal sump for my oscar and I wanted some ideas on the sump setup. I plan to incorporate a ~35 gal planted refugium as part of the sump setup and I was curious about what plants might work well in there. Also does anyone have any thoughts on a good...
  4. Reefing Equipment
    Hello, I just bought a sump for my aquarium and I'm trying to figure out how I can add a refugium to it. it's a RS-75 eshopps sump (This is the only thing that would fit under the stand of my 72 gallon bow front...the way this tank was made makes it almost impossible to put anything under it...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    right now i have a 60g display reef tank and a eshopps sump ("RS-100"). the sump houses a return pump and a protein skimmer. My question is, "do I really need a protein skimmer if I want to turn this into a refugium?" It will be a deep sand bed with a catamorpha and some live rock. I am also...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    has anyone used this stuff? i was going to use it in my refugium but was reading some bad reviews and thought i would get some input before I put it in. also if I do use it do I have to change it out after 6 months because it says do not disturb it after it is established
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I feel kinda dumb asking this question BUT... My 15 gallon sump is in my cabinet. Its so tight with plumbing and such I cannot get a light in there to grow red algea in the sump but I do want to use it for bio media ie. live sand and LR. Since its in the dark is this a no go? I'm afraid if I...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Just finished setting up my 90 gal reef ready and my refugium under the tank and the refugium keeps gurgling at the bulkhead on refugium and is very loud. I have it plumbed with a straight down PVC and was wounding if it needs to have a 90 installed. The pump is a magdrive 9. When I valve the...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I would like to have a sump/refugium for my 29 gal biocube that will fit in the biocube cabinet. I would be interested in doing a diy sump. Does anyone have any sug. on design. space is small in cabinet, 18deepx15wide. any thoughts would be great. thanks
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