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Old 11-11-2019, 08:04 PM
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Yeah simple sumps are the best way to go. I know a lot of people really like having many chambers and many options in a sump but when it comes to the long-term care and maintenance and adaptability sump really needs to be simple
My thinking too. My last one only had 2 baffles and worked great. Now just need the glass and I can get it set up.
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Old 11-12-2019, 05:10 PM
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I'm very much a DIY guy. Chaeto reactors look interesting. Will have to do a bit more research. I am leaning towards leaving the room for a fuge in the sump so I can decide later exactly what I want to do with it.
interesting...
might be the way to repurpose an old kalk reactor...
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Old 11-12-2019, 05:12 PM
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Moved the fuge to the other side. Compartments from left to right are the return, skimmer, and fuge. The fuge will be fed by teeing off the return line. I think this will be the final revision. LOL
why not just have the fuge fed by the drain?
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why not just have the fuge fed by the drain?
With a bean animal system I've heard teeing off the drain isn't the best idea.
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Old 11-21-2019, 01:59 PM
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Wouldn't teeing off the drain means you have less flow into the fudge to keep the turn over low so not to disturb whatever is in it? This is assuming your drain is going to the middle chamber.

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Wouldn't teeing off the drain means you have less flow into the fudge to keep the turn over low so not to disturb whatever is in it? This is assuming your drain is going to the middle chamber.

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My plan was to tee off the return and use a ball valve to control the flow to the fuge.
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Old 11-24-2019, 02:43 AM
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Okay that works too.

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Old 11-24-2019, 05:27 AM
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Got the baffles installed and the sump leak tested. All good to go. Now to get in the stand and get my tank plumbed. Can't upload pics from my phone for some reason.
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