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sump filtration question

Discussion in 'Filtration / ULNS' started by nigelk, Dec 31, 2013.

  1. nigelk

    nigelk Registered

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    i am planning to replace my sump as mentioned on other threads, i am now in 3 camps DSB, LR or Bio-balls plus the usual skimmer, phis reactor, and ill add small rotor with carbon in ?
    Only planning on fish and softies in my DT at the moment taking it very steady its will be about 500ltrs including the new sump

    opinions welcome
     
  2. diver 807

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    first compartment inlet with filtersock second dsb 6" deep ,chaeto lit 24/7 last return to main tank.
     
  3. chippypah

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    How many section is it going to have, as above for first compartment but skimmer next the DSB and finally return section.
     
  4. nigelk

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    3 compartments as my old one slimmer and phos reactor +poss calc reactor middle big enough for a good dsb and end one return and poss carbon reactor but just wondered about the other options for filter media ?
     
  5. diver 807

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    oops forgot the skimmer ,thanks chippypah
     
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