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A_Z
11/04/2015, 02:03 PM
What would be a better sump space use? A refugium or a protein skimmer for a seahorse tank?

touchingstoves
11/04/2015, 02:03 PM
Fuge, think Copepods, lower nitrates and phosphates, detoxing toxins. If you put live rock, that's more bio filtration for them messy mysis eaters

nuttyd
11/04/2015, 02:05 PM
Fuge.

vlangel
11/04/2015, 04:09 PM
I would worry about GBD unless you do big water changes. A fuge helps a lot with nutrient export but I don't know if it is as effective with dissolved organics as a protein skimmer so I would keep that in mind.

If your plants and LR are in the display you can still have a protein skimmer in the sump.

rayjay
11/04/2015, 09:03 PM
My vote goes to skimmer.

redhorse
11/18/2015, 10:01 AM
I would do both. :-) Skimmer in fuge---- Many do it that way.. :beer:

ThRoewer
11/19/2015, 01:15 AM
I would do both. :-) Skimmer in fuge---- Many do it that way.. :beer:

^^This.
What else would you put into a sump?

laga77
11/19/2015, 01:22 AM
I have both.

rayjay
11/19/2015, 08:03 AM
All my seahorse tanks have the live rock in them as it makes it much easier to view the seahorses and much easier to clean out the crap that provides nasty bacterial beds.