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Old 12/29/2017, 05:49 PM   #1
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Post Refugium sump designs, Please HELP!!

So I am going to build a refugium sump for my 46 gal tank. As of right now, I have a small wet/dry filter. I am looking for designs for refugiums. Please help me out, I will have a 20 gallon long tank to use. Please help!!

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Old 01/03/2018, 12:52 AM   #2
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The simple 3-chamber design works well and is fairly common. There are variations on the design where you have Skimmer, Fuge, Return -or- Fuge, Skimmer, Return -or- Skimmer and Fuge on the ends, with a Return in the middle. Just make sure the comartments are large enough to fit the equipment you intend to use. This might give you some ideas:

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