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    Hi I have just aquired a 44gal tank which included a 30 gal sump tank. I am keeping the tank tropical and I just wondered if anyone had any advice as to what media I should use in the sump tank for filtration. Thanks in advance

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    It depends on the type of filter you are using. For a wet/dry filter or trickle filter I use plastic pot scrubbers or bioballs.
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    Yea it'll be trickle filter. Do I need activated carbon?

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    Nope... no carbon is required. In fact you will find that most people here do not use carbon at all. I just started a 72g project and built a 20g long sump from scratch. You can check it out here if you want some info - http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...d.php?t=110372
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