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  1. Default Simple sump question


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    I was thinking about building a sump but need to know how big of a sump it should be for a 75 gal tank?? I want to check on prices
    Cichlid Addict



    Aquarium 1:
    29 Gal with 1 Tigar Oscar

    Aquarium 2:
    10 Gal is the start of my Saltwarter tank.... Still in the process Cycling

    Aquarium 3:
    75 gal tank Saltwater

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    anything from 10-40g should be fine.

    Just depends on what equipment you want to put in it and how much space you have

  3. #3

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    You can also consider a DIY sump.
    -Dr. James

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    DIY is best as you can customize it to suit your needs while saving a ton of cash. The pre-built ones border on highway robbery price wise. And you should try to fit the biggest that you can in the space that you have. Well, make sure that it's within reason so that you have room to work. The higher the total volume of water, the more stable things will be.

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    I know they are expinsive thats why I thought to make one... I priced one for allmost 200
    Cichlid Addict



    Aquarium 1:
    29 Gal with 1 Tigar Oscar

    Aquarium 2:
    10 Gal is the start of my Saltwarter tank.... Still in the process Cycling

    Aquarium 3:
    75 gal tank Saltwater

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    beeing new to sumps... what good are refugium for
    Cichlid Addict



    Aquarium 1:
    29 Gal with 1 Tigar Oscar

    Aquarium 2:
    10 Gal is the start of my Saltwarter tank.... Still in the process Cycling

    Aquarium 3:
    75 gal tank Saltwater

  7. #7

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    Lots of things- you can grow algae, keep 'pods, injured fish, feeder fish, etc...
    -Dr. James

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