Sump Question

Discussion in 'Resources' started by Jeff Rehling, Aug 23, 2016.

  1. Jeff Rehling

    Jeff Rehling Guest

    Here is the sump i bought from another BAR member. I know this setup isn't correct, but the skimmer barely fits in the middle chamber. This is a temp sump until i have the funds to get the bigger one but I want to start the tank. Should I start it with this setup, or wait to get the final equipment?
     

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  2. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    Wait and do it right the 1st time.


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  3. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    Just don't wait too long like @Vhuang168 :D
     
  4. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    I'm in no hurry to get the 190 up, though the collecting has gotten a little out of hand. I currently have 4 tanks holding fish/inverts that will be consolidated into 2 tanks.

    And this from the guy who doesn't have a tank yet! :p.

    Better to take forever and do it right once than to rush into it and have to do it again the right way.


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  5. nly04

    nly04 Guest

    I just pick up this sump for my 40 gal project for $60. It 20g sump, platium series, middle chamber is 8x8".
     

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  6. BSAJim

    BSAJim Supporting Member

    My tank transfer rockwork experience is testament to this. I am grappling deciding between in-tank repairs, pulling out rock and re-doing, and starting all over with all new rockwork. :mad:
     

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