Baffle Height

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    I wanna get this glass cut before I leave work today so I'm wondering what height I should use. Bottom to the rim is 15 1/2" so I was thinking baffles after the skimmer at 12", middle 2" off the bottom. After that, I'm doing a small fuge, mainly for chaeto and a little rock, and was thinking of 2 baffles at 10"/ea with the first set flush and the second set 2" off the bottom. Do yall think this would work well?
     
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    This is the basic idea. Screenshot_2014-01-02-07-04-48.jpg
     
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    I'm sure you cut it already but it's all wrong!!!

    Just kidding you should be fine like that
     
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    Nope. But I was thinking...do I need to do the third baffle after the skimmer a little shorter?
     
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    Just make sure the height of your baffles falls within the required water level for your skimmer. Otherwise you'll need to make a small stand for it.
     
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    Yeah, I read that and may have to shorten them. But if I do like the picture, does the third baffle need to be shorter so water can cascade over that one?
     
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    Every sump I've ever made had the baffles all the same height but, if you want the past one can be cut shorter
     
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