if u could build a new sump what would be in it?

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    swampland

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    i plan on building a new sump and have lexan to build a 54"X14"X14". how would you build it and what would you put in your sump if you were to do a new sump right now. any suggestions would be appreciated.

    stats: 130 gal reef tank
     
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    skimmer, fuge, return section
     
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    how big would ur fuge be and what would be in it? sand depth?

    u wouldnt put an algae scrubber? i must say what i have been reading is intriguing....
     
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    I wouldnt put in an algae scrubber because they are very messy and noisy, but they do work wonders. I have one currently and I am changing because of the things mentioned above.

    I would make my fuge as big as i could and no sand, only rocks and macro algae.
     
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    Cheeser I Love Reefer

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    well.....one of the most important things is...the bigger the better...i would some room for my skimmer to fit dowmn there...maybe even as a hang on back on the sump...a good bubble trap before the return and before the fuge...
     
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    I *did* rebuild my sump :) It's a 65g pond liner tub...has all of my equipment, including a fuge.
     
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    Do you have a pic?
     
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