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post #1 of 2 Old 12-03-2009, 02:53 PM Thread Starter
To sump or not to sump?

With regard to my 5x2x2, should I bother with a sump or not?
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post #2 of 2 Old 12-04-2009, 03:16 AM
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a sump adds to the water volume of the tank. the more water volume you have, the less things change as fast and the more stable it becomes. a sump is also a great place for a skimmer, heaters, carbon/phosban reactors and other equipment as well as a refugium with macro algaes.
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