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Old 07/17/2017, 09:48 AM   #1
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Sump question

Hey guys so thIs sump that came with my 75g tall set up is a 20g high glass tank anyways unlit I have the $ to get a plexiglass custom I'm making a dollar a Gallon special so do I use same 20g high size or the 20g long ?? Is there and benefit in either ?

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Old 07/17/2017, 10:06 AM   #2
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I would think if under the stand the long would be easier to get equipment in and out for maintenance. Also your compartments will be wider allowing equipment to fit easier.

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Old 07/17/2017, 12:43 PM   #3
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Long most likely, footprint will likely dictate given sump needs.

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Old 07/18/2017, 09:56 AM   #4
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20 Long. Ease of maintenance is a big factor in everything I do. You will always be more likely to keep up husbandry if its not something that you dread getting into.

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