A lot of aquarists nowadays use a [tag-tec]sump[/tag-tec] on their aquariums. I know I do – every single salt water aquarium I have ever run has had a sump attached with the exception of one which even to this day I wish I had done so.
So what is a sump and how can you benefit from having one.
A sump is basically another [tag-tec]aquarium[/tag-tec] (or something else which is saltwater safe) which is housed underneath or near to the main display aquarium. The sump is a location where you can install various pieces of equipment such as but not limited to protein skimmers, heaters, auto water top up device, calcium reactors etc. [Read more]