Aquarium Plumbing Guide Part II: Basic & Advanced Plumbing Schemes - In this second part of the article I would like to present two example plumbing schemes for the beginner reefer-plumber. Both those ideas are based on my o
One of the most frequently asked questions in the reef aquarium hobby is "What is a sump?" Much of this confusion stems from the synonymous use of the words sump, wet/dry filter and refugium. Technically all three are sumps by definition, which simply means a reservoir or container of water. Check out this diagram to find out the differences and similarities of sumps, refugiums and wet/dry filters.