DIY Sump Plans
What is a Sump and Do You Need One?
Your About Guides explain what a sump is, how it is used, the many designs and set ups one has to choose from, and what benefits it can provide your system.
Cheap, Easy DIY Aquarium Sumps
Cheap, Easy DIY Aquarium Sumps are everywhere. Why pay a fortune for a commercially made aquarium sump if you don't have to? Here are a number of ideas for cheap, easy Do It Yourself Sumps.
Dog's Sump Page
From Dogs Reef Pages, a sump design schematic that incorporates a live sand/refugium chamber into it.
Glass Tank Sump Plans
From the OZ Reef Marine Park DIY Plans, here are plans by DBW for a 180 liter (40 gallon) glass tank sump, which includes a diagram and photograph with the instructions on how to put it together.
From Richard Durso's My Chunk of Ocean website, under the Hardware Used-Sump Configurations section you'll find plenty of photographs and instructions on sumps that Richard has built, as well as overflow and stand-pipe sets.
From The Cyber Reef Guru site by Thomas Sasala, schematic drawings for sump designs. To access this info, click on the Do It Yourself link on Thomas' Home Page and then "Sump Drawings".