GEO's Auto Filter Roll Sumps aka Roller Mat eye candy

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The AFR Sumps use the Clarisea SK5000 and SK3000 auto filter rolls. Depending on the model sump you purchase they can handle 1320 or 800 GPH.
Having multiple SK5000 would multiply the flow they can handle? I am thinking of one of these for a 500gallon build, if we calculate a 10x flow rate trough the sump, I would need something that can handle 5000g per hour, is that possible with a rollermat? Or would you suggest to swap it for classic filter socks?
 
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Having multiple SK5000 would multiply the flow they can handle? I am thinking of one of these for a 500gallon build, if we calculate a 10x flow rate trough the sump, I would need something that can handle 5000g per hour, is that possible with a rollermat? Or would you suggest to swap it for classic filter socks?
First why do you need 10x turn over? I do not look at turn over as much as how efficient is the removal of waste by the sump. AFRs are very effective to remove waste and keep it out. Socks on the other hand leave it in the water until you remove the sock and replace with a clean one. Combining AFRs with a good skimmer and I would say you can knock that 10x theory to 5x. So to answer your question the wider the roll and the micron size of the fleece will determine the flow an AFR can handle. So 2 x Clarisea SK5000 would give you double the flow of one. If that number does not meet the flow you desire then socks would be the alternative.
 

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First why do you need 10x turn over? I do not look at turn over as much as how efficient is the removal of waste by the sump. AFRs are very effective to remove waste and keep it out. Socks on the other hand leave it in the water until you remove the sock and replace with a clean one. Combining AFRs with a good skimmer and I would say you can knock that 10x theory to 5x. So to answer your question the wider the roll and the micron size of the fleece will determine the flow an AFR can handle. So 2 x Clarisea SK5000 would give you double the flow of one. If that number does not meet the flow you desire then socks would be the alternative.
That sounds alright. I really want to get one of your sumps, they are gorgeous. But, do you produce them with double AFRs? If yes, do you have any pictures?
 
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That sounds alright. I really want to get one of your sumps, they are gorgeous. But, do you produce them with double AFRs? If yes, do you have any pictures?
There are several posted on our Facebook and Instagram.
 

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Some of our recent GEO Automatic Filter Roll Sumps






@geo I like the idea of the sump design with the automatic filter roller. Especially the 5th picture that is black and Red design theme which will fit on my theme design. I would like to know what is the dimension of that sump? Can you also give the dimension of the Skimmer section.

Thank you for the reply back.

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@geo I like the idea of the sump design with the automatic filter roller. Especially the 5th picture that is black and Red design theme which will fit on my theme design. I would like to know what is the dimension of that sump? Can you also give the dimension of the Skimmer section.

Thank you for the reply back.

Always,

Jay
That is the 46” AFR here is all the info: https://www.geosreef.com/product/geo-su46r-pro-rm/
 

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