Is it possible to have a vertical sump?

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My aquarium cabinet is much taller than it is wide, and i don't have space for a sump to be outside of the cabinet. Is there any effective way to make a tall sump? for reference, the cabinet is 28 inches tall and only 12 inches wide (the whole thing is 24 inches wide but there's a divider wall in the middle of it)

I currently use a canister filter that i clean weekly to avoid the nitrate factory, but of course a sump would be far more ideal than that.
 
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Isn’t that called a canister filter
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It depends your goals for using the sump. Basic must have is ability for it to hold the excess water when pump off. Should be able to accomplish that in the footprint/height you describe. Doing that and also having a spot for a skimmer may get a bit tougher tougher though.
 

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My aquarium cabinet is much taller than it is wide, and i don't have space for a sump to be outside of the cabinet. Is there any effective way to make a tall sump? for reference, the cabinet is 28 inches tall and only 12 inches wide (the whole thing is 24 inches wide but there's a divider wall in the middle of it)

I currently use a canister filter that i clean weekly to avoid the nitrate factory, but of course a sump would be far more ideal than that.
You don’t need a sump there are tanks running without it. Yes it has limitations.
 

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My aquarium cabinet is much taller than it is wide, and i don't have space for a sump to be outside of the cabinet. Is there any effective way to make a tall sump? for reference, the cabinet is 28 inches tall and only 12 inches wide (the whole thing is 24 inches wide but there's a divider wall in the middle of it)

I currently use a canister filter that i clean weekly to avoid the nitrate factory, but of course a sump would be far more ideal than that.
I’d suggest a Oase thermal canister filter. Other then the protein skimmer it has a pre filter, tons of media trays, and a built in heater. Basically a vertical sump.
 
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