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Old 07-14-2008, 05:58 PM   #11
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Ok, This is my master plan, tell me what you think, i am going to replace the biocube filter with purigen in a mesh bag(this is in the first compartment), then i am going to replace the Bioballs in the second compartment with LR rubble, then i wasn't really sure if i should replace the original pump in the third compartment or the sponge(which is blue)?
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That's what I do, but I don't have any sponges in my filter.
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Old 07-14-2008, 06:30 PM   #13
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But you think that the pump in the third compartment is fine? i have a maxi-jet 400 in my tank as well.
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That pump is designed to be there, I would leave it. You may want to have the LR rubble in the 1st compartment above the pump so the purigen won't have too much flow through it possibly causing it to break into smaller pieces....basically, give it a buffer zone. You can also smash up the rubble, the more surface area, the better.
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Old 07-14-2008, 07:24 PM   #15
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Just to be clear (i know I'm slow). I should put the puriten in compartment one, have nothing in copartment 2 and have the pump and the LR rubble in copartment 3?

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No you are not slow, I just misunderstood how the compartments are set up.
Compartment 1, purigen, #2 LR rubble, #3 leave it as it is.
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Ok, now it makes complete sense. Thank you so much! When i finish the upgrades I'l let you know how everything goes.
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