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Old 05-13-2012, 05:12 PM   #1
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Canister filters

How does the marine land multistage canister filter work? And to someone who has had first hand experience with it, is this a worth while upgrade from a hang on the back filter?
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:56 PM   #2
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Skimmer would be better canister filters are nitrate factories if not cleaned weekly
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:16 PM   #3
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So you are saying instead of using a canister I should use a hob filter and skimmer or should I get a skimmer and canister
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Just buy a good skimmer and you will not need the other. Best bet is a sump and skimmer
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I'm thinking about doing a sump but my tank isnt drilled so it would be easier to just get a skimmer. Unless you or someone else knows a good way to do a sump without drilling. What are good brands of skimmers
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Buy a overflow box
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:26 PM   #7
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OK. So I watched you YouTube video on your sump. Was it drilled or did you need the over flow box? And how much does it cost to build one?
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My tank is drilled, all i have is a 20g long tank that i made into a sump. Money depends on what you wanna achieve in sump
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OK so for the sump I would like to have a fuge a skimmer
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Melevsreef.com - DIY Glass Sump & Refugium

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