Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 09-11-2003, 04:19 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Activist
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Las Vegas (...or lost wages)
Posts: 200
Send a message via AIM to TriggerHappy Send a message via MSN to TriggerHappy Send a message via Yahoo to TriggerHappy
Filstar XP2 & bio-media balls

I have a Filstar filter and want to use the bio media balls in one of the compartments. Wondering if anyone out there has a similar setup and is using the bio balls and if it helps the biological filteration. If anyone is familiar with this filter, which compartment should they be placed in? Thanks!
__________________

__________________
--TriggerHappy --2003

Tank Setup
_________________________
50 GAL FOWLR
Setup 9/11/2003
PicassoTrigger
Niger Trigger
Maroon Clown
BiColor Angel
P-H 8.2 Ammonia 0 Nitrite 0 Nitrate 10-15ppm
Crushed Coral 60lbs
1 MaxiJet 1200 PH, 1 ZooMed PH, XP2 Filstar


"I feel sorry for people who don't drink. They wake up in the morning and that's the best they're going to feel all day."
Dean Martin.
TriggerHappy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2003, 10:26 AM   #2
steve-s
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
I would not suggest bio-balls for surface media, instead try >>Bio Max<<. There will be much less chance of trapping detritus and has more surface area. Place it in the center basket and remember to rinse it at least once a month to remove large particle build up using syphoned tank water. Do not use plain water.

Cheers
Steve
__________________
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
balls, bio, filstar, media

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rena Filstar xp2 Julie Stuva General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 3 04-27-2009 09:14 AM
RENA Filstar XP2 usmcmarc Archive 0 02-25-2008 08:12 PM
Recommended bio media for Rena FilStar xP Canister Filters? tropicalfish General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 2 04-11-2007 07:06 PM
FS: Rena Filstar xp2 - PA Archive 0 01-30-2006 05:20 PM
bio balls & nitrates supermarvin76 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 7 08-22-2005 10:30 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:22 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.