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Old 07-13-2005, 06:18 PM   #1
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Pods in sump/fuge

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I have a question. I have a lot, and I mean a lot, of Pods in my sump. I use a Mag 7 for the return and it has a prefilter on it. I have recently noticed a decline in the Pod population in display tank. Is it better to have the prefilter on or off ? Will some make it through ? Just wondering....Thanks.
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I would take the prefilter off. The prefilter may be preventing pods from getting blown into your display tank. I guess it really depends upon the prefilter-- how small of particles it filters. Pods are pretty small but I could see them being prevented from getting into the display tank with that filter on the pump. Also, a lot of members prefer not to have prefilters at all. They believe that the trapped detritus will cause an elevation in their nitrate levels.
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Old 07-13-2005, 06:48 PM   #3
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I would take it off as well. I do not use one on my return pump.
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