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Old 05-21-2007, 02:32 PM   #11
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I'm kind of curious about this.
If you are using it just to run media, like phosban and purigen, could Lindsay just go with a filter that is rated lower than her tank? We are assuming she has the 1.5-2 Lbs of rock per gallon....
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I just purchased the fluval 305 for just that purpose. To run purigen, rowaphose and any other media I deem necessary in the future. It has been running for less than a week and has helped remove most of the algae in my tank. Also my phosphates were at .25. After running the media over the last week and performing a 20% water change the phosphates have reduced to 0.03. I must also state that I added a smal cleaning crew, about 20 snails to the tank and they've been chomping away at the algae.
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Thanks chase. Do you like the Fluval? I definitley think I'm gonna try the canister route and fill it full with media, I just don't have ANY experience with them. I've been debating between the fluval and the XP series.
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Well its een running only a week but I love it so far. It is very quiet and easy to setup. No complaints.
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Cool, thanks. The price tag is what is shocking me, but I guess you have to pay for quality.

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