To follow up on this debate, here are some factors. Which way do they cut (in favor of CC
) for the base. This is FO
tank with no "critters" likely.
1. Aesthetic appeal (I know subjective)
2. Cost (LS
must be much more expensive)
3. Increases chances of scratching the acrylic (the more the pellets float around, the more likely they will inadvertently be rubbed against the tank walls during cleaning causing scratching).
4. Biological impact (but we already will have extensive biological filtration in the Wet-Dry as well as a Protein Skimmer).
5. Ease of cleaning.