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Old 01-20-2013, 12:32 AM   #1
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I always hear people at pet shops talk about how important air stones are even with reef tanks. Yet even at pet shops and pictures of other people tanks online I hardly ever see them. What am I missing
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:34 AM   #2
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I always hear people at pet shops talk about how important air stones are even with reef tanks. Yet even at pet shops and pictures of other people tanks online I hardly ever see them. What am I missing
Nothing but small current and increase surface area movement
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So with proper current like a healthy tank should have anyway, you would no longer need air stones?
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You don't want air stones. When the tiny bubbles pop in a saltwater rank there is more of a tiny splash than in freshwater. That gets on the lid, light covers, tank sides and everything else. Then the salt gets left behind when it dries.
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So with proper current like a healthy tank should have anyway, you would no longer need air stones?
Yeah when u say it like that
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