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Old 09-26-2005, 02:59 AM   #1
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Starting a FOWLR 55gal I need help with filtration and skimming.

Heres the catch. Only hang on back. No sump or canister filtration =-(. Any ideas as far as filtration and skimming? I'll prolly pack 50 pounds of ls and a good 60 pounds of lr in there.
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Old 09-26-2005, 08:24 AM   #2
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With the addition of lr, mechanical filtration really isn't necessary. Unless you want to use it as a source of added flow. I would remove any filter media and fill the hob with lr rubble. Or just skip it totally and add a couple powerheads for water movement. Skimming always helps but in my opinion, isn't really necessary in a fo system. I have a few tanks and use both methods successfully.
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Cool thanks fluff for the info. I'll prolly just keep the hob filter and put lr rubble in it. Thanks
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