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Old 11-14-2012, 10:52 AM   #1
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I have a marine tank I'm about to set up with an external filter , shall I fill this with live rock and let that act as my filter media or shall I leave the current filter media in there
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What kind of external filter are you talking about?
Canister filter - no
Wet/dry/sump without a refugium - no
Refugium - yes
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What kind of external filter are you talking about?
Canister filter - no
Wet/dry/sump without a refugium - no
Refugium - yes
All I no is that it's called an eheim Ecco pro , with sponges black beads and browney coloured balls
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All I no is that it's called an eheim Ecco pro , with sponges black beads and browney coloured balls
Then its black and green colored right? If so its a canister filter so the answer to your first question would be no. How big is the tank? I try and steer people away from that type of filter with saltwater
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Then its black and green colored right? If so its a canister filter so the answer to your first question would be no. How big is the tank? I try and steer people away from that type of filter with saltwater
That's right yh , 130 litres , I've been told its ok but to make it better I can buy a uv piece that fits on to my filter pips
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a uv light would make it better and a canister will work just not my preference. All you should need are bio balls and sponges witch sounds like what it came with
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a uv light would make it better and a canister will work just not my preference. All you should need are bio balls and sponges witch sounds like what it came with
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