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Old 05-03-2005, 03:39 AM   #1
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takeing out my bio-wheel

early on, i was told to replace Biowheel Filtration with LR.. is this true?

10 galllon empty tank with a whisper filter
20 gal SW tank, penguin 330 bio-wheel, redsea berlin airlift protein skimmer, 22 lbs of LR, White sand,
29 gal FW tank, undergravel filter, jaguar, jack dempsey, tiger oscar... few silver dollars, one ugly gourami...
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Old 05-03-2005, 07:45 AM   #2
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I would leave it in. You need the biological media right now. After you get another 15-20 of LR you can consider taking the biowheel out if you would like. But the biowheel doesn't have any negative values on your tank whatsoever, so leave it on.

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Old 05-03-2005, 09:03 AM   #3
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I agree to leave it in. Get another 15 to 20lbs of Lr and then take it out.
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