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Old 08-06-2011, 12:55 AM   #21
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Sorry what i was getting at is if you have one rated for a 100 gl but got it in a 55 or whatever you have its gunna keep that sum***** sparkling clean.. Maybe some carbon in there too
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Old 08-06-2011, 01:59 AM   #22
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I know what you meant. I have a 14g BioCube and everything in it is stock. Stock pump in 3rd chamber, Stock wet/dry filtration system with no mods. Should i add something?
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Old 08-06-2011, 09:50 AM   #23
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This site has some cool mods

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Old 08-06-2011, 10:25 AM   #24
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that is some really nice rockwork
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Old 08-08-2011, 08:54 PM   #25
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thanks scottayy! unfortunately all of the holes that are created don't really have backs to them, so they aren't "real" caves for hiding.

@carey - have you found your biocube's filter system to do a good job of keeping the water clear, or did you have to make mods?
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Old 08-08-2011, 10:04 PM   #26
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I changed my filter over early on so I dont have a good point of reference.

I use chemipure elite and purigen along with some filter floss for the top chamber on my media basket.
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Old 08-08-2011, 10:33 PM   #27
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My water does not appear to be very cloudy, just a fair amount of particles floating around. Would chemipure and/or perigean help with this, or is something else recommended? I am probably due for a filter cartridge change soon too. Will do that this weekend.

@carey - what is everything that you have in each of the 3 chambers?
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In the first, on top compartment I use filter floss/pad, then the purigen beneath it and the chemipure elite on the bottom. I also have the fuge mod which sits to the left of the media baskets in the back center compartment. I only have chaeto algae in there and some mangroves. I have the LED magnetic light that light up the fuge section.
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gotcha! i will try changing the filter cartridge first and see if that helps. my tank has just recently had a particle problem, so i'm thinking a new cartridge/rinsing the sponge in chamber 3 might help...and if not, then i'll go from there! ha.

I had a quick question about snails. I got a couple over the weekend (don't remember what kind, but i know that they can flip themselves over if they get knocked on their back) and I was wondering if they were to die, would they just fall off of whatever they were on? They all of a sudden stopped gliding along the glass, rocks, etc. and are just staying totally still. However, when i try to pick them up they are still very firmly planted. I am a total newb, so forgive me for the lame questions
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gotcha! i will try changing the filter cartridge first and see if that helps. my tank has just recently had a particle problem, so i'm thinking a new cartridge/rinsing the sponge in chamber 3 might help...and if not, then i'll go from there! ha.

I had a quick question about snails. I got a couple over the weekend (don't remember what kind, but i know that they can flip themselves over if they get knocked on their back) and I was wondering if they were to die, would they just fall off of whatever they were on? They all of a sudden stopped gliding along the glass, rocks, etc. and are just staying totally still. However, when i try to pick them up they are still very firmly planted. I am a total newb, so forgive me for the lame questions
They're sleeping. Most snails work at night mostly.
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