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Old 03-06-2012, 05:25 PM   #1
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FO Filtration Question

How is filtration handled in FO tanks (no live rock) ?
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I use a wet/dry and carbon. I also do regular PWCs.
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Do you have to do more PWC's when you don't use live rock? How often and what %? How do you often do you clean your wet/dry? Does it use bio balls?
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Do you have to do more PWC's when you don't use live rock? How often and what %? How do you often do you clean your wet/dry? Does it use bio balls?
I do 30% pwc's monthly, sometimes more when nitrates get high. I change out the filter mats every PWC. I haven't had to clean the bio balls yet.
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