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Old 02-18-2005, 12:14 PM   #1
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Changing Filters?

I have a Bio-wheel HOB on my 30g right now and want to replace it with a canister type. Should I start up the canister and let it run in conjunction with the HOB for awhile or just yank the HOB and start up the canister?
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Old 02-18-2005, 12:27 PM   #2
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Keep them both going for awhile. That will help seed the new one.
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I'm curious to know why you wanna change?
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Like x-ray said leave the old one on and it will grow bacteria on the new one in about 1-2 months remove the old one and monitor your water parameters closely, all should be ok.

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