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Old 06-30-2010, 10:37 AM   #1
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Eheim canister Media...?

do i have my filter set up the right way...

from the bottom up...

1. ceramic cylinder type looking things
2. coarse blue filter pad
3. Eheim Pro (Ehfisubstrat Pro)
4. what looks like glass-wool ?
5. what looks like a carbon pad

are they in the right order? i think i followed the picture (below) on the box, but the instructions didnt help...

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Old 07-01-2010, 10:12 AM   #2
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Flowing from bottom to top, that looks correct.

1. Ceramic prefilter - I've seen these, but I have no idea how well they work
2. Coarse pad - Coarse filtration. You don't want to plug up the fine filtration with a lot of big debris.
3. Biomedia - Personally, I'd put this after the next media, but it can work here too.
4. Fine media - Pretty much water polishing. I'd put this before the biomedia to keep as much gunk out of the biomedia as possible.
5. Carbon - Chemical filtration. I don't run it unless I'm trying to remove medication or tannins from the water.
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