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Old 07-01-2009, 10:26 PM   #1
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Can i Put my xp3 filter on my saltwater tank when is is currently being used on a freshwater its a 135 gallon no filter connected at all yet have a sump but no set up
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Old 07-01-2009, 11:10 PM   #2
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i dont see why not. though i would wait until someone who knows more about sw to chime in.
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Yes you can, but you will kill the bacteria (different between salt and fresh) and get die off which will produce ammonia and start a cycle or mini-cycle. Why do you want to run a canister on a SW tank? What size, how much LR, how long since setup, etc.? Please give us details on the tank.
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could take the filter off clean it kill off the bacteria wash it out so its like a new filter.
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Old 07-02-2009, 12:45 AM   #5
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the tank is a 135 gallon tank the canister filter is a Rena Xp3 175 gallon filter i dont kno how set up the sump i have the sump box so plz tell me wut i need besides the box
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