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Old 07-03-2005, 09:40 PM   #1
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filtration question

I have a 55 gallon tank and was wondering what would be the best filtration method i could get for 250 dollars(includes mech, chem, and bio filtration). this may include different machines. i had in mind maybe a canister filter with another machine for biological filtration. I want nice quality products. i am just staring out with live rock but intend to more to corals i learn more and more. TIA

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Old 07-03-2005, 10:56 PM   #2
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Get more live rock and a couple powerheads. This is all I use. I have no external/mechanical filters. I dont' know how much liverock you have now but if you could bump it up to about 70lbs then just add a few powerheads to move water.

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Old 07-03-2005, 11:10 PM   #3
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hirocks.com = base rock 2x30# for $32.00x2=$64.00
liverock.com = liverocks gulf(for the price) 10# = $43.90

CPR backpack Skimmer = $120ish
then I'd spring for an extra PH

not the best... but it will give you decent equipment + 70lbs of LR for your 55gal tank

but thats just me
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