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Old 07-12-2011, 04:59 PM   #1
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Question Fluval FX5: media - Whats Best? (Fresh water)

So I'm getting a new Fluval FX5, and whats best to use for the media trays (and how much), and also, what media should I have on hand to avoid issues that should arise? (stocking up as a first time buyer.)

220 gallon fresh water tank w small arowana, Clown knife, green severum, clown loaches, Koi angel fish, banjo catfish, red parrot, dragon fish, red tailed shark, and an Osphronemus Gorami
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All three of mine are stuffed with Biomax in every tray, and each tray holds around 2 boxes.
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and you just rinse them off, or leave them be?
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Just rinse, the filter media and sponges never need to be replaced.
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so six 500g boxes?
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so six 500g boxes?
Yes............
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