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Old 02-27-2012, 12:28 PM   #11
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I was just going to start a thread about this, but I think I might just lurk here!

I had planned on putting Bio-Max rings in my bottom basket, but for the others im not so sure. What filter did you end up getting?

Yea i want some good info before i set it up coming in mail today UPS excited for this one because im going to go sumpless on this nano .....

I got the TRUAQUA.COM CF300 was on sale for an unbelievable price of $49.00
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I would guess sponge, rings, then floss/pond filter, but I'm not really sure, I haven't gotten a canister yet. Nice price u got.
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Dang that's an amazing price! I picked up a fluval fx5 for my 120 gallon tank. I got it almost 2 weeks ago, but issues have kept me from setting it up. That sucker was 250 bucks.

Im wondering how you cut the pool filter media to fit?
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You usually want the rings to go in the basket that is filtered last, so it gets the cleanest water. I know that much at least!
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Yea check the site out guys TRUAQUA.COM im going to be shopping there for a lot of my stuff from now on...GOt a dual lcd display heater 100w for 20 bucks!!! and they are great with fixing issues and repairs or warranty service unbelievable im glad i ran into them
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:36 PM   #16
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Dang that's an amazing price! I picked up a fluval fx5 for my 120 gallon tank. I got it almost 2 weeks ago, but issues have kept me from setting it up. That sucker was 250 bucks.

Im wondering how you cut the pool filter media to fit?

LOL when i saw the price i almost ordered two of them lol....i looked and they are over 100 on ebay and 90 bucks on amazon this site has everything you need also...


WWW.TRUAQUA.COM

and the canister i got has the self priming pump ....if you go up a notch to the cf400 or cf500 it comes with a built in uv light in the filter amazing!!
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:38 PM   #17
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Dang that's an amazing price! I picked up a fluval fx5 for my 120 gallon tank. I got it almost 2 weeks ago, but issues have kept me from setting it up. That sucker was 250 bucks.

Im wondering how you cut the pool filter media to fit?

return and go to truaqua.com if you still can ....what kind of issues you having with it??? thats quite a bit i feel you pain...
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Water filters from bottom to top. The best part of canisters are that you can customize to whatever you want. A normal mix is:
Bottom - Mechanical: a coarse pad &/or ceramic noodles &/or pot scrubbies;
Middle - Bio: bio balls, ceramic balls, lava rock;
Top - Polishing: Bonded filter pad &/or filter floss.
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return and go to truaqua.com if you still can ....what kind of issues you having with it??? thats quite a bit i feel you pain...
No problems with the filter thank goodness! Just problems with the location the tank is getting set up in. Since it's going to be in a garage, I have to make sure everything is right!

And I will check out that site thanks! Im looking for high lights to grow plants at the bottom of this tank, and its really deep.
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Water filters from bottom to top. The best part of canisters are that you can customize to whatever you want. A normal mix is:
Bottom - Mechanical: a coarse pad &/or ceramic noodles &/or pot scrubbies;
Middle - Bio: bio balls, ceramic balls, lava rock;
Top - Polishing: Bonded filter pad &/or filter floss.


Awesome thanks a lot for the info and help
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