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Old 10-04-2012, 12:52 PM   #11
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I am about to order 3L of ehfisubstrat and 500g of fluval biomax biorings. Can someone confirm that this would be enough? Or should I cut down on the ehfisubstrat?
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Old 10-04-2012, 01:28 PM   #12
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+1 on putting every thing that is loose into bags. Makes cleaning much easier!
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Old 10-04-2012, 02:46 PM   #13
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Thanks , do you mean the 500g box? Also, where do you find a carbon media bag? Or how does it exactly look like?
Yep, that's the one. A media bag kinda looks like a small bag made out of white pantyhose (which is what people actually used to use). They have either a drawstring or a clip to close the open end and cost anywhere from about 2-6 dollars. For ceramic rings any medium-large one will be fine. It doesn't need to be expensive. They sometimes even come in a two pack. You can get one at any fish shop or online.
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Yep, that's the one. A media bag kinda looks like a small bag made out of white pantyhose (which is what people actually used to use). They have either a drawstring or a clip to close the open end and cost anywhere from about 2-6 dollars. For ceramic rings any medium-large one will be fine. It doesn't need to be expensive. They sometimes even come in a two pack. You can get one at any fish shop or online.
Thanks! Would you happen to know if Dr Foster and Smith sells this sort of bag? If so do you think you can find me the link or a keyword I can search?
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I use this stuff called biobale, it's basically PVC shavings.
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Old 10-05-2012, 12:24 PM   #16
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Thanks! Would you happen to know if Dr Foster and Smith sells this sort of bag? If so do you think you can find me the link or a keyword I can search?
I send post from my iPod so I can't make links. Dr. Foster and Smith certainly has them. The last ones I ordered came from them. They shouldn't be hard to find. You can always call them to find the right one.
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Can anyone confirm if 2L of ehfisubstrat would be enough? Or would I need more?

Also, do I need the Coarse Media or the Fine media things?
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Anyone? I just do not want to make a mistake again.
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Can anyone confirm if 2L of ehfisubstrat would be enough? Or would I need more?

Also, do I need the Coarse Media or the Fine media things?
It'll be plenty. I prefer to use polyfill over the fine Eheim media but you can certainly use it. I just find it expensive.
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It'll be plenty. I prefer to use polyfill over the fine Eheim media but you can certainly use it. I just find it expensive.
What is poly fill? Is that the same as floss?
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