Originally Posted by paytertot
Pre filter would be like the sponges and bio media would be where bacteria can grow like biomax or bio balls, etc. But bacteria will grow in any filter media you put in there. Just make sure you give it time to get seeded before you remove the old filter.
ok, still a little lost LOL
do the sponges / biomax / bio balls come with the fx5?
if not, will my filter pads from the HOB
's suffice as bio media? or the bio wheels perhaps?
my plan so far:
- get the fx5
- then .......... ?
if anyone is bored & wants to give me a step-by-step of how to set one up i'd be down to read it haha
or if anyone knows of any threads that have some sort of directions, please forward me a linky
again, thanks for all the help homies!!