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Old 03-03-2009, 01:55 AM   #1
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Question What filter?

i have a 55 gallon tank 4 angels 6 tiger barbs planin to make it a planted tank what filter would you guys suggest??
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Old 03-03-2009, 03:25 AM   #2
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Hey i would suggest getting a aquaclear 70 with a 50 to go together they run very well trust me
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Old 03-03-2009, 10:22 AM   #3
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Old 03-03-2009, 10:29 AM   #4
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What are you using now?
Be carefull with tiger barbs around those angels.
They can be fin nippers. I had to move some green tiger barbs I have when they started taking chunks out of the tails of my dwarf gouramis.
I like the Marineland Emperor 400 if you are looking for a HOB filter.
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Thanks Tntfish, this is a question I was going to ask as well. XP3 and Aquaclear... are these power filters or cannister filters? Is one filter enough for a 55 planted or is it safer to have two?

Speaking of equipment, I read in a guide book (that has proven rather suspect) that it is better to have two heaters going at once in a tank so that one doesnt have to work so hard it kills itself.
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i would suggest using two filters like two aquaclear 50 or one aquaclear 50 and a aquaclear 70 that is more than enoug hfor a 55 gallon aquaium
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good plans def norrowed my choices
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yeah the best way to go yo
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what size aquarium u got and
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Old 03-04-2009, 06:38 PM   #10
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