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Old 02-18-2012, 04:42 AM   #1
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What is the best type of filter/airator?

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The best type of filtration is LR and a skimmer. LR for good biological filtration and a skimmer for removing Dissolved organic compounds. IMO does not get any better than that. As far as cheap when it comes to filtration, cheap is not good.



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Old 02-18-2012, 11:26 AM   #3
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FW - HOB filters
SW - IMO there are 2 ways you can do this. You can spend a lot of money on the initial setup (rocks, skimmer, fuge, etc) and save money in the long-run. Or you could spend very little on initial setup (buy simple HOB filter) and end up spending a lot more in the long-run. The difference between these 2 options are mainly cost in salt for water changes.
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