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Old 02-20-2012, 11:37 PM   #1
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Which 2 filters should i use.......

I have a 90 gallon cichlid tank currently being filtered with 2 HOB filters, an aquaclear 110 and an emperor 400. I just gota cascade 1000 canister filter too. My question is, out of the 3, which 2 would you use? Should I use the canister and replace one or stick with what I'm using now?
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Old 02-21-2012, 12:31 AM   #2
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I would use all three.
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Old 02-21-2012, 01:09 AM   #3
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Really? 3 filters seems a bit much, but I am new to this so I'm still learning!
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Old 02-21-2012, 01:39 AM   #4
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Its not too much current. Cichlids need really good filtration. You would get approximately 1000gph with all 3. For a 90g, thats pretty good water turnover per hour
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Ok, thanks.
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:39 PM   #6
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I would use all three.
+1 No such thing as too much
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I have a 90 gallon cichlid tank currently being filtered with 2 HOB filters, an aquaclear 110 and an emperor 400. I just gota cascade 1000 canister filter too. My question is, out of the 3, which 2 would you use? Should I use the canister and replace one or stick with what I'm using now?
Try all 3 then if its to much just take an hob off
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:08 AM   #8
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if you are pulling one pull the aquaclear to keep the BioWheels
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Aquaclear filters are definitely better than Emperor filters IMO..Have never had much luck with the Emperor Bio-wheel Filters..
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I also co-sign the Aquaclear, I am currently making the switch over on all my tanks. I only have one emp.400 left on my 75 and that's running with a AC110. My 55,30,25 are all running AC's. The bio wheel is overrated IMHO. The media you can add to ac's is unmatched.
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