Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 02-19-2012, 10:23 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Activist
Everett Adams's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 167
frustrating canister filter - microbubbles

I have been using a filstar xp4 and its starting to produce a lot of micro bubbles. My question is if I even need to be using the canister filter. I have a 120 gallon tank with 120 pounds of live rock and a reef Octopus lx-2000s. I do not have a sump.

If only we could bring the calm of the aquarium into the real world.
Everett Adams is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2012, 11:04 AM   #2
Aquarium Advice Freak
TeamTrash's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 219
I just removed my canister filter from a 28 gallon. So far the protein skimmer, LR, and a hob filter with gac is doing the job.
TeamTrash is offline   Reply With Quote

bubble, bubbles, canister, canister filter, filter, microbubbles

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What are the best filter systems and why? Saltwaterfishgirl Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 67 03-14-2012 11:12 PM
1 Canister filter/water system for 2 aquariums? Jill General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 6 02-20-2012 11:15 PM
tap water filter Patrice Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 23 02-20-2012 02:09 AM
frustrating canister filter - microbubbles Everett Adams Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 1 02-19-2012 11:04 AM
Help - filter cartridges for whisper 20 Podank General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 5 02-18-2012 11:32 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:47 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.