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post #11 of 11 Old 06-25-2011, 12:13 PM
A filter is definitely optional. I think a lot of people overlook the benefits of unfiltered tanks. Most of mine are and they are 15-20 gallon tanks with full stock. If you are planted well then it is fine. You should see no ammonia or nitrite at all. The benefits of no filter is a much more natural system that very often has a lack of nitrate production. Its not uncommon for nitrate to go down between water changes in some of my tanks.

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