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Old 09-07-2012, 12:49 PM   #11
 
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Just chiming in to say that I learned the hard way what happens when you have no surface agitation what so ever. You run the risk of things like protein films developing and that's not good for fish or plants. That little bit of ripping is good, keep it that way.
Ahh yes good point! This is actually why I have a ripple in my tank if I don't I get the Biofilm buildup.
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