02-17-2008, 09:09 PM
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Filter help please?
So I just got a new 85 gallon aquarium off of craigslist. It came with a Magnum 350- which I can't seem to get to work very well. I've never had canister filters before, and I couldn't seem to figure out where to put the filter media, the only kind of canisters I know are where you layer the different medias in different slots. Also, when I ran it without any media in it, just to see if it worked, the water was flowing very badly back into the tank. I think it's just dirty and clogged?
Also, I want more filtration for this tank, and I'm looking for another good canister, but I know that the pro Ehiems aren't in my range. Any suggestions? Would it be easier/better to just buy two new canister filters for my tank and to ditch the Magnum?