Flidised bed filters - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 1 Old 02-20-2012, 06:58 AM Thread Starter
Snappyarcher's Avatar
Flidised bed filters

Years ago i had a fluidised bed filter which hung on the side of my tank and apparently bolstered the biological filter in the tank due to its massive surface area of the sandy substrate.

My question is this, after a while the sand seemed to stop flowing and become sort of compact and more or less solid, does anyone else have this problem? or does anyone else know anything about these filters?...

Im asking because im considering buying one for a discus tank/amazonian tank.

Any advice would be very greatfully received!!!!!

Snappyarcher is offline  

discus , filtration , fluidised bed , sand

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Penguin filters vs. Aquaclear filters. MJK87 Freshwater Aquarium Equipment 8 12-15-2011 06:50 PM
filters crs1945 Freshwater Aquarium Equipment 4 10-10-2011 06:09 AM
RO/DI Filters? MetalArm3 Saltwater Aquarium Equipment 6 09-07-2011 09:41 AM
Canister filters vs. Hang-on filters. MattD Freshwater Aquarium Equipment 7 06-09-2007 09:49 PM

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 On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome