12-24-2008, 12:26 PM
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Originally Posted by ghreed
Your best bet for sand is actually a sponge filter but second best, as far as equipment damage, would be a canister. Canisters have the distinct advantage that by the time anything from the tank gets to the pumping part, it has gone through the whole filter. This means the sand can't get to the impeller at all, even if you do suck some up.
Oh ok. Well the Fluval 404 is a canister Filter btw.
oh and Im filling up the tank later tonight!!!
Im spray painting the trim I guess you would call it,
(the last person to have it sprayed it yellow -ick- so im doing it black in a few minutes.)
and the Lid and then Im gonna let it dry for a few hours
then fill it up. Im so excited. I cant wait!!