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using 2 filters for 1 tank
Old 08-19-2009, 03:02 PM   #11
 
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Thanks much, I will stick with using both of them.
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Old 08-20-2009, 12:27 AM   #12
 
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"More flow = more suspended particulates being trapped at the filter" is misleading...it should be "more suspended particles being trapped at the filter, for a given length of time'. More will not be trapped in total, they'll just be trapped quicker...after a while, you'll be filtering crystal clear water with either setup.

Two filters, you'll get clearer water faster and, if one fails, you might not have to come home to a tank of departed fish. I wish I could run two, but I have a wet dry...those pumps are pricey.

I say use two if you can afford the $2.50 or something extra for your power bill.

My apologies, Nomel mkes good point . My post was a little misleading.
Two filters will trap and hold more than one. Two filters also = more flow.
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