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cichlidfan45 10-07-2010 11:48 PM

marineland magnum 350 canister filter urgent question
 
Hi i need bio filtration in my 55g tank i currently have a aqueon 55 power filter and marineland magnum 350 filter, for those of you who have the canister filter i have can i put ceramic beads or whatever they are in the active carbon canister to give my tank bio filter?

1077 10-08-2010 05:33 AM

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Originally Posted by cichlidfan45 (Post 488280)
Hi i need bio filtration in my 55g tank i currently have a aqueon 55 power filter and marineland magnum 350 filter, for those of you who have the canister filter i have can i put ceramic beads or whatever they are in the active carbon canister to give my tank bio filter?

Yes, you could use the ceramic or Eheim substrat Pro. Just be sure an clean the bio media occasionally by giving it a good swish in dechlorinated water or old aquarium water that you take out during water changes.


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