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smit3183 10-06-2011 01:27 PM

more foam sponge or biomax in filter?
 
trying to decide which one is more benaficial in my HOB fluval C4

TL1000RSquid 10-06-2011 01:46 PM

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Originally Posted by smit3183 (Post 852523)
trying to decide which one is more benaficial in my HOB fluval C4

I run aquaclear hob's, I use 2 sponges and the ac biomax stuff on top. Probably don't need the biomax at all but I like to have it for the times I get a little lazy and sponges get real gunked up to the point I need to wash them out in the sink, even when gunked up the biomax comes clean after a quick swish in the old tank water.

AbbeysDad 10-06-2011 08:47 PM

On my 60g, I use two AquaClear 70's set to low flow/max filtration, with Fluval sponge pre-filters on the inlet tubes. Inside, I use extra filtration pads (scotchbrite) in addition to the standard sponge, then the rest is filled with Seachem Matrix bio-media.


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