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Old 05-02-2012, 01:11 PM   #1
 
Bio balls

i just got a bio cube 29 and i was wondering if i should get rid of the bio balls or keep them?
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Old 05-02-2012, 04:44 PM   #2
 
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get rid of them, they will slowly build up and collect debris and detritus allowing it enough time to break down into excess nutrients. your live rock will be all the bio balls you need.
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:10 PM   #3
 
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get rid of them, they will slowly build up and collect debris and detritus allowing it enough time to break down into excess nutrients. your live rock will be all the bio balls you need.
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:14 PM   #4
 
do you have any suggestions as to what i should replace it with or should i leave it empty?
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:16 PM   #5
 
Leave it empty. You can always throw GFO or Carbon in there when you need it.
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:25 PM   #6
 
what is GFO im not familiar with all the reef acronyms yet
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what is GFO im not familiar with all the reef acronyms yet
Granular Feric Oxide.
Iron Oxide Hydroxide (GFO) Phosphate Binders by Randy Holmes-Farley - Reefkeeping.com
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