Carbon / phosphate remover

Discussion in 'Biological/Natural Filtration and Deep Sand Beds' started by Afsal, 3 Jul 2007.

  1. Afsal

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    can the above be placed in bags in the sump or with it be more beneficial to be in a canister filter !!!
     
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    Afsal,

    Pushing water through it is better. But that normally means you have to put it inside bags/in betwene sponges or something similar, which then implies more maintenance IMO as you have to clean it because detritus gets trapped in sponges/bags etc.

    Mine are in bags/socks, and in a high flow area, but the water does not get pushed through it so no detritus gets trapped. But this would be less efficient.
     
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    I have mine in a small Eheim canister filter in the last compartment of my sump. By the time the water gets there all the crap has normally disappeared out the water.

    It is a lot more efficient if water is forced through it.
     
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    Y not try a hang on filter?
     
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    Shiny trophy you got there sims.
     
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    if you have a canister use it.otherwise put the media in a stalking and place in your return chamber.i use to do this before i got my reactor,just turn the bags every second day
     
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    ok will use the the internal canister filter i have !!!
    can soneone explain the trophy that sims has !! also the red/green block under itrader , what does this symbolise . sorry if i missed that thread
     
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    the tropy has something to do with the arcade.
    the red block under itrader is that you had a little shameless behaviour in the past,also got one dont sweat lol
     
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    What trophy? :razz:
     

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