Filter system

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  1. Mart

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    Hello again,

    I have a spare three foot tank. Can I turn this into a filter system and if so how and where can i go to see how to do this?
     
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  3. Rory

    Rory Admin MASA Contributor

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    You could simple fill it with water and live rock and pump water through there, or you could basically fill it with a 15cm layer or fine sand or preferably aragonite and create a deep sand bed for nitrate reduction.
     
  4. Mart

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    I have 2 canister filters and a filter that takes the nitrate out of the water. I thought that I could seperate the 3 foot into compartments and create a filter like that.
     
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    I copy Rory here Mart. Cannister filter will not remove nitrates. It will create them.
     
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    agree.remove em bioballs.what id did was used small pieces of LR in the trays of the canister.worked well for me
     
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    Three foot tank makes a great refugium.
     
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    Amen :)
     
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