whatiddo

Views: 26

Comment by Ted Downing on February 9, 2017 at 11:32am

Just getting back into the hobby after 10 years, always had HOB filters before. i will be getting a canister filter for this new setup after i get the stand built, just have room for a 40b 

Curious about why the white polishing pads after the bio filtration, seems like all mechanical filtration should be before the biological media? 

Comment by Eve Summers on February 10, 2017 at 6:11pm

lol

Comment by Diaper Bag on February 11, 2017 at 4:47am

because the water flows from the bottom of of the canister up

Comment by Ted Downing on February 11, 2017 at 11:28am

Sorry you may have misunderstood my question.

I was referring to the white pad at the top, do you need a pad at the top to keep bio media from being sucked into the impeller of the pump?

Comment by Diaper Bag on February 11, 2017 at 11:53am

The white pad is there to polish the water as it returns to the tank. Coarse are at the bottom to catch large debris before it gets to the media.

Comment

You need to be a member of Fishtanktv to add comments!

Join Fishtanktv

               

Blog Posts

Robert Steinbeck dirt mixture

Posted by Raecine Chaney on January 7, 2017 at 9:32am 0 Comments

Aquarium Light

Posted by Prince on January 6, 2017 at 5:28am 0 Comments

Newbie

Posted by Eric Silver on December 8, 2015 at 6:13pm 1 Comment

Forum

soft water

Started by Ted Downing in General Discussion (off topic). Last reply by Ted Downing Feb 11. 3 Replies

Capping the Dirt!!

Started by Dylan Khantharasy in Dirt Converts Section Dec 6, 2016. 0 Replies

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Birthdays

Birthdays Today

© 2017   Created by Dustin Wunderlich.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service