What’s the best biological filter media for nitrate removal? I’ve seen a lot on the ceramic porous material, but I do t always trust what the products say. I have a nano reef, so I’m looking to add this media in the power filter.
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Add a refugium to improve biological filtration + grow pods for feeding!
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I purchased a used JBJ 28G NanoCube with the live sand and live rock still in it, wet. I put the sand and rocks into a cooler and wiped/scrubbed the tank. Put everything back in and refilled the tank within 10 hours. I thought I might have...
So currently I have a mechanical filter that hangs on the side of my tank (like most have for freshwater). As recommended, it is powerful enough to clean a tank twice my size (I have a 29g). It currently used a filter sponge, bag of carbon, and a bag of bio rocks to filter my water.
Hey, I'm a total noob to the whole saltwater scene, working on setting up my first tank. It's a nonstandard 150 gallon display, and I'm using a 40 gal breeder for the sump, and adding acrylic dividers to do all the good sump stuff. So the current plan for the sump is to do the relatively...
I was having a conversation with someone who told me that he has no mechanical filtration on his system...at all. He has plenty of live rock and a very DSB. His sump is mainly to hide all the heaters and probes. No protein skimmer. No sock. No reactors. No nothing. Just some calupera and...
for those who are interested in joining a very interesting discussion about reef systems hop on over here. i would really encourage you all to at least grab a bowl of popcorn and read.
Ohh, EC, this is going to get good. :D i am totally on old form. as ornery and pig headed as ever.