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Activated carbon in the Planted Aquarium - Know More

Such filters should not be used on a planted aquarium If you are going to run a filter on a planted aquarium, the best choice is one where you have a choice of exactly which filter material you can put in the box or canister Despite advertisements to the contrary, probably the best filter material for a planted aquarium is simply filter floss...

Carbon in filter no good for planted tanks? Aquarium , - Know More

Sep 15, 2013 0183 32 Carbon in filter no good for planted tanks? 154537 - in Aquarium Plants forum - So I was at the pet store buying some plants and one of the workers there told me that I should take out the carbon out of my filter and....

Filter Media for a planted tank Tropical Aquariums SA - Know More

Oct 02, 2016 0183 32 Hi all I was wondering what is the best filter media for a planted tank? I have 2 tetratex 1200 one with the stock media that it came with and the other one I replaced its carbon with seachems matrix carbon and I also added purigen...

Best Filter Media for Planted Tanks The Beginner s Guide , - Know More

Besides filter and substrate selection, your filter media will probably be one of the most important choices you make for your aquascape this is our top pick for Filter Media Media plays such a big role in your tanks health that it s worth spending a bit of time doing the research to be sure you have the correct filter media for your tank s circumstanc...

The types and purpose of the media in aquarium filters - Know More

Aquarium filter media maintenance is a bit of a balancing act, but once under control will lead to a pleasant environment and healthy fish Aquarium biological filter media get very dirty - what to do? If any media becomes dirty, it only means it s time to clean it...

Best filter media for live planted tank? Tropical Fish , - Know More

Dec 31, 2017 0183 32 I have a Fluval 305 canister filter with 3 stages to hold media for a 55 gallon long tank This tank will be a live planted tank with a variety of tetras I ve read that it s not recommended to use carbon in the filter So what should I use in the 3 stages of media? Thanks for your help...

Canister Media in Planted Tank UK Aquatic Plant Society - Know More

Aug 24, 2017 0183 32 If the plants go wrong for one or another reason, the filter picks up the pieces keeping the tank happy The minimum benefit is you ll run in a lot less algae issues with decent filtration in a planted tank In a planted tank everything acts as media for bacteria, the substrate, plant roots and leaves, etc....

Guide to aquarium filters - Know More

For many planted tanks, the filter functions as the main source of water flow In a planted tank, good flow 5X to 10X turnover of tank volume is necessary for circulation of O2/CO2 and for delivering nutrients to plants Spending on a filter with good flow negates the need for extra pumps in the tank...

Planted aquarium with algae issue - Know More

Aug 29, 2016 0183 32 Re Planted aquarium with algae issue - What filter media to use? Thanks for your questions Algae can be a frustrating part of keeping aquariums, but with a little work, you can get it under control Algae is usually the result of one of several things too much light, an excess or imbalance of nutrients, or a lack of CO2...

Filter Media Types Guide Advanced Aquarium Concepts - Know More

If these are the limiting factors in your tanks rare, but it does happen in very well balanced planted and reef tanks then the use of carbon can have a visible impact on the growth and condition of the plants or corals For more information about carbon please read the article Carbon Filter Media in Aquariums...

Choosing the Proper Flow Rate for Your Aquarium - Know More

Mechanical media, on the other hand, performs optimally with a higher flow rate, so a good balance between the two needs to be achieved depending on the media type and amount contained in the filter The proper flow rate can make a big difference in the health and happiness of your aquarium ,...

Filter Media for the planted aquarium - Know More

Apr 20, 2011 0183 32 Filter Media for the planted aquarium I currently use a Fluval 205 with biomax rings and zeo carb I believe I read somewhere that carbon in a planted set up would do more harm then good...

Top 5 Best Filter For Planted Tank - Know More

This indicates the number of gallons of water your filter will move in an hour In general for a planted aquarium you should start with a filter that can move 7 to10 times the amount of water in your tank I currently have a 10 gallon planted aquarium with a filter rated at 75 gallons per hour and it moves the water quite nicely...

What filter media do you guys use? PlantedTank - Know More

The Aquaclear 70 struck my eye, because of the customization of the filter media that can be used I m steering away from Carbon, because I ve heard lots of stories about it absorbing the beneficial nutrients that my plants will need Is there a particular media that you use for your planted tanks ,...

Using Activated Carbon in Aquarium Filters - Know More

Activated carbon will lose its effectiveness rather quickly if exposed to lots of debris from the aquarium Therefore, carbon should be placed after the mechanical filtration media in the filter Keep in mind that if you do not keep your tank clean, and debris builds up in the filter,...

Best filter medias for planted tank Barr Report Forum , - Know More

Oct 22, 2009 0183 32 Best filter medias for planted tank Discussion in General Plant Topics started by Brian20, Oct 12, 2009 Brian20 Guest Local Time , Friends really this post is for knowledge about filter media, bacterias, quemicals my tank now have very clear water because I have a canister DIY filter and maintenance, also a Koralia nano...

What filter media is best? UK Aquatic Plant Society - Know More

Sep 05, 2016 0183 32 But in planted tanks, there are some general assumptions or conventions that are a good guideline -Degradation of organic matter shall be as fast as possible-We do not want to lose microelements or trace elements due to filtering-We want to have filter media well oxygenated to avoid anoxia-We target a crystal-clear water Considering that 1...

Filter Media For Planted Tanks Tropical Fish Forums - Know More

Mar 11, 2008 0183 32 Somewhere I read that the carbon filtering can be bad for a planted tank so I want to remove it, when I can I m starting the 4th week with the tank and it has really settled out nicely I feel that I should make a change in the filter media soon by removing the last carbon bag and the Clear-max I don t know what I should replace them with...

5 Best Aquarium Filters - Know More

Aquarium filters vary in price based on their size and type, but you can expect to pay between 10 and 200 for one 10 to 40 You can get a small, basic aquarium filter in this price range 50 to 80 In this price range, you can get a fairly powerful filter of medium size...

Aquarium Filter Media - Know More

Filters Filter Media Pre Filters Air Supplies Water Care Cleaning Supplies Fish Medicine , Cycling a Planted Aquarium How to grow Aquarium Plants Diseases How to treat Ich , How to Clean Gravel Sponge Filters Other Live Streams Home / Aquarium Filter Media Filter Brand Aquarium Co-Op Seachem Collection Aquarium Filter ....

Aquarium Filter Media - Know More

Aquarium filter media is a broad term used to classify materials used for aquarium filtration Filter media removes pollutants, odors and discolorations from aquarium water to create a cleaner, healthier environment for fish, corals, inverts and plants Fish tank filter media is usually categorized ....

what filtration to use in a planted aquarium what , - Know More

Apr 25, 2013 0183 32 my thoughts on what is the best filtration for a planted aquarium over filtration is key on a fish tank i prefer to use canister filters on my planted display tanks out of all my filters i have ....

What filtration do you really need in a planted tank , - Know More

Feb 09, 2012 0183 32 In small tanks only a simple sponge filter is needed, in larger tanks most people go with a canister and only use pads/filter floss media Carbon is a no-no for planted tanks, it will remove nutrients for the plants If you have a HOB filter, just remove the carbon from it If the carbon can t be easily removed, just don t replace it...

Chemical Filter Media for Aquariums That Fish Place - Know More

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Aquarium Filter Media Cartridges for Fish Tank Filters - Know More

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Planted Tank Filter Media Filters and Filtration 385555 - Know More

Jan 11, 2019 0183 32 Planted Tank Filter Media 385555 - in Filters and Filtration forum - Hi guys So i had a tank setup with some barbs and loaches, which all died after i introduced another group which had popeye I am now....

What type of filter media for planted tank - Know More

Nov 10, 2010 0183 32 my tank is 200 gallon and will be planted i bought a fluval FX5 from a member here, and i don t know what kind of filter media to load it with for a planted tank...

Amazon Aquarium Filter Media Pad Cut to Fit Roll, 12 , - Know More

Amazon Aquarium Filter Media Pad Cut to Fit Roll, 12 x 72 6 ft Pet Supplies , I have been using an Aquaclear 50 on a 20g long planted tank Being old school, carbon has been a staple in my fishkeeping world though I have come around to a carbon-less setup I was battling some floating material in my tank and decided to buy some ....