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post #92 of (permalink) Old 10-07-2011, 12:57 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by jcgd View Post
That was his 180 wood scape. I believe he went with the wet dry off the bat on this tank.
Yep..........I had a OC filter on the old 120 which had a 24x24x48" tank size.........but I took that one off and reused the sump and pump.

I suppose I could add an OC filter, but they are a PITA to clean and reuse those cartridges. Slows the flow down as they clog etc.

I just accept a little filth and do good sized water changes and use sponge.
Another option would be to have a mechanical loop inside the sump with a very fine micron rated canister. Something cheapo like coffee filters etc that I could toss out easy every 2-3 days etc.

Tom Barr
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