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post #54 of (permalink) Old 08-26-2013, 03:30 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Jack Gilvey View Post
What would you consider adequate as a pre-filter? Right now I have the stock sponge from the Finnex running before it but I have this I could add a piece of after the sponge if you think it would be worthwhile. Marineland PA0100 Filter Pad, 312-Square-Inch, Bonded: Pet Supplies

You could really go either way in the filter you're using. It's a piece of cake to clean MarinePure when it gets gunked up. Easier than cleaning the filter pad lol. The only time you really need to make sure that you have a serious mechanical prefilter is when it's a PITA to rinse the MarinePure.
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