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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-28-2013, 02:23 AM Thread Starter
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page i found on filtration thought id share

i found this page with reviews and details on filters that are difficult to find info on thought id share
http://www.americanaquariumproducts....iltration.html
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-28-2013, 06:26 AM
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Thanks .. one of the first sites I visited with I first setup my aquarium. It appeared to have a lot of good info.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-29-2013, 05:10 AM
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Re: page i found on filtration thought id share

Allot of good stuff I nay look into the fluidized bed. Looks interesting.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-29-2013, 05:39 AM
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Lots of info, but just one persons view. Maybe not totally correct but has some good info with some bad info. Idk how eheim has bad head pressure with max height of 7'6" but filstar is good at 47" and fluidized bed filters are excellent, but they have been much improved since sand bed filters. Bio reactors using media like kaldness K1 and K3 work much better if you need that amount of bio filtration, but very excessive for 99% of tanks on here because bioload is greatly reduced by plants, which I can be the most effect form of filtration but was overlooked.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-30-2013, 01:27 PM
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Carl Strohmeyer is pretty smart, and been in the hobby as a hobbyist, but also a business owner for decades. Most anything published on that site, is research backed stuff so it's quality is pretty good, and pretty trust worthy.

http://www.americanaquariumproducts.com/AboutMe.html

His site is http://www.fish-as-pets.com/

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-30-2013, 06:15 PM
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Bookmarked. Thanks.
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