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craigofva 03-23-2013 01:57 AM

how many times do you filter?
 
im setting up a tank for red ear slider, and i plan to get a canister filter, the tank will have about 40 gals of water, is there a rule of thumb like the water needs to be filter 4 times an hr (160gph) or 5 (200 gph) what do you all do?

In.a.Box 03-23-2013 02:04 AM

filter suppose to run 24/7 :) for ear slider u will need a lot BIO :) i recomm 2 filter

steven p 03-26-2013 06:27 PM

I'd shoot for 10x turnover per hour. Can be more or less depending on how much media/stock is in question.


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