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Old 12-02-2012, 11:57 AM   #17
Crob5965
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I use a DIY moving bed filter from youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1Wodw8n71Q

I have 2 sponge filters in my 55gal planted with this filter and I never have issues
I bought Hel-X instead of the K1 in this vid but both work great and makes for a great conversation piece

anyway the point of my post is that I havent touched it in aprox 8 months and it still works great I alternate every 2 weeks cleaning my sponge filters every 2 weeks and that's it.
I do 2 20% water changes a week with heavy feeding and never have issues
when I do clean filters I use tank water not tap water

good luck I would recommend this filter to anyone
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