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Old 03-23-2013, 01:57 AM   #1
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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?
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Old 03-23-2013, 02:04 AM   #2
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filter suppose to run 24/7 for ear slider u will need a lot BIO i recomm 2 filter
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Old 03-26-2013, 06:27 PM   #3
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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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