reverse flow undergravel..good or bad - The Planted Tank Forum
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-23-2011, 09:41 PM Thread Starter
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reverse flow undergravel..good or bad

does it make sense to set up a undergravel w/ reverse flow in a planted tank??
seems like there would be alot of pro's...liquid dosed ferts would be fed to the roots,,,you could run diffused co2 near the intake and have longer saturation time...debris would stay on top of bed easily cleaned...

is there more to this??am i missing the obvious,,

i know p-heads are not pleasing to the eye in the planted tank,,but wouldn't the benefits outway this....
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 10-23-2011, 09:45 PM
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I see nothing wrong with reverse flow UGF other than root ferts being forced up and out of the substrate and into the water column.

I'd suggest getting azoo circulating pipes, or making your own out of PVC if you do it though
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