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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-09-2005, 03:49 AM Thread Starter
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is under gravel filter.. ok for a planted tank.. will it disturb the roots o0f the plant? my tank is a 2.5gal (nano) but i didnt install the UGF b/c i dont know if its ok?
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I've had really bad experiance with UGF. The wast will build up under the plastic filter and leech into your watter colum causing bacteria blooms. Unlease that what happind to me. I will never use a UGF for the rest of my lidf. You can get a cheap HOB filter for around the same price, and it will do a much better job.

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