Planted Tank Obsessed
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: santa clara, CA
I agree adding plant first help absorbing excess amonia.
But why it also help establishing the biological filter? If plant take up all amonia available, nitrifying bacteria would not have enough amonia to do metabolize, therefore, they would develop slowly than normal.
Plant act as a great biofiler as well. In som case, people dont have to invest extra money some fancfory biological filter. IMO, sponge is enoug
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