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Old August 8th, 2009, 10:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Joe549 View Post
I have actually picked up another filter, got the same one so I will be installing it and running 2. I think I will put in an amonia filter in one and a carbon filter in the other......
If by ammonia filter you're talking zeolite then I would stay away from that. Your biological bacteria feed on the ammonia and zeolite absorbs ammonia, which will starve your biobacteria. When the zeolite is depleted your ammonia will spike back up possibly without you noticing and you'll either have to replace it immediately or re-cycle your tank.
I'd just stick to the actual biological filtration

Carbon is ok, but isn't really necessary unless you're removing medications. Water changes should take care of any built up nitrates and toxins.
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