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Re: plant filters et al
On Mon, 27 Mar 2000, Tom Barr wrote:
> ..........But you can add the plants to the filter or to the tank itself.
> More plants is more plants.
This struck me as being a significant point when we're talking about
putting a plant filter on a planted tank. A heavily planted tank doesn't
need biological filteration unless it's carrying a fish load that's high
enough to be very stressful to the fish. For a well-planted tank any
biological filter -- including a "plant filter" -- is pretty pointless.
Unless, of course you *enjoy* cleaning that thing.
If your tank is fish-only or only lightly planted then maybe there would
be some point to having a biological filter.