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Re: Why trickle filters?

>Date: Sun, 17 Aug 1997 23:53:59 -0400
>From: Bjorn Straube <straube at digital_net>
>  I have a question about filtration.  I've noticed that several tanks
>that have been featured in magazines and on web pages have trickle
>filters.  Why use them, if the tank is realy heavily planted all of the
>amonia and nitrite should be used before the filter has a chance at
>them, right?  Also I thought the idea with CO2 suplimentation was to
>keep suface disturbance down to a minimum.  

For my view on trickle filters, see my web site.

George Booth, Ft. Collins, Colorado (booth at frii_com)
Need info? http://www.frii.com/~booth/AquaticConcepts.htm