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Re: NANFA-- New pumpkinseed set-up Q's and native frogs
On Thu, 26 Jun 1997 19:41:58 -0700 "Sam Beavin" <sbeavin at serv_net>
>Regarding filtration-- Last weekend. to paraphrase, I went to the
>mountain. Got to spend 2 days at Marineland / Aquaria, Inc. ; The
>Bio-wheel people. Must admit that I am one of the west coast
>ambassadors so you may feel that I have a bias toward their/our
>and rightly so. The tanks in all the offices are the nicest tanks
Well bias is not nessecarilly bad as long as it is logicaland
forthright..........For instance I am biased against murderers and
When the powers that be were asked about the maintenance
>schedule and so on we were given the following information. Since ALL
>tanks on sight are part of continuing research the schedule is as
>Every three weeks there is a 1/3 water change and the filtering
>changed. Of course the water is the same type as is in the tank (salt
>salt; Amazon type for Amazon; alkaline for the cichlids and so on).
>Biowheels are the secret here. They work well, have no maintenance
>keep the ammonia and nitrites in line. The bio load in these tanks is
>high--even the saltwater tanks and they all look terrific.
What are the logistics of why it works ? Many of our members are much
better Bilogist\naturalist than aquarist give us some details ! For
instance what can the average consumer expect to spend to keep tanks up
to these standards ? Give us details on the who's whats and wheres of the
product ! What kind of results can we expect ?
>questions e-mail and I will send all the information I can . Will
>OCR company brochures and send as attachments. How about some door
prizes for the upcoming NANFA national meeting :)
AN excellent topic for the list .....BTW welcome to NANFA how did you
hear about us ?
NANFA victim and Pres
I'm also a new member of