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Re: Plants for a shiner tank

> Hi;
>    I'm going to have to disagree with y'all about the use of UG filters in a
> plant tank.  I have a 20 gal. high, river-type tank,  that has been set up
> for almost four years.  I use an undergravel filter with a small powerhead
> as my only source of filtration. 

<etc., etc.>

I have succesfully used UGF's in planted aquaria too, but abandoned 
them for a variety of reasons (unable to use enriched subtrata, baby 
fish getting sucked into the gravel, etc.,).  I use biowheels now for 
small aquaria, and sponge or fluidized bed for larger tanks.



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