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Re: Micron or diatom

On Sat, Nov 17, 2001 at 03:48:02PM -0500, Aquatic Plants Digest wrote:
> Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2001 23:52:18 +0800
> From: Penny Crowley <pcrowley at snet_net>
> Subject: Poll: micron/diatom filters
> Hello plant folks,
> I wonder if you all can help me. I am deciding whether to get a Magnum
> (micron) or a Vortex (diatom) filter for intermittent "floating speck"
> clean-up.
> Can I get some opinions on which is better (or any other suggestions)?
> I appreciate it.
> Thanks,

	You can use diatomaceous earth in the Magnum filter to
get the benefits of a diatom filter. I've used this to clear a
tank full of green water in a couple of hours.

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