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Old 01-22-2005, 01:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I would try what Rob G. first suggested too, and level the thing so if anything it's slanting toward the tank or level.
Some who have had trouble like that (especially the sponge coming up) have had success with weighing it down with something like a rock.
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Old 01-22-2005, 01:35 PM   #12 (permalink)
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which media should i not use?
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Carbon. It removes TE in you water. The sponge is all I use in my Aquaclears.
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what about the biorings?
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Bio rings, im assuming they are just there for biological filteration. I recently picked up some bio zorb or something of that nature for my aquaclear and its pretty much the same thing as a sponge (area for bacteria to establish). As i said before and simpte, remove the carbon.

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ok i did, no wonder it seemed like the plants werent well.
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Yep it should help out a bit. Overflowing still ?

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no more overflowing itll help my plants, thanks you guys, I didnt know that carbon removes te.
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Good suggestion. Those carbon packs that come with many power filters should never be used. They generally remove chemicals from the water that are beneficial to your plants. If you remove this, there should be enough extra space so that you won't see the overflow. If it still occurs, well, there's something wrong with it, because it shouldn't do that...
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Try taking out the carbon and using two foam blocks.
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