bio balls still in 2nd chamber
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Posted 19 March 2012 - 08:11 AM
Posted 19 March 2012 - 08:57 AM
thanks a bunch
Posted 19 March 2012 - 09:01 AM
I have the 14 gal bio-cube. Everyone said "take out the bio-balls ASAP". When my tank was about 3 weeks old, I took out about 1/3 of the balls and put a bag of chemi-pure elite over the top of the remaining bio-balls and put filter floss over that. A week or so later, when my media basket arrived, I took out the remaining balls and installed the media basket with filter floss/purigen/chemi-pure elite. I added some "Special Blend" which is basically pure bacteria at the same time. I also add a little of this with each new addition to the tank. My tank is now about 7 weeks old and everything seems to be doing fine. Water parameters are good.