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Postby Morten Garathun-Hansen » Sun Oct 17, 2010 5:33 pm

Hi all :welcome:

I just want to shear with you all the best biological filter in the world!
It is called Fluidized Bed Filter.

The manufacturer is Lifeguard. It works like a dream. I use it in my sumps. Here is a picture of the installation:


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Postby Tony Vaughan » Sun Oct 17, 2010 5:37 pm

Hi MGH,

Can you tell me (us) why you rate it so highly :question: :question: :question:

I know a guy who had one and he said it was a BOS...........(Ball of Shit)

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Postby Morten Garathun-Hansen » Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:08 pm

Hi Tony

I rate it highly because of it`s high efficiency. The media inside the filterhouse consist of millions of sand corns, with a endelss surface area.
This means that you can feed very hard without getting nitrate problems.
It is very easy to maintain. On the filter there is several options for in/out connections. It is important to do this correctly.

What problems did your friend have with the filter?

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Postby Tony Vaughan » Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:12 pm

Cool - would you be able to post more pics of the sump pls :question: :question:

I think his general feeling was that it was not all that it was supposed to me and that the Nitrates were not as low as he expected.

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Postby Morten Garathun-Hansen » Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:34 pm

Here is some pictures of some of my sumps.

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Postby Tony Vaughan » Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:47 pm

TY - so the only contents of the filter are sponge :question: :question: and the fluidized bed filter.

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Postby Morten Garathun-Hansen » Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:51 pm

Yes, this is all you need :thumbsup:
As you can see, I do not use UV.
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Postby Tony Vaughan » Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:54 pm

LOL :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

I remember an old saying....................KISS :thumbsup:

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Postby Morten Garathun-Hansen » Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:57 pm

The hottest band in the world :thumbsup:
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Postby Tony Vaughan » Sun Oct 17, 2010 7:05 pm

LOL :nono: :nono: :nono:

I mean..............Keep It Simple Stupid :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Lots of discus keepers think.....................wow this is the King of The Aquarium.........I must have all the best of equipment to keep them sucessfully. That is not always the case :thumbsup:

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Postby Morten Garathun-Hansen » Sun Oct 17, 2010 7:07 pm

haha, okay KISS

I agree Tony, keep it as simple as possible :thumbsup:
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Postby Tony Vaughan » Sun Oct 17, 2010 7:12 pm

LOL - it's often the best policy :thumbsup:

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Postby Tony Vaughan » Sun Oct 17, 2010 9:02 pm

Hi MGH,

Can you give me some specs on the model of your FB please ??

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Postby Morten Garathun-Hansen » Sun Oct 17, 2010 9:10 pm

Hi Tony

I use Lifeguard FB300, up to 300 gallon tank capacity.

Please see: http://www.jehmco.com/html/fluidized_bed_filters.html


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Postby Tony Vaughan » Sun Oct 17, 2010 9:24 pm

TYVM Mate - I was looking at this one on ebay but it's a bit pricey http://cgi.ebay.ie/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie ... K:MEWAX:IT especially considering that the media is extra so I'll take a look at your link.

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