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    why wouldn't you use your existing bio balls or bio max? You already have your BB colonized on the existing Bio balls. I wouldn't change them out. I've had my AC going for almost 2 years and have the same bio balls that came with it.
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

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    Join Date
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    inland northwest, U.S.A.
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    You need an AC fish to distract you from the rude truckers... - Rue A piece of cake to thank everybody that posted in my anniversary thread for their kind words. - gadget228 Merry X-mass and thank you - Cliff Because Goldfish are awesome :) - Xavier Thx for the rep - kingkarter 
    merry xmas XD - genocidex for your kind words! - C-Dub Welcome Skinner! - Rue Happy Holidays! - Rue Happy B-Day! - Rue 

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    I didn't mean that I would change the Biomax. I was simply noticing that those new ones were the only supplies I had on hand that would fit inside an AC110. I thought I had also had extra sponges, but discovered I don't, so will have to get those. No, I won't be replacing the Biomax. I was just surprised to find I didn't also have new sponges.
    20 gal. high: planted; 8 white cloud minnows, 10 RCS, 2 blue shrimp, several snails; AC50, Azoo air. 65 gal: planted; 7 rosy barbs, 6 glofish,, 2 zebra danios, 6 rosy red (fathead) minnows, 3 dojo loaches, several snails; AC110 x 2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mermaidwannabe View Post
    I didn't mean that I would change the Biomax. I was simply noticing that those new ones were the only supplies I had on hand that would fit inside an AC110. I thought I had also had extra sponges, but discovered I don't, so will have to get those. No, I won't be replacing the Biomax. I was just surprised to find I didn't also have new sponges.
    I should have known :o) You're a good fishkeeper :o)
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

  4. #14

    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    inland northwest, U.S.A.
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    Awards Showcase

    You need an AC fish to distract you from the rude truckers... - Rue A piece of cake to thank everybody that posted in my anniversary thread for their kind words. - gadget228 Merry X-mass and thank you - Cliff Because Goldfish are awesome :) - Xavier Thx for the rep - kingkarter 
    merry xmas XD - genocidex for your kind words! - C-Dub Welcome Skinner! - Rue Happy Holidays! - Rue Happy B-Day! - Rue 

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    Update:

    I inserted a brand new sponge into this filter -- one with larger holes so it's more porous -- and so far, so good. The basket is staying down.

    A lot of the ceramic biobeads in the top bag had been sitting above the water line for quite some time, so I'm sure I lost some BB. But since I changed out the sponge a couple of weeks ago, I should probably have a new colony in that area by now.

    Fish have been unaffected.

    Thanks again for the valuable advice.

    -- mermaid
    20 gal. high: planted; 8 white cloud minnows, 10 RCS, 2 blue shrimp, several snails; AC50, Azoo air. 65 gal: planted; 7 rosy barbs, 6 glofish,, 2 zebra danios, 6 rosy red (fathead) minnows, 3 dojo loaches, several snails; AC110 x 2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mermaidwannabe View Post
    Update:I inserted a brand new sponge into this filter -- one with larger holes so it's more porous -- and so far, so good. The basket is staying down.
    A lot of the ceramic biobeads in the top bag had been sitting above the water line for quite some time, so I'm sure I lost some BB. But since I changed out the sponge a couple of weeks ago, I should probably have a new colony in that area by now.
    Fish have been unaffected.
    Thanks again for the valuable advice.
    -- mermaid
    you should be good to go now! :o)
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

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