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  1. #31

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    I'm partial to the AC's, so I'd always advise adding another, lol...but don't buy more filters if you don't need them, I'd use what you have for now...just consider this, you're a likely candidate for MTS, so an extra filter or two could never hurt

    The only other HOB I have (original "kit" filter when I first started, saved as a backup) is a Tetra Whisper, not familiar with the Quiet Flow...they may be the same thing, for all I know...it works fine, but I've never figured out how to remove the motor to clean it...not really found of the impeller assembly being a part of the U-tube, either

    Yes, but dispose of (if you ever use it at all) and add fresh (if you ever need to use it again), it's inexpensive...I have bags of it stored that I don't think I'll ever use...it probably has a shelf life, as well
    I can disassemble the tube and get to the impeller to take it out of the motor and clean it I did that today.

    If I get one should I just get another 50?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    I'm partial to the AC's, so I'd always advise adding another, lol...but don't buy more filters if you don't need them, I'd use what you have for now...just consider this, you're a likely candidate for MTS, so an extra filter or two could never hurt

    The only other HOB I have (original "kit" filter when I first started, saved as a backup) is a Tetra Whisper, not familiar with the Quiet Flow...they may be the same thing, for all I know...it works fine, but I've never figured out how to remove the motor to clean it...not really found of the impeller assembly being a part of the U-tube, either

    Yes, but dispose of (if you ever use it at all) and add fresh (if you ever need to use it again), it's inexpensive...I have bags of it stored that I don't think I'll ever use...it probably has a shelf life, as well
    Also the QF30 has enough room on the back of it to put a fair amount of that polyfil and ceramic that was what I planned to do eventually. Maybe in the end I'll put 2 QF 20s on the QT the QF 30 without a filter on the water holding container and get another AC.
    ~Pray for Henry~

  3. #33

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mspringer View Post
    Also the QF30 has enough room on the back of it to put a fair amount of that polyfil and ceramic that was what I planned to do eventually. Maybe in the end I'll put 2 QF 20s on the QT the QF 30 without a filter on the water holding container and get another AC.
    There was only 2$ difference between a 30 and a 50 on Amazon so I pulled the trigger on a 50. And I don't think any of my filters will go to waste seems as though they would all still be accounted for.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Yeah, you need to clean the housing, but the motor needs it even more, it will eventually fill up with enough gunk to hinder it's operation, speaking from experience
    With a high bioload, the gunk will build up so fast it will make it stop. If you keep a lower bioload, this won't happen. I kept an AC 50 running for 4 years without cleaning the impeller or the impeller well. It was stopped once a month to remove the sponge and media for cleaning. I never cleaned the tubes either, and never had a problem with nitrate creep.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mspringer View Post
    There was only 2$ difference between a 30 and a 50 on Amazon so I pulled the trigger on a 50. And I don't think any of my filters will go to waste seems as though they would all still be accounted for.
    Sounds good...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Sounds good...
    Think 2 AC 50s should be enough filtration for a 38 gallon tank? Lol
    ~Pray for Henry~

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    Sure...I may even would have considered a 50 and a 70, lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Sure...I may even would have considered a 50 and a 70, lol
    Funny! Thanks man! Really loving the 38 especially now that water changes are easier and less messy!
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    Yep, doing WC's with buckets is a real PITA that most don't need to go through
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Yep, doing WC's with buckets is a real PITA that most don't need to go through
    For sure! I love my new setup works like a charm! I kindof wish I would have opted for a pump with an even larger flow rate than 265GPH but other than that it's spot on! Maybe down the road I'll get a bigger one and use what I have for the QT tank.
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