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Sump or Canister
Topic Started: Aug 2 2009, 07:04 PM (763 Views)
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Baby Black Aro
canisters are also better for anaerobic bacteria that need poorly oxygenated water to reduce nitrates.
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We have a canister filter in our 100 gallon (fluval 305) and we are very happy with it. But I never tried a sump filter...
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I would suggest you to go with a large sump. The maintenance changes of a sump are gradual and it dose not stress the animals as much as a canister does. When maintaining a canister it necessitates temporarily shutting down of the filter to clean. But a sump reduces the rate of change and eliminates down times which helps to keep the tank healthy.
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