help with filtration

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  1. guillaume

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    hey guy im looking for some advice i build this system my self and i want to know wat you think .

    oky i recently lost an oscar and i took the hit hard finaly got an new yesterday.

    i had 2 small fish in the tank to keep the system cycled one guppy and a fiter fish.

    it is a wet dry system and the pump is running at 1400 . tank is about 1.2 by 70*70 and sump 100l

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    this is the prefilter and then some sponges
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    then my filter media witch is plastic pot scrubbers

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    then i got ceramic rings in botom shelf

    2 X 300 wat heaters in sump and a 200 wat heater in tank

    i empty most of the water out of the sump once a day and fill it up with new water from our well keeping all the equipment under water

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  3. Jwh

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    Important question is, and what are your water parameters? If these are OK, your filter works, and nothing else matters.
    I saw the video on YouTube some time ago, and thought this was a cost effective way to set up a filter.
     
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    guillaume

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    all is in the green its the first systems i have build myself so still a bit worried about it :)
     

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