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  1. #1
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    Replacing sponge in Aquapod

    Hello All,

    I'm looking for some advice/opinions. I have an Aquapod 24. I want to rid the tank of the sponge they use as a sedement filter in the overflow of the tank... it just get's gross and I hate cleaning it.

    I'm thinking of filling the overflow section with LR rubble. Any have any opinions or suggestions of alternatives?

    58 gallon display, 20 gallon sump, Octopus Recirc 110, Mag9 return. Nova Extreme lighting.
    55lbs live rock.
    Yellow Tang, 2 Clowns, Kupang Damsel, Yellow Watchmen.

    24 gallon AquaPod, 24lbs live rock.
    Valentini Toby, Coral Beauty, various snails, hermits.

    12 gallon AquaPod, 12lbs live rock, lots of mushrooms.

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    liv is offline
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    LR rubble is always good for some filtration.
    that pad is most likely for polishing water and also getting rid of bubbles.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    you'll still need to make sure the LR rubble doesn't become a detritus trap or you can have a problem. do you have a skimmer or fuge ??? maybe you could grow some chaeto in the overflow?????

    120S RR tank with 60G basement sump / fuge

    Return Pump: Little Giant 4-MDQX SC
    Water Movement: MP40W, Seio 1500, (2) Hydor K4's
    Lighting: 400W SE MH with 10K Venture
    Skimmer: Euro-Reef RS250 with gate valve
    Other: RODI, RDSB, PO4/AC reactor

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