strawbx wrote:Hello guys,
Has anyone got any info on using this type of filter?
strawbx wrote:Re the HMF info - Thanks guys. Now I've got my head round the brilliant simplicity I'm certainly going to use them in all my tanks when my fish-house is completed. Just have to find a supplier for the foam.
Tapio Martimo wrote:... is that I would not recommend it to be used with wood-eating Panaque-plec*s as their decay matter, consisting largely wood dust, would soon stop up the flow of water in the mat.
Finally, I would strongly recommend you to read the theory behind the mat filter from the Deters website. It is, in my opinion, very important to notice e.g. that the flow rate of water in the mat should not be too high so that the nitrogen bacteria inhabiting the mat can oxidize the ammonia and nitrites into nitrates.
joern wrote:there also exist a Finlandian translation of Olafs site, isn' it..
... Panaque (more the big Panaque, not yet observed on "Panaqolus") also like the foam...i don't know why, i personally believe, that these species may be to hungry...as not all panaque do it...
Look here: http://forum.planetcatfish.com/viewtopic.php?t=6948
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