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03-22-2016 08:59 PM
Re: Filter usage for 10 gallons tank

Originally Posted by Gizmo View Post
Ideally, you should run your filter 24x7.
Agreed. Filters only work to break down Ammonia and Nitrite while they are running, and you only get CO2/O2 diffusion if there is surface agitation. Turning it off could quickly put the fish into harms way.
03-21-2016 02:20 PM
Re: Filter usage for 10 gallons tank

Ideally, you should run your filter 24x7.
03-20-2016 01:07 PM
Filter usage for 10 gallons tank

i am having 11 small tropical in a 10 gallons tank, and have power filter of 500 litre / hour capacity, nd my tank side is 18 x 12 x 12 inches . So do we need to run power filter 24 x 7.
Please reply ASAP as i am beginner.


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