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would this make a good zebra setup

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Post by nixer » Sat Jun 27, 2009 7:45 pm

while surfing around i came across this article http://www.loaches.com/articles/river-t ... old-design typically this setup looks like it should work for zebras. what do you guys think?

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Post by TwoTankAmin » Sun Jun 28, 2009 2:01 pm

I have a "bastardized" version of this type of system in my breeder tank. It is only a partial river. I wanted a more elaborate setup, as in the link, but never seemed to get around to it.
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Post by kingie11 » Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:17 pm

looks simple and effective
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Post by Jo's Zebs » Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:03 pm

I take it additional filtration would be requires or not? I have an empty 400L have been thinking of this kind of setup
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Post by TwoTankAmin » Tue Jun 30, 2009 3:43 pm

The only issue would be if you needed chemical filtration. The intake sponges will provide mechanical and a place for bacteria to colonize.
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Post by nixer » Wed Jul 01, 2009 6:50 am

im sure there is something to adapt for chemical filtration

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Post by Hitch » Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:23 pm

I don't think you would even need chemical filtration, none of my pleco tanks ever used things like activated carbon.

But if you would want to, getting another small filter just for the purpose of chemical filtration wont hurt.

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Post by TwoTankAmin » Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:15 pm

Almost any snall powerfilter with a media bag would work on an as needed basis.
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Post by shamrock » Sun Jul 19, 2009 8:27 pm

have you set it up yet? i'd be very interested to see a video of it in action :D

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