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Posted By: Joe Loach <email@example.com> In Response To: Re: You have the same problem I do!! (Joe Loach)
Date: Monday, 17 January 2000, at 8:16 p.m.
In Response To: Re: You have the same problem I do!! (Joe Loach)
Good mechanical filtration is a key to keeping water clear.
My 80 is looking great these days, very clear water. You can look through one *end* of the tank to the other and it's still clear. The key, I believe is that I have a good prefilter on my current plant filter. The prefilter gives excellent mechanical filtration -- it includes a surface skimmer and a large blue filter pad rapped around a verticle piece of PVC pipe that has holes drilled in it (Er, I guess you have to see it. Difficult to describe. :-)
JL ps--yes, my pl