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Filtration options - need help!

Posted By: poufsmom <poufsmom@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Saturday, 17 September 2005, at 2:24 p.m.

I'm in South Africa and have a 30gal tank with 1 moonlight gourami, 7 chain loaches & 2 clown loaches (still small only about 1.5-2 inches). The tank is less than 6 months old and was origionally meant to house a breeding trio of moonlights, but so far only the large male, and subsequently the loaches crept up on me (dunno how that happened!!!). So I started out with only 2 large corner box filters, but now I'm thinking I want something more efficient for the loaches. I don't want too fast a flow 'cos of the moonlight, so I'm undecided between canister or hang-on cascade filtration. I'm also on a somewhat limited budget, but this month I am working for a pet company and can get some Penn-plax products at wholesale prices. Any suggestions as to type of filtratio