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Replace old filter

Discussion in 'Are you new to aquatic plants? Start here' started by vietxtlife, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. vietxtlife

    vietxtlife Junior Poster

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    i have 2 marine land emperor 400 on my 55 g tank now, i thing this to filter create to much aeration so just order a ehiem 2073 to replace those filter. Is there a process to change out the old filter.
     
  2. Matt Hartley

    Matt Hartley Junior Poster

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    I would recommend that you run both the old filters (marineland) and the new (ehiem) for about 2 weeks on the same tank to ensure that a bacteria colony is formed in the new filter. The one thing that you want to avoid is an ammonia spike because you removed to much old filtration at one time.
     
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