Re: NANFA-- Local Park Aquarium

D. Martin Moore (
Wed, 17 May 2000 00:17:05 -0700

Quoth Wade Hedgren regarding NANFA-- Local Park Aquarium:

> Right now they have a UGF with 2 powerheads as the only filtration.
> So... I would like to open up the debate again... "to UGF or to not
> UGF".

Sh*t-can the UGF. I abandoned these years back because you
cannot use enriched substrata (conducive to plant growth) with a
UGF. Also, fry tend to get sucked under the plates. And they're
just plain ugly. For small tanks I use Penguin filters with biowheels.
For large tanks (55gal +) go with fluidized bed.


"Cry to it, nuncle. as the cockney did to the eels when she put
'em i' the paste alive; she knapped 'em o' the coxcombs with a
stick, and cried 'Down wantons, down!'"

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