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Old October 9th, 2014, 11:41 AM   #1
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Default Bio - balls in a reef tank

It had been the subject of debate that bio balls are bad for a Saltwater tank. There are many filtration methods used on reef tanks. I still use bio balls. What do you think? Negative / Positive?
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Old October 16th, 2014, 04:41 PM   #2
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positve for fish only
no good for reefs
Bio ball hold nitrates, alittle nitrates in a fish only ok not in a reef
where u want them as low as possible.
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That's funny because I've been using them for 10 years.. what would you use instead? I currently have bio balls, sooner and small cheato area in my sump.
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Old October 17th, 2014, 12:34 PM   #4
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I used live rock
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