Filtration for a 125g

Discussion in 'Filters and Filtration' started by LeoDiaz, Aug 1, 2015.

  1. LeoDiazFishlore VIPMember

    Wat would you recommend to filter a 125? There one catch i cant put anything under the tank.
  2. BluestreakflWell Known MemberMember

    Can you put anything next to the tank? Like a small table with 2 canister filters, at a slightly lower level than the base of the tank? Otherwise several really powerful HOB filters would be my recommendation.

  3. LeoDiazFishlore VIPMember

    No i cant, i think im stuck with hobs. Which ones do u recommend and how many? Bluestreakfl

    Last edited: Aug 1, 2015
  4. Dom90Fishlore VIPMember

    Maybe 2 AquaClear 110, or maybe 3...

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  5. LeoDiazFishlore VIPMember

    The only issue i see with hobs is that the intake tube will get in the way of my rock stacking.
  6. slayer5590Well Known MemberMember

    As many ac110s as you can put on it.
  7. LeoDiazFishlore VIPMember

    More like as many as i can afford,lol.
  8. freak78Well Known MemberMember

    I have a 125 and I have a Fluval FX-6 and two AC 110s. If it were me I would run three AC 110s.
  9. BDpupsWell Known MemberMember

    Sponge filters would work.

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  10. freak78Well Known MemberMember

    Any way you can scape around the intake tubes?
  11. Thunder_o_bFishlore VIPMember

    3-4 of these   They are outstanding filters. I use them and will never again waste my time and money on the lesser filters on the market. I have had mainland filters running for years (Magnum, Penguin, Emperor) I have a Magnum canister that has been running for over ten years. Never once have any of them failed.
  12. LeoDiazFishlore VIPMember

    I could, ill proably go with 3 aquaclears 110. How many heater will need?
  13. freak78Well Known MemberMember

  14. LeoDiazFishlore VIPMember

    500watts can handle the winter months?
  15. freak78Well Known MemberMember

    Yeah we live in northern indiana stones throw away from Michigan. It has no problem maintaining that temp. That's with the room at about 65 degrees.
  16. LeoDiazFishlore VIPMember

    Ok so 2 250 watts heater and 3 aquaclear 110 and im set.
  17. freak78Well Known MemberMember

    I would say yeah.

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