What bio-filter media do you use?

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Depends on the tank size, I use maxspec balls, what you link could be ok, hard to say, experiments I’ve seen do seen to show that some media are a lot better than others, you don’t need a lot of it either, so I wouldn’t over do it.
 
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I don't even have a sump. So any of the rock or media you're wondering about IMO isn't even needed.
I think this is mostly true, but if you have minimal rock in the display, some supplemental surface area in the sump might be a good idea. And, I don't think you can too much surface area for bacteria.
 

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I think this is mostly true, but if you have minimal rock in the display, some supplemental surface area in the sump might be a good idea. And, I don't think you can too much surface area for bacteria.
Correct. I'm an anti NSA guy though. Guess I didn't consider that.
 
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I have a lot of live rock in the sump along with max spec ceramic plates. about 5 months ago I ditched the bio pellets and but in the reactor Aquaforest Life Bio Fill. I liked it so much that I added it to my sumps in the Seahorse tank and my newly started LPS tank
 
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Siporax for me, too. If you can filter the water before it hits the siporax it will clog more slowly and allow anaerobic action deep in the pores.
 

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Building my DIY sump and wonder what all of you guys use for biofilter media? I see the plastic bio balls. One brick for like 50 bucks. wondering which one is the best or preferences.

I was planning on getting this one for my sump.

Plastic pot scrubbies from the Dollar general for a dollar a pack
 
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