Mechanical Filtration

This is the process by which fine floating particles are removed from the water. This is usually done by pumping aquarium water through a foam mesh before returning it back into the aquarium.

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16 06 2009
Green Water! « Cichlid Diary

[…] the bottom or gets trapped in the filter. Unfortunately, I am currently under-resourced as far as mechanical filtration goes as my Eheim 2229 doesn’t really trap particles. I did have a sponge to go over the […]

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