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what is media & how does it work?

Discussion in 'Aquarium Equipment & Decor' started by scottdrag, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. scottdrag

    scottdrag Thread Starter New Member

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    Media???
    Maybe im just missing this, but what is it? I know that it filters out things for canister,but is it a sponge or what and how does it work???
     
  2. Anonymous

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    Media can be several different things. Sponges, bio balls/rings and pads are just a few. It is basically what takes the larger particles out of the water and gives a place for the bacteria to grow.
     
  3. scottdrag

    scottdrag Thread Starter New Member

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    oh i got ya. Now it all make sense.