To bioball or not to bioball??

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    tp1011

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    I Have a 29BC that has been running for about 3 years. In the chamber in the back I have an Intank media basket with filter
    floss and Chem pure I have another media basket that I thought of putting in the chamber and filling with bioballs. Good idea or not? Back in the day it was a good to have bioballs, now I read that it just adds nitrates to the tank?

    Feed back would be great. Also any good nano sites or threads you guys suggest

    thank you
     
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    fastrd400 It wasn't me! Moderator

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    If you have live rock in your tank thete is no need for bio balls.
     
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    2XAl Salt Addict VIP Member

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    I have a bag of bioballs I took out of my tank about 2 years ago and never looked back. If you have live rock, as fast suggested, then there is no need for bioballs. They are more of a nitrate liability than they are worth, in my opinion.
     
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