"Shagster" wrote in message
Is anyone out there using a Diatom (like a Vortex D-1) filter in a planted
tank??? Is it safe to keep a filter like this in place continuously?
I keep having a recurring problem with "green/cloudy" water.. My UV
sterilizer isn't fixing it, and the only thing that works is a few hours
with a rented Vortex Diatom D-1 with Super-Char...
I wouldn't mind purchasing one, but want to know what others thought about
continual use in a planted tank..
I recently redid my planted tank , adding flourite substrate etc. and had
an outbreak of green water off and on for awhile. I ordered a Vortex XL and
it cleared the tank up to crystal clear in no time at all.