the act of filtering a liquid or gas through a filter.
Resources to information about various types of filters and filtration set ups that you can choose when setting up a saltwater aquarium.
Live Rock Filtration & Berlin Set Ups
Here are resources to information about how cured and uncured live rock is used in or added to saltwater aquariums and Berlin System filter set ups for biological filtration in your saltwater or marine aquarium.
Live Sand Filtration & Jaubert Set Ups
Here are resources to learn about using live sand for biological filtration and with Jaubert or Plenum set ups for natural nitrate reduction (NNR) or denitrification in saltwater systems.
More and more aquarists are using mangrove plants for filtration in their tanks. Mangroves remove nitrates, phosphates, organic material and many other toxins.