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deano"Cetus Sieve" 3:13pm Saturday 23rd Jul
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from: bingley West Yorkshire

Hey is any one running from bottom drain to Cetus Sieve then K1 Micro Bead filte .I have all my pipe work and a nexus 220 and redy to start the plumbing now.but the nexus 220 is takeing all the shed up and I could run the 4 inch pipe along and out the shed and set up the nexus out side but that's longer pipe runs and I would like all the filter in the shed.so was thinking of the sieve then bead as it's a lot smaller and give me more room. I would be up for swapping my 220 for a cetus sieve .would you think the 24 inch K1 Micro Bead filte is better than the 220
kensmith"RE: Cetus Sieve" 5:37am Sunday 24th Jul
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from: Bingley

Hi. I don't run a Cetus Bead combo but if you are swapping from what you have I would recommend swapping to drum and bio. I have been running Drum for about 5 years now and it completely transformed my enjoyment. I no longer feel that it is a chore to keep on top of the filter cleaning and the water quality / clarity has been amazing. Personally I cannot recommend the drum enough
Regards
deano"RE: Cetus Sieve" 10:44am Sunday 24th Jul
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from: bingley West Yorkshire

Wish I could afford a drum filter i have had a look atThe Filtreau Drumfilter HF30 and it about the same price as a bead. but I would have to get a bio chamber as well.just trying to save sum space .where abouts in bingley are you.im from crossflatts. But in riddlesden now.
kensmith"RE: Cetus Sieve" 5:36am Monday 25th Jul
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from: Bingley

Hi. I was under the impression you was going to buy both sieve and bead which is why I suggested the drum route. Unfortunately they are not cheap, nothing in this hobby is. If you could stretch to it even if it is a plan for the future
I don't think you would regret it. I am from the grange park area at the bottom of Cottingley. You are welcome to come and have a look at my set up if you would like. My brother is in Denholme and he runs a much smaller set up with a smaller cheaper drum.

deano"RE: Cetus Sieve" 7:27am Tuesday 26th Jul
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from: bingley West Yorkshire

No I was just going to buy a bead and sell or try swap my nexus. But now looking more in to it the Filtreau Drumfilter HF30 is the same price as the bead.yes that would be good to see your set up.
kensmith"RE: Cetus Sieve" 6:39am Wednesday 27th Jul
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from: Bingley

Hi
From what i can see the HF30 is just the drum filter. You would still need the bio filtration too. The drum just removed the main crap which then gives the bio stages a better chance of doing its job.

I am home most evenings. Let me know what works for you and we can arrange a visit

deano"RE: Cetus Sieve" 12:49pm Wednesday 27th Jul
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from: bingley West Yorkshire

Yes that's right so I have been looking at the FILTREAU COMBI NEXT as will because if I am going to do it might as well get the full unit .I finish work at 6 every night I work in Shipley so have to go past yours on way home so I can call in any time that is good for you
JIMMY/S

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"RE: Cetus Sieve" 3:32pm Wednesday 27th Jul


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Hi Dean I started with a Vortex gravity fed then pumped up to a three bay, I decided to replace the vortex with a Cetus and regretted it as the water clarity got worse so I then decided to replace with a drum and have never looked back.
I still have the three bay but while having to clean more often with the Cetus don't clean so much at all with the drum and the clarity is good. I know they are expensive but the time and work they save in cleaning the bio chambers is well worth the expense.

Regards Jim
deano"RE: Cetus Sieve" 8:38pm Thursday 28th Jul
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last here: 8:38pm Thursday 28th Jul
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from: bingley West Yorkshire

I have Kockney Koi bay filter then a easy pond on the old pond loved the easy pod for the cleaning no getting wet haha.now I did like the idea of the bead filter. But the more i look at drum filters i think i will get one.think i will sell the nexus or try swap for a bio chamber if i get the drum. With out the bio.after going to Kitsu koi last friday I carnt wait to get the pond up and running


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