can i setup and fill my tank without a filter for 3 days?

Ashtons Fishroom

Jack Dempsey
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Hello everyone, i was just wondering if its possible to fill a tank up with water and let it sit for 3 days without a filter?
 

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Hello everyone, i was just wondering if its possible to fill a tank up with water and let it sit for 3 days without a filter?
You could dump all your bio media into your tank or if your tank isn't overstocked (and established) I think it'll be fine as there would be beneficial bacteria colonies on all submerged surfaces in your tank anyway.
 
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thanks krismo! yeah ive been wondering about that for a while just thought to finally post a thread to find out :)
 
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