I am having second thoughts about your swirl filter question. Yes worms do help but I discovered something last night that changed my mind. Well it did but then again my fish load has been waaayyyy to much with also explains why I havent had the best luck with growing. Anyway I discovered that the solids in my water bed was super thick! The water first gets pumped into my gravel bed and then drains into a water bed where the solids settle. I have been running this system for 15 months. I noticed all my fish were on the surface panting for air to get away from the ammonia from all that poop. I did a 50% water change and only lost one fish. So please do not make my mistakes, you dont need alot of fish or a swirl filter.
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