Definitions for "Trickle Filter"
A wet dry filter using a drip plate to disperse the water over bio-media.
a water purifier in which water flows slowly, or trickles, over media not submerged but held in a tray or chamber, meant to facilitate attachment and growth of nitrifying bacteria.
A type of Bio-filter in which water to be purified trickles over the media held in a tray or chamber not submerged in water. This increases the amount of oxygen available to the bacteria, promoting Nitrification.
a very good option here, especially if you are thinking of progressing to a reef style tank at a later date