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  1. #21

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    Air powered sponge filters work pretty well given enough time for bacterial colonies to develop. Just make sure they're large enough for the required surface area. The bottle filter is a great DYI project though.
    When in doubt, do a water change.

    "This ain't rocket science!"

  2. #22

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    I bought a seapora sponge filter that connects to an air pump at my LFS for $10. I know it's cool to diy but it doesn't get much cheaper than that.
    Don't poke the crazy

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    yes lol one of the reasons I didn't go full DIY was because of the cheap cost. I got 5 sponge filters rated for about 5-10 gallons each for $10 total online. Granted, it took forever for them to arrive (from China) but they are completely functional and a worthwhile purchase.
    Tanks: 30 gal community and 10 gal shrimp/community
    Journals Here

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    Quote Originally Posted by SeaLady View Post
    I have since removed some of the media, as I didn't think it was moving much water. And checking back to the How To video I realized he added only half the volume of the "canister" size. So now it flows better...to me anyway...
    Attachment 32334
    the media is moving more freely...
    What size bottle did you use here?

  5. #25

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    looks like a 20 oz Coca Cola Bottle
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    37G FW - 3 Pearl Gourami, 4 Black Mollies, approximately 20+ Molly Fry, 5 Assassin Snails | 10G Planted FW - 14 Molly Fry, rocks, DW and an Anubias Nana - journal
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    How to cycle without fishies!

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