Thread: My DIY Sponge filter
02-09-2014, 04:39 PM #21
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.
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02-11-2014, 12:14 AM #22
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
02-16-2014, 02:19 AM #23
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
02-16-2014, 05:21 AM #24
02-16-2014, 03:37 PM #25
looks like a 20 oz Coca Cola BottleCurrent tanks:
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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