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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.

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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.
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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.
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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...
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    the media is moving more freely...
    What size bottle did you use here?

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    looks like a 20 oz Coca Cola Bottle
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