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    Here is how someone customized their cascade 300 HOB, not sure what the bug chamber is?

    http://www.cichlid-forum.com/article..._tricks_ii.php

    That is one way to do it; or you can do it this way:

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    The "orange" sponge is a coarse one where water will flow into the chamber with the bacterial media, and the "white" one is a polishing pad to catch any additional debris before the water goes back into your tank. This shouldn't impeded flow.
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    Hey Nat, is the green aqua flow considered th coarse of fine sponge?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boundava View Post
    not sure what the bug chamber is?
    Guessing the OP meant 'big'

    Your diagram is quite nice, by the way.
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    Ken...the aqua flow is comparable to blue bonded, it has a coarse and.fine side.

    Thanks Rivers...I am more visual if you couldn't already tell by my tons of photo guides, lol.
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    so Is that like an all in one sponge or would i still need a polishing pad?

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    What kind of filter?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hockey nut View Post
    so Is that like an all in one sponge or would i still need a polishing pad?
    I wouldn't say you NEED a polishing pad its more of something you would use if you want to remove tiny particles from water column.

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    All I found "polishing pads" good for is quickly clogging and impeding flow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    What kind of filter?









    Aqueon QuietFlow Aquarium Power Filter, Size 30 & 50

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    Agree with above. I use the blue bonded pads in my filters. Sometimes with or without the coarse sponges that go in the Eheims.
    Two 5.5g- Shrimp tanks; 1st with Bloody Mary and Rose shrimp and 2nd with Blue Dream shrimp
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