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    Where is it mounted on the 10G, on the end of the tank?
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    It's mounted on the back glass on the left of the tank, Why?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    This depends on many factors that have not been described here yet...stocking levels, to begin with, that the OP hasn't even disclosed

    I agree with the above suggestions to replace the Top Fin with an AC30

    Move established media from the TF to the AC
    My 10G gas 1 ADF, 3 Male Guppies, 3 Otos and about 15 ghost shrimp... it started as 3 but apparently me having tights over my filter intake allowed them to multiply, I sold about 40 more.Here's a pick from a recent water change, I have added several more rosette swords. 20170509_120752.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by crazydragonlady View Post
    If I were to get one for my 2.5g that is still sitting a box that I will use as a quarentine tank would an AC20 be too much. It didnt come with a filter. I just placed my order for an AC30 for my 10G.
    For a 2.5g tank, consider this filter - comes with 2 sponges but there is room to also add some biomedia, which is what I did to mine.

    http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...fm?pcatid=9821

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silbar View Post
    It's mounted on the back glass on the left of the tank, Why?
    I was wondering about the flow, my AC30 on my 10G provides plenty.

    Quote Originally Posted by crazydragonlady View Post
    My 10G gas 1 ADF, 3 Male Guppies, 3 Otos and about 15 ghost shrimp... it started as 3 but apparently me having tights over my filter intake allowed them to multiply, I sold about 40 more.Here's a pick from a recent water change, I have added several more rosette swords. 20170509_120752.jpg
    Have you tested your water params lately?...how was the tank cycled?

    You can get rid of the carbon, but DO NOT change out the cartridges until you get a new filter, or you will lose your cycle.

    HOB filters should be cleaned once a month, but you don't clean the media.

    Why the low water level?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    I was wondering about the flow, my AC30 on my 10G provides plenty.



    Have you tested your water params lately?...how was the tank cycled?

    You can get rid of the carbon, but DO NOT change out the cartridges until you get a new filter, or you will lose your cycle.

    HOB filters should be cleaned once a month, but you don't clean the media.

    Why the low water level?
    I test my water every water change, this tank has been 0s on ammonia and nitrites since it completed cycling in February and nitrates at last water change were about 20ppm. This tank was a bummer to cycle and took about 9 weeks to fully get there. All I did was fill it and wait. I added no source of ammonia except a single blood worm once a week.

    That pic was from when I first added live plants to the tank which I did after I vacuumed my gravel. I just hadn't refilled it yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crazydragonlady View Post
    I test my water every water change, this tank has been 0s on ammonia and nitrites since it completed cycling in February and nitrates at last water change were about 20ppm. This tank was a bummer to cycle and took about 9 weeks to fully get there. All I did was fill it and wait. I added no source of ammonia except a single blood worm once a week.

    That pic was from when I first added live plants to the tank which I did after I vacuumed my gravel. I just hadn't refilled it yet.
    Did you add water conditioner?
    What kind of test kit do you use?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Did you add water conditioner?
    What kind of test kit do you use?
    I use Seachem Prime in all of my tanks except my Betta tank which I use Betta Tap Safe. I have the API Freshwater Master Kit
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    The Prime is all you need for the betta tank
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    agree, the special conditioners for bettas are just a way for them to make more $$$ on specialty items you don't need. Prime is all you need.
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