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    I currently have the stock filter Power Whisper 10 that came with my tank. I was wondering what would provide better filtration on a small budget.

    Would it be possible to just buy a bigger power filter like one for a 30g to turn the water over more or would it create too much current or trap fish on the intake or something?

    Or could I add something to the one I have to make it better? I remember reading something about fluvel sponges but can't find the post.
    My tank:
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    30 seems really strong. You maybe could try a 15 or 20. that might work. I'm not really sure though
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    I would go with an Aquaclear 50 (even though an AC 30 would do the trick). They aren't that expensive, filter media is cheap and easy to find. There is only about a $10 price difference between the AC 30 and 50, so might as well go one number higher, more filteration is better.

    I'm running a 50 on one of my 10g's and the current/flow is fine. I'm also running the AC 110 on my 29g with no issues what so ever.
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    try a OSCAR mini canister filter for up to 20g. i have one, and it has good flow. it comes with a spraybar and the canister itself can sit on the floor or hang on the tank, and its the size of a softball

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    Quote Originally Posted by cocoa_pleco
    try a OSCAR mini canister filter for up to 20g. i have one, and it has good flow. it comes with a spraybar and the canister itself can sit on the floor or hang on the tank, and its the size of a softball
    Nice. Saw one of those a Petcetera, but was skeptikal about it (as I am with most of their stuff), but I wouldn't mind trying one out. Could you post some pics?
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    god im hungry - cocoa_pleco You make me laugh! - Drumachine09 And lots of pizza too! lol - Chrona wish i had some of this to drink right now - cocoa_pleco DAAAAAM, this drink looks good - cocoa_pleco 
    There. Thats better. - Drumachine09 maybe one day we can enjoy one of these - sergo Congrats you recived a RAK gift enjoy! - DemonShark RAK - DemonShark RAK - DemonShark 
    Cheers! - Nick_Pavlovski Since Wendy's is only open 4 hours! - aliz340 For Your Help And Friendship - MeganL3985 Hope you a good time in Germany - alizee340 Good to have you back around the forum! - Nick_Pavlovski 
    Thanks....you could use some Luck with your fish too! - **AquaQueen** I'm baking today and figured I'd share...Thanks for helping whne it's needed! - **AquaQueen** Back at you, CP! - Dave66 You send me fruit I send you pizza!! LOL!! - 2manyfish a fish for the new 5.5g salt! lol - cocoa_pleco 
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    i can try to get pics tomorrow, i lent my camera to someone today. i got mine at a warehouse for 30$. it's a good filter

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    Alizee, How's the Aquaclear as far as noise?
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    i have a whisper 60 on my 10g but i don't turn up more than half way. it's also got 3 small mbunas in it.
    55 gal lightly planted mbuna

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    Quote Originally Posted by sergo
    i have a whisper 60 on my 10g but i don't turn up more than half way. it's also got 3 small mbunas in it.
    Hmmm, I wonder if I should just go with a bigger whisper. I know they're quiet and I already have the filters.
    My tank:
    20g long - 8 Trigonostigma heteromorpha, 2 Corydoras brevirostris, 2 Corydoras agassizii, 1 Corydoras trilineatus named Julian

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    i had to modify the light canopy to get to fit but it wasn't a big deal. hell, it looks like it belongs on there and i have plenty of filtration for my rowdy little friends.
    55 gal lightly planted mbuna

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