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Thread: This makes me happy.
09-22-2007, 10:04 PM #1
This makes me happy.
So I was coming home from getting gas today, and when I turned in my neighborhood, I saw a garage sale. I did what EVERYBODY does, and glaced at what was there. The word "Marineland" caught my eye. IMMEDIATLY I pulled over and stopped. I get out, and low and behold, there was a BRAND NEW Penguin 350, still in the box, with the attatchments still sealed in the bag. $20 was all they wanted, so I got it.
Now, I have 2 big filters instead of 1 big filter and 3 small ones. When I get paid again, I am going to get another 350, so I will have AWESOME filtration.
A question though. There is a little grey flap on the intake tube. Should I open it, or just leave it closed?Money can't buy happiness, but it sure can pay the rent.
09-22-2007, 10:11 PM #2
Congrats on your find! Eagle eyes for spotting it!
No idea about the flap though. Someone else I'm sure will help!8 tanks running now:
1x 220 gallon, 2x55 gallon, 1x40 gallon long, 1x29 gallon, 1x20 gallon long, 1x5.5 gallon, 1x2 gallon
Gouramis, barbs, rasboras, plecos, corys, tetras, fancy guppies, swordtails, ottos, rainbow shark, upside-down catfish, snails, and Max and Sparkles the bettas.
09-22-2007, 10:12 PM #3
Thats the mid-level strainer, I think. It pulls the higher "floaties" or wastes out of the water. I leave it open on mine. Figured it can't hurt anything.
If thats what your talking about...
Can't beat that deal though! I paid more for my 200 lol*Keep Smiling, It Makes People Wonder What Your Up To*
55 Gallon--On Hold, In Storage...
20 Gallon High--Tetra and Cory's
5 Gallon Hex--Guppies (3 Female, 2 Male)
2.5 Gallon Mini Bow--Future ADF Habitat
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09-22-2007, 11:00 PM #4
i dont use my middle piece. i placed my 2 HOB's so that one has a intake towards the top (biowheel), and one towards the bottom (aquatech)
lol, i have the same filter on the 55g, and it splashes so much my glass covers literally have algae growing on them