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Filter Flow Strong For Betta In 5 Gallon

Discussion in 'Betta Splendens' started by leroythebetta, May 13, 2012.

  1. leroythebetta

    leroythebetta Member

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    I just got my 5.5 Top Fin Tank. It came with a Top Fin power filter, It is pretty slow, just too fast for my betta. What can I do to reduce the filter rate, I don't really want to go out and spend $20 more dollars for my $35 tank
     
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    You could baffle the flow. :good: This is easy to do with some filter sponge or something.
     
  3. Ilovemybetta

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    How do you add filter sponges?
     
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    Just get some sponges and put them in front of the output :good:
     
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    Tolak Gun Toting Lunatic

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    http://www.fishforums.net/index.php?/topic/84710-best-filter-current-killing-method-ive-found/

    Enjoy a tasty beverage & use the bottle. :)
     
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    i can attest to this, it works very well.

    also works as a bit of a muffler for the filter as well.
     
  7. RainGamma

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    Tried but it stops it like from doing anything
     
  8. Deanasue

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    I cut plastic water bottles the size of the filter and use parcel tape to attach it. Works like a charm.
     

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