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  1. justinleeldn

    20 Gallon Tank Venturi on or off?

    Thanks for the advice.
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    20 Gallon Tank Venturi on or off?

    Yes, it is.
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    20 Gallon Tank Venturi on or off?

    I'm definitely heavily stocked, and yes, some would say overstocked, so I know I can't add anymore fish to the tank. The water is clean, I do my 20% water changes once a week and the fish appear to be happy, so i'm not concerned about that. I'm thinking venturi on, or off is just going to be...
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    20 Gallon Tank Venturi on or off?

    Hello! I know this has been asked before, but I can't seem to find a definitive answer. I am using a Eheim Pickup 160 internal filter in a 105 litre tank. I currently use the Venturi option, but I have been told by many fish keepers they don't use it as they have never felt the need. Am I...
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    29 Gallon Tank Internal filter placement

    Thanks for your reply. Yes, I think the weekly water changes are best.
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    29 Gallon Tank Internal filter placement

    I'm with you on the, 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it'. I'm not having any problems, and since my tank is heavily stocked I think the surface agitation is required. On the other hand, I have quite a few plants in the aquarium, which will also be supplying oxygen. It's a tricky one, but for now...
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    29 Gallon Tank Internal filter placement

    I am using an internal filter in a 105 litre tank. I currently have the filter submerged, about two inches below the water level. See attached pic. I have since heard that internal filters work better if you place them nearer to the bottom of the tank. Is this true? I have a lot of fish in my...
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    Cleaning filter sponge

    I have an internal filter and I'm wondering how often I should remove and clean the filter sponge?Some say two weeks, others say four. What is best? I know that I should only rinse it in water removed from the tank, and not under the tap.
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