How To Reduce An Aqueon Filter's Flow

Discussion in 'Filters and Filtration' started by BlackOsprey, May 24, 2018.

  1. BlackOspreyValued MemberMember

    I have an aqueon quietflow HOB in an axolotl tank. The axie's been looking kinda peaked lately, and since water tests came back normal, I'm betting that the filter's flow is too high for the little guy. So how do I reduce its flow?
  2. bryangar

    bryangarWell Known MemberMember

    There are many things that you can use for a baffle. Easiest and cheapest method would be to cut the middle portion of it and cut it down the middle then just insert it into the filter. (image bettabox)

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  3. OP

    BlackOspreyValued MemberMember

    That's a water bottle, right? I'll try that! Thank you.
  4. bryangar

    bryangarWell Known MemberMember

    Oops, Yes it is! Any water bottle will work. :)
  5. rv5869New MemberMember

    in the water bottle i put a hole in it to attach to the blue piece in the filter. i crammed a sponge in the water bottle to keep the betta out
  6. Guanchy

    GuanchyWell Known MemberMember

    you can also put a sponge on the outtake of the filter, thats what i have in mine.
  7. rv5869New MemberMember

    How did you attach the sponge? Can you post a picture, ty.

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