Polyester Safe?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Fanatic, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. FanaticFishlore VIPMember

    Can I use a polyester laundry bag to cover up my filter intake, I am worried about my juvenile Cockatoo Cichlid getting sucked in, don’t want another death.

    The bags haven’t been used before, just making sure the material is safe.
  2. FashoogaFishlore VIPMember

    I would think it be Ok as long there isn't any chemicals like bleach in it.
  3. FanaticFishlore VIPMember

    No, it's dye free, and 100% polyester material.
    I don't know if I will add it, I put my hand up to the intake, and it didn't feel like it would suck him in at all.
  4. FashoogaFishlore VIPMember

    You could always get a sponge and maybe remove the intake grate and put the sponge in it's place.

    Just cut a sliver in the sponge and stick it in there.
  5. TreeforkWell Known MemberMember

    Seems like it would be ok, we always stuffed poly fill into our sump bag for filtration.
  6. FanaticFishlore VIPMember

    I ended up not needing it, left it out.
    The apistogramma cacatuoides did just fine :)

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