sponge filter...

Discussion in 'Filters and Filtration' started by 0morrokh, Apr 25, 2006.

  1. 0morrokhFishlore VIPMember

    Well I need a sponge filter for a Q tank...are there any good brand names? And seeing as the person at Petco didn't know what they are :p, I think I will have to order it online...any idea where?

  2. chickadeeFishlore VIPMember

    Try this one or check the site to see if one of the others might meet your needs better.


    I hope this helps.

  3. GunnieWell Known MemberMember

    Here's some for $3.00 apiece. I have never ordered these, but this site is usually selling on aquabid and has been participating in weekly auctions on another board with no complaints!

  4. 0morrokhFishlore VIPMember

    ok thanks!
  5. chris02_84Valued MemberMember

    you can make your own....some pvc pipe 1/2 inch with a powerhead, and a sponge
  6. atmmachine816Fishlore VIPMember

      I find even better than a sponge filter and would work good for a betta and only costs 2$ each for me at a lfs, get two or one and you'd be all set.
  7. 0morrokhFishlore VIPMember

    I've seen filters like that atmmachine, but I was worried they'd create too much water movement. The Q tank will be just 5 gallons. I don't want to upset the Bettas...
  8. fish_r_friendWell Known MemberMember

  9. atmmachine816Fishlore VIPMember

    I don't think they'd create much more water movement than a sponge filter, and if your'e worried you can get a 2way gang valve and adjust it to how many bubbles come out as you like it.
  10. 0morrokhFishlore VIPMember

    Hmmm, I think I want to stick with a sponge filter. That make your own sponge filter was cool but it sounds like it would be really powerful for such a small tank.

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