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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-23-2011, 05:34 PM Thread Starter
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In my environmental science class my partner and I are going to "create" a river ecosystem in a long glass (almost fish tank). We need a type of filter or something which will move water all through it and make a constant flowing current to recreate a rivers movements. I was wondering what type of filter we should use. Like undergravel? Or just a HOB filter? Any ideas? Also we will be putting in it microinvertebrates as well as some minnows. Possibly live plants too. Thanks!

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I don't know much about filters but to simulate water flowing yoiu'll need one with a pretty strong flow. I would try a regular hob with a gang valve to control the flow.
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