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Old 09-14-2009, 11:00 PM   #1 
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Question how do i slow down the fast current of my filter?

my filter is really fast and strong..and last time i had a betta he had a hard time swimming against the current and when he biult his bubblenest, it lew the bubbles around the tank! do u guys know any techniques to slow down the current? i dont want to have to buy another filter!
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Old 09-15-2009, 08:53 AM   #2 
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I have had success with tying a thicker nylon stocking around the intake. Look up DIY Filter baffle and you will probably find some more ideas.
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Old 09-15-2009, 12:45 PM   #3 
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Use this: http://www.petfish.net/articles/Do-I...urrentkill.php

and you can add these to your intake tube: http://www.petsmart.com/product/inde...ductId=2752987
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Old 09-15-2009, 10:06 PM   #4 
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i was about to ask the same questions TY anglescar!
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Old 09-16-2009, 10:55 PM   #5 
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thank you, that was really helpful!!
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Old 09-17-2009, 11:50 AM   #6 
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If i put a sponge where the water comes down would that ok?
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Old 09-17-2009, 12:45 PM   #7 
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You mean for a waterfall type filter? I don't know I've never tried, but the bottle one really works. :) I've had it set up on all my tanks.
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