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Old 03-06-2013, 08:05 PM   #91 
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This thread really should be a sticky. Sponge filters are a great option for people looking to have a cycled betta tank...
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Old 03-08-2013, 07:16 PM   #92 
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+1 to the sticky! Awesome thread! I was wondering if you could infact make your own sponge filter.
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Old 03-08-2013, 08:48 PM   #93 
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How many sticky votes does a thread need? Most threads like this would have been stickied days ago...
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Old 03-08-2013, 09:21 PM   #94 
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+1 to the sticky! Awesome thread! I was wondering if you could infact make your own sponge filter.
If you read my original article on this thread you will see half of it is how to DIY
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:01 AM   #95 
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Where can you buy the flatter sponge filter that would be ok for smaller tanks? I can't seem to find it anywhere.

Also, is the smallest Tetra Whisper pump recommended for a tank of this size?
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Where can you buy the flatter sponge filter that would be ok for smaller tanks? I can't seem to find it anywhere.

Also, is the smallest Tetra Whisper pump recommended for a tank of this size?
Easiest (and cheapest) place to get them is on ebay.
I've also found them here; http://www.petstore.com/lees-pet-pro...ontent=LE13396


I really don't recommend power filters for anything less than 5 gallons.
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:43 AM   #97 
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Thanks. Got it. So square sponge filter, air pump and air line tubing? Anything else I'd need to order to get this set up and working?
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:52 AM   #98 
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I always recommend an inline air control valve so you can set the bubble rate to not get too much surface aggitation.
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:15 PM   #99 
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I found the Lee filters on Amazon, so that's good. Can be here in a couple of days with free shipping.

For the inline valve, is this what I want? Also, I think I'm going to go with the triangle version. Seems this would best fit in the corner of the tank? I'm really worried this thing is going to be HUGE in a 2.5g tank.



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That valve will be great.
If you are worried, look in my photo album at my 2.5 with the round version of that filter. You can hardly see it!
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