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post #1 of 7 Old 12-18-2006, 08:31 PM Thread Starter
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yeah im going to setup a molly breeding tank and im afraid of the wee little fry being sucked up by my filter. does anyone have a good link on how i can convert my filter into a sponge filter?? and also do undergravel filters suck up fry??
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post #2 of 7 Old 12-18-2006, 08:44 PM
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yeah im going to setup a molly breeding tank and im afraid of the wee little fry being sucked up by my filter. does anyone have a good link on how i can convert my filter into a sponge filter??
What filter do you use?
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and also do undergravel filters suck up fry??
I don't think it would do harm on the livebearer fry but it will be a different story for fry of egg-layers especially when they are kept in pits dug by their parents. As the livebearer fry are pretty much well-developed, the chances of them being sucked by UG filter may not be high.

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post #3 of 7 Old 12-18-2006, 08:46 PM Thread Starter
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ok. i have 2 filters in there right now for my 2 fat and small goldfish that ill soon be moving to a 30 gal. but there just little filters that came in a kit. i think ones an aqua tech 5-15 and the others a some kind of brand 10-20.
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post #4 of 7 Old 12-18-2006, 11:15 PM
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place an aqua clear 30 sponge over ur filter intakes. dig out a lil hole in the sponge for the pipe to fit in, being careful not to tear through to the outside.
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post #5 of 7 Old 12-19-2006, 12:33 PM
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something like this? http://www.fishforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=1501 that one has carbone in it but i made one with just a sponge
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post #6 of 7 Old 12-19-2006, 12:54 PM
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Here's asimple idea for you, but it may get removed.
http://www.cichlid-forum.com/article...ead_filter.php
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post #7 of 7 Old 12-19-2006, 06:42 PM Thread Starter
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thanks!
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