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post #1 of 3 Old 01-09-2013, 06:06 PM Thread Starter
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3 gal filter in a 5 gal tank?

Hello. I'm relatively new to keeping fish (well, at least new to doing a good job at it). One thing that's always been a problem in my tanks is that my fish tend to get sucked up in the filter. So, I thought I might try using a smaller filter to remedy this. However, I do not know if this is safe for the fish, so I would like some input before I buy a new filter.

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post #2 of 3 Old 01-10-2013, 12:30 AM
what are you keeping in the 5 gallon tank?
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post #3 of 3 Old 01-10-2013, 08:43 AM
Before getting a new filter, how about a prefilter sponge over the inlet tube?


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